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The American Stalking Rifle & The Texas MLD Program

     The single-shot rifle was the weapon of choice in the early days of our frontier. In addition, even after the advent of cartridge-firing repeating rifles, the single shot was popular among European and African hunters. It was often referred … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

This year, for the first time in quite a while, I signed up for a Texas deer lease. I’ll be hunting on a ranch in good country, just west of the Pecos River, here in West Texas. This place is … 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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A Jeep Gun

For a while now I have been searching for a rifle to just leave in my jeep. Oh, I keep a tricked out Remington 870 in the Jeep and have been known to have some sort of pistol in reach … Continue reading

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