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Muzzleloader Differences in Point Blank Range

Technical Notes on Muzzleloading Propellants, Part Two

Full Recoil Comparison: Rimfire, Shotgun, Centerfire

Muzzleloader Bullet Terminal Performance

Muzzleloader Bullet Ballistic Coefficients

Recommended Muzzleloaders for 2014: And Why

Technical Notes on Muzzleloading Propellants Part One

Ruger's GP100 Match Champion: The Best .357 Magnum in Decades

Hawke Releases the “Do Everything Scope”

Remington Model 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Frequently Asked Questions

Muzzleloading Accuracy: Why We Still Dearly Need to Work Up Loads

Remington Model 700 Ultimate Details 8/7/2014

Muzzleloader Range and Lethality

The Muzzleloading Ignition Myth


Why the Remington Ultimate is the Best Production Muzzleloader You Can Buy Today

Review: Browning Silver Black Lightning 12 Gauge Autoloader

Review: Ruger American Predator .223 Bolt Action Rifle

Remington Ultimate Muzzleloader Update 7/29/2014

Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Loads

Video Clip: Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Warm Barrel Groups

Blackhorn 209, Hawke LR Dot, Parker Match / Hunter, and the Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader

REVIEW: Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Review, Part Three

Browning Arms, Lousy Triggers, and Weird Theories of “Liability”

REVIEW: Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Part Two

REVIEW: Remington 700 Ultimate Muzzleloader Part One

2014 Browning Maxus 3-1/2 Inch Review

How Do You Want Animals to Die?

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Picking a Riflescope without Losing your Mind

Why Gun Ownership Will Rise for the Next 100 Years

An Attempt at Common Sense with Shotguns

Review: Benelli Ethos 12 Gauge Autoloader

Everyone's Favorite Topic: Recoil

A Bit More with the Ruger Mini-14

Your Shotgun Doesn't Shoot to Point of Aim

Trulock Takes the Guesswork out of Superior Turkey Patterns

How To Be Happy With Firearm Customer Service

The Reason for Federal Heavyweight #6 for Turkey

Hawke Optics new Best in Class Hunting Scope: Hawke Endurance 30 2.5-10x50

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Using A Twenty Gauge for Wild Turkey

Champion WheelyBird Portable Clay Pigeon Thrower

Browning 725 Citori Field 20 Gauge Part Two

Weatherby SA-08 Synthetic Waterfowler Part Two

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Why the Ruger Red Label II O/U Shotgun is a Sure-Fire Hit

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