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8 Best Shooting Glasses Reviewed In 2021 ( Trap & Target Shooting )

Your eyes are sensitive liquid sacks, and any damage to them can leave you permanently handicapped. That sounds scary, but the risk of that...
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6 Best Fireproof Gun Safes of 2021

People use gun safes to protect their guns from several threats: Theft, flood, children's curious and unknowing hands. And fire. House fires serious enough to cause...
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Rifles 101: Common Rifle Types & Actions

Bolt-action, lever-action, semi-automatic—what do they all mean? Your rifle's action determines what type of gun it is and how it works. There are many types...
M4A1 (AR-15) tactical carbine on the bulletproof vest

The Beginner’s Guide to Building an AR-15 Part One

AR-15s are extremely versatile firearms, and you can customize them in nearly an infinite number of ways. I almost have more fun building AR-15s than...
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9 Best AR-15 Flashlights Reviewed & Revealed (2021 Hands-on Guide)

If you have to shoot in low-light conditions, you’ll need a good light for your weapon. But before you run out and purchase the first AR-15 flashlight you...

17 Best Home Gun Safes of 2021

When you aren't cleaning, training with, or carrying your firearms, they should be locked away in a safe, secure location. This can mean a lockbox,...

8 Best Shoulder Holsters For All Purposes ( Leather, Glock 19 & 17 )

Shoulder holsters are a slick and fashionable way to carry a gun. They have been popularized by movies and television but are a very...
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The Beginner’s Guide to Building an AR-15 Part Two: Assembly and Testing

This article is the second part of a two-part series. Back in part one, I covered what you need to build your first AR-15...
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The 8 Best Predator Hunting Lights Reviewed ( 2021 Hands-on Guide )

So how important is it to make the right choice when it comes to a predator hunting light? Well, the wrong light will give you...
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Gun Safe Dehumidifiers 101

Quick question: What is the most common threat to your firearms? Is it theft? Fire? Flooding? Getting dropped and lost in the woods? While these are...