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Best AR-15 Optics & Scopes 2017: Red Dots to Magnified

Not sure what optic or scope to get for your AR? We’ll cover 1x optics and magnified scopes, plus recommended mounts, accessories, and backup sights.  By the end of this you’ll know the perfect one for your budget and end use. *UPDATED 2017*: More optics! So let’s get started with red dots first! Best AR-15 Red […]

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5 Best Home Defense Tactical Shotguns of 2017

At this moment I have a safe full of nice and expensive rifles and handguns.  But…it is a shotgun that sits by the bed. Why? Because, per trigger pull, it delivers the most terminally devastating payload possible from a controllable, shoulder fired firearm. When it comes to home defense we all want the most effective […]

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Best Electronic Hearing Protection Ear Muffs for Shooting

“WHAT DID YOU SAY?!?” Ready to stop yelling and level up to electronic hearing protection? I’ll walk you through the most popular ear muffs for all budgets and what I use for all-day competitions and when I’m being the range officer (RO). My Hearing Protection Journey I first started with the 3M Optime ($20) above since […]

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Best 9mm Ammo 2017: Self Defense & Range

Find out the best 9mm ammo for self defense based on ballistic gel tests that cover penetration depth and expansion. Plus the best range plinking ammo too. Best 9mm Ammo for Self Defense Testing Background The below pictures and data are from a super in-depth post from Lucky Gunner plus a little bit of our personal […]

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.300 Blackout (BLK) vs 5.56 & .223

Time to cut through all of the chatter. The .300 Blackout (BLK) has been called everything from the 5.56 killer to the black mamba. It was designed by Advanced Armament Company (AAC) to be a replacement for the MP5SD, a 9mm sub-machine gun favored by special ops.  But it had to have more power, the […]

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Best .45 ACP Ammo for Home Defense & Target Practice 2017

Got a shiny .45 ACP pistol and want to feed it the best? Read on for our recommendations of the best ammo for home defense and target shooting. Best .45 ACP Ammo for Home Defense The .45 ACP is a slow moving but heavy round that is well-known for its stopping power.  1911 anyone? I […]

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