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Today’s hunter is constantly searching for the load with the best knockdown power, when shot placement is far more important in regards to knocking an animal down.

The Truth Behind Knockdown Power

Energy is definitely a factor in what is called knockdown power, but there are other facets in play determining if a round will floor game. Location of the hit and construction of the bullet/slug are far more important elements.

While affordable, the Citori 725 line offers elegant features, such as engraving and three grades of walnut.

Browning Adds 20 Gauge to Citori 725 Line

Browning made waves a few years back, introducing an updated version of its Citori over-under shotgun. The 725 has proven so popular, in fact, the company has now released a 20-gauge version.

Smith & Wesson’s foray into really big-bore revolvers came with the introduction of the double-action X-frame. This one is chambered in the high-velocity .460 Smith & Wesson Magnum.

Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs

Whether it's hunting or self-defense, there is a revolver that will fit your needs. But before you make a choice between the slew of revolvers out there, you need to figure out exactly how you plan on using your wheelgun.

The VP9, Heckler & Koch's first new striker fire pistol in around 35 years.

Heckler & Koch Unveils the Striker-Fired VP9

It's been a spell since Heckler & Koch has introduced a striker-fired pistol, but the company's new VP9 appears to have made the wait worth it. The gun is decked out with features nearly any shooter will find appealing.

Stag Arms is now offering new designs for its laser engraved lowers.

Stag Arms Offers New Engraved Lower Receivers

It is no secret at this point that one of the allures of the AR is the ability to customize the firearm. Stag Arms is taking the concept of creating a firearm unique to its owner a step further with new engraved lower designs.