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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.

The Burris MTAC Illuminated 1-4 scope on 1X magnification makes for fast target acquisition while keeping peripheral vision. Author Photo.

Gun Review: CMMG Mutant is a Beast of a Hybrid

Shooting to take the best from the AR and AK platforms and marrying them, CMMG's new rifle appears to be a real beast. But more important than just being innovative, the Mutant also proves to be functional.

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Handgun Review: .380 Carry Pistols

The sometimes-maligned .380 is still a favorite carry choice. Here we test three of the more popular .380 carry pistols side-by-side.

The ability to read the wind in long range is probably more important than shooting ability. At 1,000 yards the slightest change of wind speed or value will put you out of the 10 ring.

Test Your Marksman Skills with Long-Range Shooting

Dick Jones won the North State Regional 1,000 Yard Championship at Camp Butner, N.C., two consecutive years. The competitive shooter relays some of the tricks, tips and considerations of high-performance long-range shooting.

Glock 42 Review.

New Kid on the Glock: Glock 42 Review

Perhaps more than any other handgun introduction in 2014, this one caught the attention of concealed carry fans everywhere. In this Glock 42 review, Dick Jones gives his impression.