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11 Best .17 HMR Rifles Tested In-Field 2018 ( Savage Bolt-Action to Semi-Auto )...

 The obvious birth of the 17 HMR rimfire craze started with the development of the famed 22 WMR back in 1959. Over many years,...
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How To Cock A Crossbow, Explained! ( Barehanded, Cocking Rope, Crank )

As technology advances, we are faced with multiple choices for all items we purchase. Each one shows the benefits it provides without listing the...
TenPoint Shadow NXT

Crossbow Hunting 101: The 8 Main Differences Compared To Bow Hunting

From hunting rifles to shotguns and compound bows to best crossbows, hunting can be a thrill no matter your weapon of choice.  You may be new...
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The 11 Best .308 Rifles Reviewed In 2018 – Bolt-Action, Semi-Auto to Sniper and...

The .308 Winchester is one of the most popular rifle cartridges not only in America, but worldwide. Introduced in 1952, the .308 Winchester has...
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The 8 Best .45 ACP Pistols For Every Budget Reviewed ( 2018 Buyer Guide...

We live in a world where new whiz-bang pistol cartridges come along every 6 months. This begins the endless debate of caliber choice. However,...
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Compound Bow Parts & Lingo: 17-Item Complete Guide! ( 2018 )

From crossbows to longbows to recurves, it seems that some form of archery has been around since the dawn of time. Thankfully, the advancement of technology has brought...
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20-Step Guide on How To Shoot A Compound Bow ( First Shot Set-Up to...

Walking out of the store carrying your new compound bow is an exciting feeling. It is the beginning of a fun, yet very technical adventure. Whether you bought your bow for recreational shooting or hunting, many...
Benjamin Trail NP XL Magnum

Review: Benjamin Trail NP XL Magnum

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best hunting air rifle. Hunting with airguns is a rapidly growing sport. The guns themselves are now more accurate, more powerful, and more affordable than...
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How To Use A Climbing Tree Stand ( Complete Guide )

Hunters used to have it pretty rough when it came to tree stands. They were often large and heavy pieces of gear that featured...
Benjamin Bulldog

Review: Benjamin Bulldog .357 PCP Air Rifle

Outdoor Empire pick for best PCP airgun The Benjamin Bulldog looks like it took a step out of a sci-fi movie and into our hearts. The...

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