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    7 Women Changing the Shooting World

    Apr 24, 2015 • 18 Comments

      The stale tide of the firearms industry’s yesteryear are changing and that direction is the one with one less Y chromosome. Everywhere you look across the country, women are lining up to learn and purchase all things firearms. While this shift may appear...

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    Watches in the Outdoors and Why You Need One

    Apr 21, 2015 • No Comments

    -This article is brought to you by Megan our resident OpticsPlanet fitness junkie. -   In this digital age, it’s rare to see someone with a watch. Cell phones have become the new norm in how we tell time, communicate, and find amusement. I’m not sure...

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    Armasight OPMOD Spark NV Monocular Sweepstakes

    Apr 21, 2015 • 14 Comments

      That’s right ladies and gentleman, we’re giving away a top of the line Armasight OPMOD tan exclusive night vision monocular. This high value ultra rugged monocular is ready for whatever low light/ no light situations your life demands and...

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    Gotta Have Glass From The 2015 NRA Annual Meeting

    Apr 17, 2015 • 1 Comment

    While I’m not even going to try to list out all the reasons why people attend the NRA Annual Meeting, it’s safe to assume that majority of the freedom loving individuals do so to check out all of the cool guns and gear. Maybe it’s just me but this year...

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    5 Guns Anyone Can Afford from NRA Annual Meeting 2015

    Apr 16, 2015 • 12 Comments

    Anyone that’s ever step foot in a gun show or hell even breezed through the pages of Recoil Magazine has at some point been caught like a deer in headlights by a new gun. But the world being as it is, money is a real thing and these goosebump spawning guns...

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Tired of the same old look of your favorite knife? Wouldn’t it be nice to add some flash to your blade? Sure you could have it engraved but that’s really expensive....

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