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The Handy Carbine

There is no question that your chances of surviving a violent criminal attack increase greatly when you can get your hands on a long gun. As I have previously addressed the┬ádefensive shotgun, let’s take a look at the handy defensive … Continue reading

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Those Handy Carbines

Photo: Jan Hrdonka The idea of a short, handy carbine has always been appealing to me. When I was a badge toter in two different Texas counties I generally relied upon a lever-action carbine in .44 Mag. I used both … Continue reading

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Bullets For Tough Critters

Richard Mann and I, among others, have been trying to point out the value of using premium rifle bullets when hunting really tough critters. Conventional soft-point rifle bullets are fine for deer hunting but simply won’t always get the job … Continue reading

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An Aoudad Hunt

Here’s a nice aoudad that I recently took in the mountains of southern Presidio County. Aoudad were introduced on the ranches in the Big Bend country of West Texas in the 1950’s. Since there are very few high fences in … Continue reading

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