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Best Recurve Bow for Hunting

Recurve bows are extremely popular in archery. Thanks to the bow’s limbs that bend away from the archer when fired, there’s a lot more energy and power for transferring to the arrow. In this article we go through the best of them.


Top Ten Firearms for Home Defense

If you're looking for the perfect selection of firearms to choose from for your first home defense firearm purchase, or have a collection of home defense firearms you're looking to expand, you definitely want to look at this list!


Top 5 Military Surplus Rifles for "Grid Down" Survival

Today’s rifle market offers the prepared person near infinite choices. There is one type, however, which they should give serious consideration. Military surplus. Violence and lawlessness almost always accompany tumultuous events, be prepared to defend your family in times of crisis.


Best Concealed Carry Revolver

There are a gazillion high-capacity auto pistols out there, so who needs a wheel gun? The real question is not whether to have a revolver, but which is the best one for concealed carry?


.280 Remington: The Rodney Dangerfield 7mm

The .280 competes with the .270 Winchester, yet hunters pass it by for the .270 Winchester, the .30-06 Springfield, or the .280’s big brother, the 7mm Remington Magnum. Here's what happened when it took on the three most popular cartridges in the world.


Should You Hang Your Game Meat?

You've been told by others that you should hang your game meat. But maybe you've heard you shouldn't, or maybe the meat you've had after you've hung it tasted "gamey." In this article, I deal with hanging meat and when you should -- and more importantly, shouldn't -- age your venison.


Top 10 Low-Recoil Hunting Cartridges

Tested: .243 Winchester, 6 Creedmoor, .240 Weatherby Magnum, .25-06 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5x55mm Swedish, 6.5-284 Norma, 7mm-08 Remington, .30-30 Winchester. Give yourself a break from pain on your next hunt.


Top 5 Most Versatile Hunting Cartridges

There are many (perhaps too many) hunting cartridges on the market. What makes any particular one versatile? A versatile cartridge has three main qualities: power, reach, and flexibility. Here are the world's top 5.