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A smooth-shooting rifle and good bullets are obviously crucial to success, but they're only as good as the optics that help you line up the deer in your sights.

Research Coatings Before Buying Hunting Optics

What are all these coatings on scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes? Take a look at any optics company’s site and you’ll find some descriptions about lens coatings that help with abrasion resistance, clarity, light transmission, glare reduction and waterproof capabilities. By Alan Clemons Some of these coatings are proprietary, specially designed by or for...

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Remington Arms Issues Voluntary Recall for Rifles with X-Mark Pro Triggers

Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) has announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (“XMP”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006, to April 9, 2014. Senior Remington engineers determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge. In the...

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Hornady Goes Digital With Its Reloading Handbook

Reloading ammo is a discipline as old as firearms and shooting themselves. But one of the top bullet and reloading supply manufacturers has moved the timeworn pastime decidedly into the future. By Elwood Shelton Hornady announced recently that the Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading, 9th Edition is now available for download on a number of digital platforms....

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Just How Much is Your Deer Hunting Rifle Worth?

Researching gun values just became simpler and more reliable. Now you can use Find Guns, powered by Gun Digest, on your computer or mobile device. Forget Googling secondhand information from Joe Gun Collector to get the latest shaky estimate on how much a used or antique gun or deer rifle is fetching. Find Guns...

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How Fast Do Your Deer Hunting Bullets Fly?

Federal Premium introduces its online Ballistics Calculator on FederalPremium.com, a tool that allows users to quickly determine trajectories for any Federal Premium rifle or handgun load by simply entering the applicable data. Reloaders can also use it for handloads. Users who create a profile can save an unlimited number of loads for future reference. Shooters...

Report: Remington to Announce Major Expansion in Alabama

According to a report Feb. 14 in MilitaryTimes, the Remington Outdoor Company is expected to announce a major expansion in Huntsville, Ala., as early as next week that would increase the company’s existing 2.1 million square feet of manufacturing space by about 25 percent. Formerly known as Freedom Group, the Remington Outdoor Co. has...

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Magpul Relocating Operations to Texas, Wyoming

Magpul Industries is moving its corporate headquarters to Texas and manufacturing facility to Wyoming from Colorado, where the state’s legislature last year approved gun-control measures that were met with outcry from residents and outdoors industry companies. Magpul made the announcement Jan. 2. It is relocating manufacturing, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne, Wyo. Magpul...

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Improve Your Long Range Shooting Skills, Accuracy

What do you know about scopes, long range shooting and how to maximize your efforts with both to increase your success rate? Veteran hunter and shooter Wayne Van Zwoll has some great advice in his new book, Mastering the Art of Long Range Shooting, and some of that is presented in this excerpt: In...