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Getting Started: AR 101

Chances are you may be the owner of a new AR—after all, one in five rifles sold last year was chambered in .223 Rem. If so, or if you are considering owning an AR-style rifle, read this introduction to the platform, written by one of the nation’s most respected trainers.

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Manta Picatinny Rail Switch & Wire Covers

Wires and pressure switches on rifles can become damaged or get in the way on a rifle, unless you orient and protect them with something like Manta rails.

Throwback Thursday: Short Stories About Long Shots

In this week's article taken from the July 1944 issue, War Correspondent Bill Shadel shares stories gleaned in Italy by GI correspondents.

Galati Gear Combat Ready Shooters Mat

The Combat Ready Shooters Mat easily transports a rifle and gear to the range before transforming into a comfortable mat for long-range shooting.

Remington Issues Voluntary Recall

Remington is recalling Model 700 and Model Seven rifles due to a potentially dangerous issue with X-Mark Pro triggers.

Throwback Thursday: Cassino Close-Up

In this week's article taken from the May 1944 issue, War Correspondent Bill Shadel shares an eye-witness account of the bitter stalemate at Cassino.

Kel-Tec CL-43 Flashlight

Waterproof and impact-resistant, the CL-43 features a rubberized activation button, momentary and constant on and a unique configuration.

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By NRA Staff
September 14, 2012

If you had to choose one gun—and only one gun—to get you through a disaster (be it traditional or zombie-related), what would it be? If you could have one firearm (that’s realistically available) to protect yourself, your family and your assets, what would it be and why? Here are 10 choices made by some of the editors and contributors in NRA Publications. What would you choose? Let us know.

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Gary wrote:
April 17, 2014

Marlin 35 Rem...takes just about everything

Josh Lund wrote:
April 17, 2014

For ammo availability I would go with my Ruger Mini 14 and SR1911. I have a piston AR in 6.8 that I would prefer but ammo is simply not as easy to come by.

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