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Training or Playing?

In the past I have made the observation that some people play at personal defense. These may be the folks who keep buying gun after gun and not budgeting any money for professional training. These may also be the folks … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Scout Rifle

Col. Jeff Cooper began to experiment with the concept that would come to be called the Scout Rifle in the 1960’s. Essentially, he wanted a light, powerful rifle that would be equally qualified to handle most hunting chores and also … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Trophy

Here is another trophy animal that I had no intention of hunting before I arrived at Fort Richmond Safaris. It is a red hartebeest. Frankly, looking at pictures of them, I thought it looked kind of stupid. However, I was … Continue reading

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Critical Practice

Nearly all of us realize that we don’t practice anywhere near enough. We’ve got good intentions, but a lot of the stuff of our daily lives just gets in the way. So, when we do have time for practice, it … Continue reading

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