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Massad Ayoob has been “swimming with the sharks” as an expert witness for the courts for 33 years in cases involving weapons and shootings. In his new book, “Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition,” he shares his insight into two of today’s hottest concealed carry issues: Castle Doctrine and stand your ground laws.
The animals you hunt live amid an abundance of rock, trees, hillocks and other rifle rests. Alas, there’s never a rock or a limb where you need it, when you have little time to fire. That’s why Cro Magnon man invented a rest for his spear…Well, perhaps the bipod doesn’t go that far [...]
If you really want to start an argument you can tell your wife you are buying a motorcycle or you tell someone which handgun is best for concealed carry. Being single, I haven’t had a good argument in a long time, so maybe it is time to poke the hive by taking a look at [...]
By Robert Campbell The original 1911 sights were embryonic military style sights.They were more than bumps on the slide, but not much more, and they were not ideal for accurate fire. The 1911A1 featured improved sights but until the days of the National Match pistol there was little to choose from. Custom pistols miths fabricated [...]
You have made the decision to hunt with your new big-bore revolver, and now you are facing the decision of choosing a sighting system for this short-barreled firearm. Or maybe you will only be punching paper and not hunting. What is the best system available? That depends. There are a number of factors [...]
One shot does not a marksman make. Neither does it demonstrate accuracy. A single hole, in an animal or a paper target, shows only that you fired the rifle. It takes more to achieve true marksmanship. During the iron-sight stage of a smallbore match years ago, I settled into prone and accidentally brushed the [...]
In “Big-Bore Revolvers,” author Max Prasac looks at terminal ballistics from the perspective of the big-bore revolver, and dispenses some of the myths he says are frequently perpetuated by the hunting/gun magazine industry as a whole.
Based on the response to our latest book giveaway, rimfire rifles – new and old – are as popular as ever! Whether target shooting, training or plinking – they’re fun to shoot.
It’s always good to clean your gun and keep it in top-notch shape. Why, then, would you intentionally foul the bore by sending a shot down the barrel prior to heading out on a hunt?
When can you use deadly force? The short answer is that your attacker must possess the ability and opportunity to do you grave harm—but you must also have to have done everything in your ability to avoid a confrontation. In “Armed: The Essential Guide to Concealed Carry,” Bruce Eimer, Ph.D., provides a more detailed discussion of the issue.