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    COVID-19 Survival Tips From Pros - Arsenal Inc Studios
    COVID-19 Survival Tips From Pros Arsenal Inc Studios interviews Rick Vasquez & Fred Piry from Active Crisis Consulting for ways to protect yourself and your family through extraordinary times. read more...
    Gun Test: Rossi Frontier .45 Colt Rifle
    For most of my life, I have kept a lever action rifle handy for all around use. I have taken more game with the lever action than any other type. During my time as a peace officer, I kept a Winchester Model 94 .30-30 WCF lever action rifle in... read more...
    Texas Church Shooting — What Is Safe?
    The statistics say it all… It does not matter where you are at, your safety is at risk. Walmart is not safe. Elementary schools are not safe. Government buildings are not safe. Your home is not safe. And over the weekend, we watched in horror... read more...
    Savage 110 Scout Rifle: A Modern Interpretation of Cooper’s Scout Rifle
    Col. Jeff Cooper defined a general purpose rifle or Scout Rifle as “a conveniently-portable, individually-operated firearm, capable of striking a single decisive blow on a live target of up to about 440 pounds in weight, at any distance at which... read more...
    Legend Reborn: Colt Resurrects Classic Python Revolver
    On New Year’s Day, American handgunners were treated to news for which they had been waiting more than 15 years: the Colt Python has been resurrected! The legendary Python revolver is one of the most recognizable handgun models ever produced,... read more...
    Surplus Beretta 92S: A Retired 9mm With a Lot of Fight
    Surplus has different meanings depending where you are in the world. Surplus firearms in the U.S. means extra, on hand, or dated equipment. In other countries, it could mean scrap metal. I try to avoid the latter, but I am always on the lookout... read more...
    Glock 19: A Marvel of Balance in Glock Perfection
    A generation ago, if you walked into a gun shop and asked for a Model 19 you got a Smith and Wesson Combat Magnum. Today, the Model 19 is a 9mm Glock and it is probably more popular than the revolver was. The Glock 19 9mm is easily the best-balanced... read more...
    Heavyweight Bullet Choices for Personal Defense
    There is only one reason to fire at another human being. That is to stop a threat. The threat must be so great that the only means of stopping violent action is to fire. It must not matter morally or legally if the individual dies as a result... read more...
    Revolvers: The Joe Friday Gun
    Among the first police procedural dramas was Dragnet. Dragnet and Joe Friday were down to earth and presented the facts well. As a child, I enjoyed the series very much. Dragnet still has much to recommend. Professionalism and results are valued.... read more...
    Gun Safety for Quarantined New Gun Owners
    Exact numbers from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System won’t be available for at least another week, but by all indications, there are potentially hundreds of thousands of new gun owners. Many could be owners who never... read more...