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Setting A 3-Gun Course Of Your Own


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Want to get in on 3-Gun, one of the fastest growing shooting competitions in America, but aren’t quite ready to make the commitment of participating in an official event? No problem. While actual 3-Gun courses can stretch over large areas, involve extensive target presentations and allow for the expenditure of large quantities of ammo, shooters […]

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Defensive Training Rounds


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Ask firearms retailers what drives the majority of sales in their store and odds are they will tell you handguns for self-defense and the ammunition needed for practice. More and more people—and increasingly women—are taking an active role in protecting themselves and their families both at home and when out on the town. For many […]

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Shooting Myths Busted: Flat-Shooting Magnums


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How many times have you been in a discussion of how flat-shooting a magnum is compared to a standard caliber load and had magnum fans make claims such as “a magnum shoots dead flat out to 500 yards.” When broached with the idea, shooting and hunting expert Ron Spomer says, “Yah, glue feathers on a pig and […]

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Tips For Time At The Range


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Let’s face it, everyone’s resources are limited in some fashion whether it be in time or money, or sometimes even access to your favorite range. But it’s important to keep skills sharp, particularly when it comes to being properly prepared for self-defense, so leading firearms trainer and self-defense consultant Rob Pincus offers these insights into how to […]

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Myth Busters – The Perfect Bullet Weight


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In the 2014 Winchester product catalog, longtime gun writer Ron Spomer tackles some commonly held myths by many shooters and sets the record straight. One myth, that there is a perfect bullet weight for every caliber just doesn’t hold up. Here’s what Spomer has to say to those shooters who claim there is a perfect bullet weight for their […]

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Making Range Shooting More Fun


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Now that hunting season is in full force around the country, I’m sure there have been a few people out there who’ve realized that they should have put in a little more time in at the range during the offseason. Practice is one of the most important things you can do to ensure you have […]

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Myth Busters: The Wasted Energy Myth


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A lot of talk is spent among hunters regarding the benefits of bullets that don’t pass all the way through game so that bullet energy isn’t wasted, and game is killed more efficiently. But in challenging that theory, outdoor writer Ron Spomer poses the question: How dead is dead enough? Common thought has it that […]

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Myth Busters: Minimum Impact Energy – Ron Spomer


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Gun writer Ron Spomer helps shooters sift through some of the misinformation, and just plain misunderstandings that are traded among shooters and hunters as fact. In this myth buster from the Winchester catalog, Spomer tackles the misguided notions surrounding “minimum impact energy,” generally as it relates to the humane taking of game. Spomer explains: “In […]

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