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July 2017

Live the Legend

Aim Event – Sparta, IL


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AIM is the official youth program of the American Trapshooting Association (ATA) and the event kicks off what is a spectacular several weeks of shooting as The Grand American World Trapshooting Championships (known simply as the Grand American to competing shooters). That event takes place Aug. 2-12. Trapshooting, and the shotgun sports in general, are […]

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Becky Yackley

Travel to Shoot – Find Experiences Beyond Your Local Range


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Cotton fields, ocean creatures, sand in their toes and snow under skis – they’ve seen a lot! The top of the continental divide on snow, midnight runs in a medieval city in Urbino, Italy, to Russian White Nights in St Petersburg, to a sea fortress in Finland .  Shooting has shown them sights beyond their […]

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Rob Pincus

Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun for Home Defense


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Is a pistol, rifle or shotgun the best choice for a home defense firearm? First, let’s dismiss a couple of clichés: “Any Gun Will Do.” Yes, any operational gun could be used to stop a threat, but since you have the opportunity to choose one, train with it and stage it responsibly ahead of time. […]

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Melissa Bachman

The Importance of Joining a Summer Clay League


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All across the country there are tons of trap leagues that would be more than happy to welcome you to their team! I’ve found the best way to find these is to ask around at your local gun shop or simply Google “trap leagues near me.” Although there are some more competitive than others, these […]

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Rob Pincus

Home Defense Tactics


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  Evade Evasion is defined as “put yourself in a position where the threat cannot hurt you.” You can do this by positioning yourself away from where the threat is trying to make entry or leaving the room where they are. In some cases, you might even leave your home to avoid a physical confrontation. […]

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Live the Legend

Now is the Time to Prep for Deer Hunting Season


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  Check Your Gun – Have you even touched your rifle or slug gun since the season closed last year. Hopefully you cleaned it before you put it up for the season. Either way, get your firearm(s) out that you use for hunting and go over them with a thorough cleaning and inspection. Check for […]

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Ron Spomer

Selecting a Scope to Balance With Your Rifle, Game, Cartridge and Style of Hunting


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If that sounds daunting, toughen up because there’s more: 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X or 8X zoom range? Low end power of 1.5X, 2X, 3X, 4X or 6X? Top end 9X, 10X, 12X, 14X, 18X, 24X or 30X? Holy moly! And we haven’t even gotten to anti-reflection coatings options and HD lenses yet. HELP! Well, maybe […]

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