Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Magnificent Marlin

The Marlin Model 39 .22 rifle has been around for 120 years. Some authorities claim that it is the oldest and longest continuously produced shoulder firearm in the world. While that is a wonderful record, what is more important is … Continue reading

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Classic Cartridges: The .44 Magnum

The .44 Magnum cartridge is a direct descendent of the .44 Special cartridge, another great classic. Years ago, a group called “The .44 Associates” began to experiment with improved loads for the old .44 Special. The factory loads pushed a … Continue reading

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The Bedside Solution

People who are serious about home defense often have a problem deciding just where to put the handgun that they will rely on should a criminal attack occur during the night. Should they put it on the nightstand, among all … Continue reading

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Defense Holster Checklist

#1: Whether your holster is made of cowhide, horsehide, polymer, or some other stuff, it should be made from only the finest materials. This will guarantee a good fit and years of service. #2.: The holster should be made to … Continue reading

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