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Video: That Time Cameron Hanes Set an Archery World Record


Watch Cameron Hanes break an archery world record by breaking a balloon at 237 yards. Long-range shooting is an effective addition to any bowhunter’s practice regimen. Although you shouldn’t attempt to kill big-game animals at 237 yards with a bow, the form and focus required to hit a balloon at that distance will make you more efficient

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Larry Potterfield Salutes the Classic .50-70 Cartridge


.50/70 cartridge

The old .50-70 cartridge paved the path for modern ammunition. This now-obsolete cartridge is certainly one of the greats that have disappeared throughout the years. Watch as Larry Potterfield of Midway USA adds the .50-70 cartridge to his Hall of Fame. The .50-70 cartridge was the first centerfire cartridge adopted by the U.S. Army. It

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Video: Fighter Jet Flies Low Enough to Touch Soldiers on the Ground


low flying jet fighter

When a fighter jet gets this close to the ground, it’s hard not to get fired up. Fighter jets are one of the most exciting things you could ever see up close. In this video, you’ll see these machines give the boys on the ground something to cheer about! When military jets fly by like this, we all want to stand and

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Video: Are Vending Machines Bulletproof? Let’s Find Out


Vending Machine

A vending machine couldn’t possibly stop a large-caliber bullet and save your life…could it? Unless you’ve been in a situation where you had to hide behind one from gunfire, you’ve probably never thought about it before. But that’s what the internet is for right? YouTuber Edwin Sarikissian has a vending machine and a variety of

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The Greatest Father’s Day Gift


Thinking back, the best Father’s Day memories I have involve fishing. I’ve been casting lines since my grandfather taught me how to hook an nightcrawler and attach a bobber. He was one of a kind, and spent his adult years working for a trucking company in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. He mostly hauled construction materials to

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Sunday Gunday: 4 Reasons Why the 16 Gauge is Still a Great Choice


16 gauge is still a great choice

The 16 gauge shotgun hangs on despite light popularity. This unsung hero gauge is really a forgotten gem. These four reasons help explain why the 16 gauge is still a great pick. 1. Receiver size to payload capability is maximized Especially with older, vintage 16 shotguns like the beautiful Parker side by side or the Winchester Model 12, they were

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4 Mandatory Steps to Keep Your Firearms (and Yourself) in Hunting Season Shape


Always keep your firearms in top shape and they’ll be ready for hunting season, whenever it comes. With proper maintenance techniques, your firearms will outlast you, and your skills and familiarity with them will only increase. If you follow these four guidelines, your firearms will be ready for opening day. 1. Practice makes perfect Too

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