|Handgunning for varmints
87 Views - Posted: November 21 at 9:00 am
We were never overrun with those juicy targets we read about in the big sporting magazines — articles by guys who referred to their shooting cult as “varminters.”
|Varmint hunting (Deep South style)
140 Views - Posted: October 21 at 9:00 am
I don’t know why we were never arrested.
|“Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire”
126 Views - Posted: September 23 at 9:00 am
Kris Koenig introduced himself to me as “the only national public television producer I know of with a concealed carry permit.”
|Where have all the bullets gone?
166 Views - Posted: August 23 at 9:00 am
If by now you haven’t experienced the frustrating bullet shortage or voiced a loud complaint about it, it’s a fair bet you don’t shoot for a hobby — or shoot at all.
|How to shoot well
219 Views - Posted: July 25 at 9:00 am
I’ve never been much of a shotgunner — mainly due to lack of practice.
|The building of ‘Beulah Belle’
217 Views - Posted: June 25 at 9:00 am
In the late ’40s and ’50s, the United States was undergoing a boom economy, recovering from restricted materiel supplies that resulted from World War II.
509 Views - Posted: May 27 at 9:00 am
An attorney friend who knows a little more about guns than I do about the dark side of the moon — but not much more — was wandering around a regional gun show, looking for I’m not sure what.
I think he had been caught up in all the furor and hype and just figured he needed another gun to go with his one revolver.
|Gun cleaning miracle home remedy
341 Views - Posted: April 25 at 9:00 am
This month, we’re supplying you with one of those tips you will wish you had discovered long ago. It’s a cleaning liquid so simple, so easily concocted, you’ll probably wonder why you never heard about it before.
|The safety bullet
441 Views - Posted: March 25 at 9:00 am
If you’ve ever set nails in concrete with an explosive shell, you’re going to be familiar with the operational concept of one of the newest and most innovative firearms safety devices on the market.
It is called the “Safety Bullet.”
444 Views - Posted: February 25 at 9:00 am
My favorite daughter walked in the door one evening, after a shift of five nights straight as an RN in her hometown emergency room.
“Dad,” she announced, “I need another gun.”
When she was at the ripe old age of 20, still in college and nursing school, she decided she needed to take my state-certified concealed carry permit course.
|A big-bore revolver hog hunt
693 Views - Posted: January 28 at 9:00 am
I was sitting on an East Texas pipeline, cradling my 7 1/2-inch Ruger Super Redhawk in my lap, watching a pile of corn that had been scattered about the area and trampled with hundreds of hog tracks.
My hand cannon was stuffed with 335-grain hard-cast bullets in .454 Casull, a potent enough load in itself, but this went the extra step. These rounds were manufactured by Cor-Bon — a company that found its niche in the ammunition market by producing ammo that pushed the envelope.
|The short, fat paradox
571 Views - Posted: December 31, 2012 at 9:00 am
At the turn of the millennium, 13 years ago, the biggest news in the rifle world was the proliferation of new cartridges based on the old African hunting round named the .404 Jeffrey.
|Smith & Wesson hits the ‘sweet spot’ with their new Shield
1213 Views - Posted: October 29, 2012 at 9:00 am
One of my favorite “working” handguns has become my Smith & Wesson Military & Police Pro series pistol in 9 mm. This gun has a factory 4 1/2-pound trigger pull, and I recently purchased a Level III retention holster. With the blessing of my chief, it has become my duty sidearm.
942 Views - Posted: September 24, 2012 at 8:00 am
A group of firearms instructors for the sheriff’s office was standing around, waiting for a meeting to begin. One of the guys, the best pistol shooter among that relatively talented group, pulled a little North American Arms .22 Magnum revolver out of his pocket, and began showing it around.
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