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Try handloading for guaranteed ammo supply in times of trouble

When fear and uncertainty hit—whether from a pandemic, financial crisis, or a good old-fashioned natural disaster—handloading your own ammunition ensures you can keep hunting regardless of what ammo is left on the shelves. This past weekend I went to the range with some friends from out of town. We sighted in a few rifles and

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Shotgun fundamentals: Understanding choke tubes and shot patterns

Shotgun 101: Understanding choke tubes and shot patterns

A shotgun is a versatile tool capable of taking all manner of winged game and, when equipped with slugs, even big or dangerous game. Regardless of what you’re hunting, it’s crucial you understand how a shotgun’s choke dictates its application and effectiveness. The choke controls the spread of the pellets or BBs by constricting the

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