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Dick Jones

About Dick Jones

Dick Jones is a freelance outdoor writer and author whose interest in guns and shooting has encompassed his lifetime. He’s a Distinguished Rifleman, and former High Master, who captained and coached a High Power rifle team on a national level, winning six Dogs of War medals. His interests in shooting span from classic double shotguns to AR-15s, sniper rifles and competitive pistol shooting. He’s also a shooting instructor and runs Lewis Creek Shooting School in High Point, N.C.

FNS-9mm Compact Review.

FNS-9 Compact Review

FNH makes a splash in the carry market with its new striker-fired FNS-9 Compact.

Another entry in the packer/kit gun is Ruger’s LCRx 3-inch. Last year Ruger brought out an exposed hammer version of their very successful LCR line. At 15.7 ounces in .38 Special +P, the LCRx 3-inch revolver is accurate and small enough for almost any purpose. Double-action trigger pull on the LCR has been excellent from the beginning, but the added accuracy potential of the 3-inch barrel, combined with adjustable sights and a single-action trigger, make this an impressive little gun for general outdoor use. It’s something that should be a valuable addition to any kit bag. The LCRx 3-inch is available in a matte black finish only. ($549;

Photo Gallery: 8 New Revolvers for 2015

There may not be as many revolver companies cranking out new designs each year as their high-capacity semi-auto counterparts, but revolvers still command a loyal following.

Why concealed carry training is so essential.

Why Concealed Carry Training is Essential

Buying a gun and ammo is just the first small step. Perfecting your skills and nerve in a threatening situation is key to your safety. Concealed carry training will get you there.

Most popular Glock models.

5 Game-Changing Glocks

The development of the first Glock forever changed the handgun market as we know it. Here are five of the company’s most iconic models.