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Ammo Awareness: 6.5 Grendel

Yes, Grendel is the bad guy, but it fits, because the 6.5 Grendel is bad ... but I mean that in a good way.

Concealed-Carry at the Small of the Back: Pros & Cons

We affectionately call it "SOB Carry," and it may work well for you ... here's how to tell.

The Doctor is In! 6 Top Gun-Safety Mistakes to Avoid

As a doctor, hunter and lifelong gun owner, Dr. Dvorchak has collected six simple ways to help stay safe.

NRA Guide: How to Use Your Gun's Sights

Using your gun's sights properly is a little bit counterintuitive. We explain the basics here.

5 Biggest Misconceptions Around Reloading

Except for the one about how reloaders are obsessed, because that one's true ... try and you will be, too!

What Makes a Riflescope?

So what do all those names and numbers mean, anyway?

How to Reduce Revolver Recoil

Wheelguns don't have to kick like mules in order to serve as your defensive, hunting or target-shooting guns!

What You Must Know About Gun Stock Fit

The stock is the interface between you and your gun, so naturally it's a critical part of your performance.

How to Shoot a Shotgun

Don't laugh ... rifle and pistol shooters need to master a different skillset to shoot scatterguns effectively. Here are the basics.

How to Mentor a New Shooter on the Range

Mentoring a new shooter has a lot of self-satisfaction and empowerment for both student and teacher.

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