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Gun Rights are Human Rights, Civil Rights

The right to protect oneself is a basic human right that no person or government has the right to take away. Gun rights are basic civil rights.

What to do When Nothing is Happening During a Hunt

Very often, hunters go out and hunker in blinds or perch in trees and wait for something to happen. Sadly, much of the time it never does... but it's crucial to keep a positive outlook and remain confident.

Spooky and Scary Hunting Stories - Eerie Experiences in the Woods

I don't have that many spooky hunting stories, but some eerie experiences in the woods made an impression on me. Perhaps you'd like to share some of your own? Check it out.

Hunting for Beginners

How to get started hunting for beginners - simple tips to help beginner hunters get started. Knowing where to begin is often the hardest part, and this article takes beginner hunters through each step of the journey to actually getting out into the woods to hunt.

The 338 Federal Cartridge - Something to Get Excited About

With more punch than the 7mm Rem Mag, the 338 Federal promises great performance on deer and other big game. I think I'm in love!

What Does Hunting Mean to You?

Hunting is a very personal experience, and we don't all do it for the same reasons. Or maybe we do, and we don't always express it the same way. Anyhow, this is to be a collection of quotes from readers, telling what hunting means to them.

Hunting and Hunters Superstitions - Odd Beliefs That Hunters Live by

Hunting and hunters' superstitions. There are some odd beliefs that hunters live by... which gun to use, what hat or cap to wear, etc. The list just goes on. I have one or two myself... but I can't say that I've found any of them to be 100% reliable. Here are some examples, and a chance for you to tell us some of your own hunting superstitions.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 12: Season Finale

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 12 - Season Finale

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 11: Browning M1919, Half-Track, and Pick Your Poison

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 11 - Browning machine gun, half-track, and "pick your poison."

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 10: Crazy Spinning Wheel of Bang-Bang, and Zip Line

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 10 - a 30-foot spinning arm, H&K SP89 MP5K, M1A rifle, zip line, and Browning Hi-Power pistol. Need I say more?

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 9: Shotguns and Crossbows

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 9 - Benelli M4 and Vinci shotguns, and Stryker Strykezone crossbows.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 8: Precise Trick Shots and Cannons

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 8. Precision trick shooting with a rifle, shooting tossed cans with a revolver, and cannons.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 7: Inverted Shooting and Threading the Needle

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 7. Shooting a revolver upside-down and shooting bullets through tubes with a pistol.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 6: The Mile Shot and Atlatl Battle

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 6. Making a mile shot was not as dramatic as it might have been, and a non-shooting elimination challenge turned out to be a real struggle to survive for two competitors.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 5: Rolling the Dice

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 5. Shooting the dice for speed and accuracy, and trick shots at the proving ground, plus a shooting gallery for elimination. Who went home? Read to find out.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 4: From Archery to Gatling Guns

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 4. Archery and Gatling guns come together on this episode that saw someone return to elimination for the second time this season. Who went home? Read to find out.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 3: Friend vs. Friend

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 3. Good friends compete in this episode that featured seven speed matches and a tough elimination shoot-out. The Sig Sauer P229 40 S&W and Schofield 45 revolver were used in this episode.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 2: A Champion Goes Home

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 2. Exhibition shooting, mirrors, corncob pipes, bowling pins, cans, splitting bullets on an axe, upside down revolver, gumballs on golf tees, and breaking pairs of plates with simultaneous firing of revolvers.

Top Shot All Stars, Episode 1: Finally, it's About Skill

Synopsis and commentary of Top Shot All Stars episode 1.

Olympic Shooting Rules and Scoring

Learn about the rules and scoring guidelines for Olympic Shooting.

What Size Gun do I Need to Kill a Deer?

What Does it Take to Kill a deer? Hunting cartridge performance - a look at foot-pounds of energy, Taylor knock-out values, and the real world.

Remington Model 700 Rifle Dangerous Defective Trigger and Safety

The Remington Model 700 rifle was made for many years with poorly-designed triggers that can cause them to fire when the safety is switched.

How to Finish or Refinish a Gun Stock

How to finish or refinish a gun stock. Preparation, stripping old finishes, removing dents, sanding, burning, finish types, and application.

How to Choose Rifle and Shotgun Scopes

Tips, explanations, and experience on how to choose a rifle or shotgun scope. Variable or fixed power, how much to spend, adjustable objectives, and more.

Muzzleloader Black Powder Load Data Thompson/Center Seneca Renegade Hawken

Muzzleloader black powder load data for traditional sidelock rifles including Thompson/Center (T/C) Seneca, Renegade, and Hawken black powder muzzleloading rifles.

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