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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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Melissa Bachman

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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Melissa Bachman

Importance of Shooting Sticks


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Making a good, clean, ethical shot is every hunter’s goal. One way I’ve found to help ensure this in the field is by using shooting sticks. You’ve put in the time at the range, you know how your gun and ammo shoot, so make sure you’re giving yourself every advantage in the field. First, utilizing […]

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Heavy Bullets and Wind Drift


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Even with all of the information available to shooters these days, as well as their own experience at the range and on the field, there remains a lot of misconceptions about loads and firearm performance. According to veteran gun and outdoor writer Ron Spomer, one of the biggest is “the notion that heavy bullets drift […]

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Melissa Bachman

Preparation for Slug Gun Hunts


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I grew up in Central Minnesota, where slug hunting was my family’s primary method of choice for deer season. It’s something I’ve become extremely comfortable with, and really enjoy. I have numerous slug hunts planned this fall, and actually have taken a different approach for sighting in my gun and preparing for the season. In […]

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