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How To Protect Your Rifle from the Elements

Hunting can involve carrying and using many tools. Boots, backpacks, and radios can all be important to the success of your hunting trip. But the...
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Hunting vs Sporting Shotguns: What They Are & Comparison

Getting into shotgunning seems like it should be easy. All you need is a 12-gauge shotgun and you can do everything, right? Then you get...
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What Type of Hearing Protection is Best for Shooting?

Guns are very loud, and a gunshot can damage your hearing, especially if you shoot a gun often. It is essential to have good...
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How To Make Homemade Ear Plugs for Shooting

Your hearing is one of the most precious resources you have. Unfortunately, damage to your inner ear may get worse as you get older...
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Expert Advice: The Best All Around Hunting Rifle Caliber

My hunting friends love to rib each other about their favorite calibers. A particularly sharp rivalry is between my love of 6.5mm caliber cartridges (such...
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What is the Cheapest Handgun Caliber to Shoot?

I've always found that becoming proficient with pistols takes more practice than doing so with a rifle or shotgun. This makes sense because handguns lack...
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Can You Shoot 7.62×51 With a .308 Rifle? (And Vice Versa)

Firearm safety is important, and one aspect of firearm safety is to only load your rifle with compatible ammunition. Even guns chambered in the same...
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Pros and Cons of .308 Rifles: Great Gun, But Not For...

While there are both pros and cons of .308 rifles, .308 is one of the most common rifle rounds used by sportspeople and recreational...
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What’s the Cheapest Rifle Caliber to Shoot? (Most Bangs for Your...

My least favorite part of the shooting hobby has to be dealing with ever-inflating ammo prices. Unfortunately, unless you're collecting vintage firearms, you'll almost never...
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Shotgun Gauge vs Caliber: Why and How Is It Different?

Regardless of its type, the inside of a firearm barrel is known as the bore. These sizes can range from very small to impressively...
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