Who Would Buy That Thing?
What is Leupold thinking with the CQBSS? It costs more than most used cars,” wrote one budget-conscious NRA member.
2011 Pioneer Award: An Award Worth Giving
At this year’s Golden Bullseye Awards, NRA Publications named Melvin Forbes of New Ultra Light Arms the 2011 Pioneer Award Winner. A select group of senior staffers at NRA Publications had spirited input on just who the Pioneer Award should go to, and Melvin Forbes was at the forefront of my list from the beginning.
From the field: American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe hunted this bull elephant for five days in the Caprivi region of Namibia before finally taking him on July 23, 2011.
.380-What You Use to Fight Your Way to a Handgun
In our offices, we often discuss issues that matter—at least to us—such as carry guns. One American Rifleman staffer carries a Ruger LCP in .380 ACP with Winchester PDX1 on a daily basis.
Shooting the National Defense Match
While I held the camera, American Hunter Managing Editor Jeff Johnston handled a rifle—and handled it well at the NRA National Defense Match on August 14 and 15 at Camp Perry, Ohio.
On The Range With The RMR
While reflex sights are regularly used in competitions from Camp Perry to the Bianchi Cup, you don’t see them very often on law enforcement or defensive handguns.
Carry Gun Trends
Two trends were apparent in the new firearm models at the recent 2012 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show: One was increased interest in .22 Long Rifle chambered guns reflected by a host of new variants; the other was a renewed surge of small (or smallish) guns that can be concealed on one’s person (not a new concept, obviously). I have addressed the former and it is now time to look at what some of the handguns covered elsewhere in the 2012 SHOT Blog really mean.
Garand Name Pronunciation: Who’s Right?
Q. I watch “American Rifleman Television” and hear Mark Keefe and Michael Parker pronounce the name “Garand” like “Ger-und” and in the same show someone else will pronounce it like I do, which is “Guh-rand.” What’s the deal? Are those two misspeaking every week?
Anti-Hunters ... You’re Fired
In 2010 Donald Trump, Jr., and his brother Eric Trump went on safari in Zimbabwe. Photos from the safari were obtained without permission and posted online.
Caution: The Coolest Gun I’ve Shot
This is the view through the “American Rifleman Television” remote camera as we fired the most impressive gun of the season for the third quarter of 2012.