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Editor James Card

About Editor James Card

James Card is an editor of Gun Digest the Magazine.

Concealed Carrie - Bags for women who carry handguns.

Concealed Carrie: A Pistol in the Purse

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but for the founder of Concealed Carrie - a company that makes high-end purses and handbags for women who carry concealed handguns - there's no reason why that invention needs to be ugly. Here is the story of Leslie Deets, and her war on hideous handbags.

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3 Innovative Gun Storage Options

So you've sunk big bucks into that gun you've always wanted, now what? Well you better have a place to keep that baby in tip-top shape when you're not behind the trigger. Here are some options certain to to ensure your gun remains pristine as the day you took it out of the box.

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Snap Shooting Sight

This affordable plastic shotgun sight can change your shotgunning perspective.

The Ruger Scout Rifle and Select Quotes by Jeff Cooper

Evolution of a Scout Rifle

The prototype of the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle was described in the essay “The Scout Rifle Idea” by Jeff Cooper in the 1984 edition of the Gun Digest annual.

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Robert Hillberg, 1917-2012

The editors at Gun Digest regret to hear the sad news of the death of Robert Hillberg. He passed away on August 12, 2012. Over his many years of designing firearms, everything from machineguns to sporting pistols, shotguns and rifles, when asked of all his accomplishments, what he is most proud of; Bob replied...

Martin Young from the Oxford Times

British Gun Collector’s 350 Shotguns Seized

Martin Young, a 67-year-old antique gun collector in England, is battling Oxford city council to have his 350 guns returned and his gun license renewed. He has 30 days to arrange for the guns to be moved or the police will auction them off. Mr. Young believes that his collection might be one of...

Jack O'Connor's Custom Ruger M77 in .280 Remington

Classic Guns: Jack O’Connor’s Last Rifle, the Ruger M77

I love to find old hook-and-bullet magazines, the older the better, and read the old-school gun writers. I like the grainy black-and-white photos shot in the field. I like the horn-rimmed glasses, canvas shooting jackets and the Jones hats they wear. Some of these writers have penned stories for Gun Digest over the years....