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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – By collaborating closely with PolyCase Ammunition, PolyOne Corporation has helped its innovative customer create and improve performance and manufacturing of its high-performance shooting-range compliant cartridges, using a non-lead, polymer-based formulation. Citing its innovative design, performance and reliability, Guns & Ammo magazine recently named the …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Within the past few years the scout-rifle concept has become quite popular. Conceived by Col. Jeff Cooper, the scout rifle was to be a utility rifle capable of being used for hunting or personal defense. Without intending to take anything away from semi-automatic or …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – When it comes to applications, the new Trijicon AccuPower 1-4×24 mm is as bipolar as a riflescope can be. On one hand, it’s the proto optic for ARs and the like—fast, versatile, compact and rugged. But it’s also an ideal glass for hunting elephants …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – AR gas systems are increasingly included on the list o’ things to change in the aftermarket. It just so happens that gas systems—and port sizes in particular—are where a lot of our semi-auto functional problems originate. This is especially true when sound suppressors are …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Smith & Wesson announced the introduction of the company’s next generation target pistol with the unveiling of the SW22 Victory. Engineered as a modern interpretation of the classic target pistol, the new SW22 Victory is a fully featured .22 LR pistol with a convertible design …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Everything equal, pumps are more reliable than semi-automatics. But if it’s clean and the ammo is of adequate power, I believe a quality semi is as reliable. And if a person is not an expert with either gun, I believe the semi is more …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – Perhaps the best thing that ever happened to the Mosin-Nagant rifle was the 2001 movie “Enemy at the Gates.” It introduced a generation of shooters to that rifle back when they were still cheap and easy to find. On the off chance some reader …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia – When evaluating match ammo, group size at 100 yards is not the only thing to look for. Velocity variation and bullet ballistic coefficient will greatly impact accuracy at extreme ranges. We’re seeing a new trend emerge in the shooting world. It seems everyone wants to …

Article first appeared at NRAmedia.org NRAmedia –  peers will generally acknowledge that I am rarely the last man to arrive nor the first man to depart Happy Hour. An evening spent with good friends, some good whiskey and perhaps a good cigar is hard to beat. When these activities are …

Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – Just when 1911 handgun owners thought wood and polymer materials were the only types of upgrade grip options for their popular pistols, Crimson Trace now offers aluminum and ivory colored Lasergrips. The Wilsonville, Oregon based company will soon be releasing these 1911 options that …