How To Ship A Rifle (Or Any Other Firearms)

A common question we receive is how a person can ship a firearm. Listed below is a handy “how-to” guide that answers this question and references applicable laws. Always double check with each individual shipper for any local guidelines that you must also be aware of. First, you should be familiar with the terms “licensed”…

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Children and Firearms Safety

When it comes to children and firearms, education is key. Although not every child is ready to receive hands-on education, safety is something that should be taught in your household if you own firearms. Understanding this responsibility is key to owning and using a firearm. There are two main ways to teach children about firearms…

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Top 5: Best Gadgets for Hunting

The art of hunting dates back thousands of years. Thousands of years ago, it used to be said that the strongest and most-skilled hunters would survive and the rest could easily perish. These were the hunters that not only had the know-how, but also had the best gear. Hunting gear has continuously gotten better and…

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Summer Heat and How Weather Affects Firearms Storage

When it comes to storing firearms, a common question that arises in the summer season is how the weather, particularly heat and humidity, affects firearms when stored. Is there an optimal temperature and humidity level that your rifles must be stored at? Exact numbers can vary depending on a multitude of factors. Some variations include include…

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Picking A Good Hunting Partner

While some people prefer to hunt alone, there are some benefits to hunting with a partner. Such as having someone there to help in case an injury occurs or gaining some knowledge. However, picking a good hunting partner can be more of a task than you think. You might think that just asking a friend…

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Making the Right Wind Call

You have been sitting in a hunting blind all day. You are hungry, bored, and tired. You have fought the urge to give up and just head back to the house. You keep telling yourself to hang in there just a little longer–that the wait will soon pay off. And then, it happens! You see…

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Understanding MIL Versus MOA

When it comes to long range shooting, there are two major systems that you will hear about in regards to scope reticles: Milliradians (MIL) and Minutes-of-Angle (MOA). Whichever one you decide to use, it will be easier if your reticle matches your turrets. They are both units of angular measurements and used quite a bit…

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Mechanical Offset: What It Is & Why It’s Important

With any rifle, it is important to have an understanding of your setup and equipment. For precision rifle, when shooting inside your zero range or when you are shooting from a port or behind an obstacle, understanding what mechanical offset is and why it is important can make the difference between you effectively taking a…

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How To Properly Zero A Rifle

If you want to be able to hit what you are aiming at, the first thing you need to do is properly zero your rifle. This is especially important to remember when buying a new custom rifle or changing scopes. The first thing you want to do is get your barrel and sights in rough…

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The Fundamentals of a Good Long Range Shooting Position

When it comes to a good long range shooting position, there are fundamentals that should be applied to any shooting position; whether that position is sitting, kneeling, standing, or prone.  Although the prone position offers the most stability, there are some common factors that can be applied to any position to be accurate and effective.…

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