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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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Aguila’s New Rimfire Round Will Raise Your Eyebrows


Bring that extra punch with Aguila Super Colibrí ammo. It’s look is different, but the effectiveness should be familiar, because it’s what you’ve always wanted. If you haven’t seen or heard of the new rimfire .22 Super Colibrí cartridge from Aguila Ammunition, you’re going to want to pay attention. Specifically made with close range hunting and target

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After the Shots are Fired …

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Focused Front Sight

What do you do? If you are working on defensive handgun shooting skills designed to stop a threat, knowing what to do after the shots are fired is just as important as learning when and how to squeeze the trigger.  As a firearms instructor and law enforcement trainer, I am constantly emphasizing the importance of training under realistic conditions. That concept should always be applied to every defensive shooting drill you are doing.

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