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69 years of Gun Digest books on 3 discs

Editor’s Pick: 70 Years of Gun Books on 3-Discs

  When you’ve been putting out an annual gun book for nearly 70 years and that volume is always the best seller, that kind of speaks volumes about the quality inside the binding. And so it is with Gun Digest, in continual yearly print since 1944. Why does this gun book have a crazy...

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Editor’s Pick: Build the Perfect Bug-Out Bag: Your 72-Hour Disaster Survival Kit

  Bug-Out Bags: A Good Idea Though the idea of survival in the case of everything from a natural disaster to something as catastrophic as complete, worldwide economic collapse and civil disintegration has gathered speed among the American public recently. Witness the success of television shows like National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers. While there is...

Concealed carry information for your new Kahr 45

Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, 2nd Edition

Do you Ayoob? We here at Gun Digest can’t get enough of Massad Ayoob and his expert advice on concealed carry and self-defense practices—and apparently neither can our readers. His first Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry was printed back in 2008 and sold like gangbusters, so when we asked Massad what was new,...

A great 1911 book

Editor’s Pick: The 1911 All Day Long

  One of our industry colleagues recently took a photo of the gun magazines on a newsstand display he was perusing at his local bookstore, pointing out that, out of 12 magazines available, nine featured a 1911 of some sort. If he’d waited another week, he could have counted 10, as our October 8...

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Editor’s Pick: The Best .22 Rifle Book

  If our interactions on social media are any indication, American hunters are embracing the season of filling the freezer like never before. Early dove, teal, and Canada goose seasons are open, and bowhunters are filling big-game tags in the West, as are deer hunters across the South. Yet to come—rifle big-game seasons. Which...

Blackhawk Speed Clips for MOLLE Straps

Editor’s Pick: Blackhawk Speed Clips

  Blackhawk Speed Clips: Essential for Gear with MOLLE Straps If you own anything with MOLLE straps my bet is you rarely if ever change or move the gear attached to your pack or pouch. The reason? It is such a hassle weaving straps and loops is time-consuming and tedious. Well, as the old...