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Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s supporters are getting increasingly desperate. A group backing McAuliffe is posing as conservatives and running ads attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin from the right. Named Accountability Virginia PAC, the outfit was described by news outlet Axios as a Democratic strategist-led effort to “drive a wedge between …
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While word of a new pistol from Kimber started circulating some time back, the company managed to play its cards pretty close to its vest about what that pistol was going to be. Before I knew what it was myself, it was interesting to hear the speculations of friends who …
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Iconic firearm designs, no matter how universally recognized, eventually leave the market. When sales slow or production costs rise to a prohibitive point, they become a part of history rather than inventory. Early semi-automatics, such as the P08 Luger or Walther P38, long ago left the market, but their service-pistol …
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If Jack O’Connor and Elmer Keith could see the pile of excellent bullets, cartridges and rifles we have access to, I’m certain they’d have developed different viewpoints. I’d wager that Keith would be a proponent of the bonded-core bullets, and I can easily see Jack embracing the 6.5s and speedier middleweights with …
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When it comes to rifles, most people might ask, “What’s the big deal, really, whether it’s a left-hand action or a right-hand action? Can’t a lefty learn to run the more common platform?” Well, yes, but let’s take my family as an example. Both my parents are right-handed, and my …
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Gun belts are not accessories, they’re necessities, and many do not understand the importance of a good gun belt. A belt that will keep your pants from sagging down past your underpants is not the same thing as a belt that will support a holstered gun the way it should …
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Hunters today are blessed with a seemingly endless selection of capable cartridges to pursue their quarry. While many of them were designed “from zero” for hunting, some of the best options have military origins. Case in point: the stalwart .30-06 Springfield. There’s also the .223 Remington (and the 5.56x45mm NATO), 6.5x55mm …
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Hornady inaugurated its Subsonic line back in 2018 with a single 190-gr. .300 Blackout offering, and while that product was not its first subsonic load, or even its first subsonic Blackout load, it did mark the introduction of the company’s Sub-X (Subsonic eXpanding) projectile—a bullet tailor-made for performance at velocities well …
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Penetration is a critical aspect of terminal performance. As the great African professional hunter and gunwriter Finn Aagaard once wrote, “Killing power is a matter of biology, not math and physics, and is influenced almost totally by shot placement, accompanied by sufficient penetration.” The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is …
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Long a slogan of defiance and independence, it is little wonder that the phrase “Come and take it” now finds itself falling into disfavor with a new generation of busybodies and penny-ante authoritarians. The latest is Taylor Eighmy, president of the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA). Eighmy announced to the …
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