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Single-Action Vs. Double-Action Revolvers

What are the differences between a single-action and a double-action revolver?

April 10, 2014

Winchester's New Varmint X Ammo

Winchester has introduced a new, no-nonsense varmint and predator ammo line at SHOT Show 2013. Varmint X Ammo comes with brass shell cases and charcoal-colored, polymer-tipped bullets for supreme long-distance accuracy and rapid expansion. Varmint X Ammo will be offered in .204 Ruger, .223 Rem., .22-250 Rem. and .243 Win., and will be available to customers in the coming weeks, right in time for coyote hunting season. For more information on Winchester's new Varmint X Ammo check out the video below, or visit Winchester.com.

January 24, 2013

SHOT Show 2013: RAM Trucks

RAM has long been known for being a supporter of the shooting and hunting sports, and now the company is offering customers a great option for safely transporting guns and gear to the field with the RAM Box. RAM showed off its line on the SHOT Show 2013 floor. To get a look at the trucks—and the powerful engines that keep them going—watch the video below or check out AmericanHunter.org/OpeningDay.

January 24, 2013

The Upland Wingshooter Cleaning System from Otis

Otis has unveiled its new Upland Wingshooter Cleaning System, designed specifically for 12-, 20- and 28-gauge shotguns. This kit has everything you need to perform field maintenance on your gun, and is a great choice for any bird hunter in the field. If your shotgun ends up in the dirt, this cleaning kit will be just the ticket to get back to an upland hunt faster.

January 23, 2013

FoodSaver's New Storage Bags

FoodSaver has introduced four new specialty sealing bags for 2013: the Heavy Duty Heat-Seal Rolls, DAM Bags, Expandable Pleated Heat-Seal Rolls and the Portion Heat Seal Rolls. Heavy Duty Heat-Seal rolls are designed specifically for vacuum sealing various sizes of fish and game. These bags block air 40 percent better, are 30 percent stronger, and have twice the puncture resistance of a standard bag.

January 23, 2013

FoodSaver's GameSaver Silver and Bronze

FoodSaver is releasing its newest products with the GameSaver Silver and Bronze. The GameSaver Silver G500 seals your game or fish, in the field or at home. The 15-foot, 12-volt adaptor cord and 6-foot power cord make the Silver G500 perfect for when your in the car, or on a boat. The GameSaver Bronze G300 sealing system comes in a Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity camo pattern, and is convenient to store. These machines keep food fresh five times longer than traditional storage methods.

January 23, 2013

Spectra Shot Color Shot for Waterfowl, Skeet

Spectra Shot has introduced a vibrant line of color shot for waterfowl or sporting clays.

August 19, 2011

Shooting Winchester's Blind Side at Media Day

Winchester generated a lot of buzz at SHOT Show Media Day for two reasons:

January 26, 2011

Mossberg's Patrick Flanigan Kicks Some Cans

As we discussed here, Patrick Flanigan jumped ship from Winchester to Mossberg late last year, and Mossberg has moved quickly to promote its sponsorship of the shotgun trick-shooter.

January 26, 2011

Berated by "The Gunny"

It just so happens that the first person we ran into at the 2011 Bass Pro Media Day in Las Vegas last week was by far the most famous. R. Lee Ermey, the infamous “Gunny,” was holding court at the Glock booth when we walked by, and I thought it seemed like a perfect time to live out one of my dreams—to be berated by the Gunny, Full Metal Jacket style.

January 26, 2011

The Yamaha Grizzly 450

American Rifleman Managing Editor Aaron Carter, myself, and a few other NRA editors got a chance to tear up the Nevada desert on theYamaha Grizzly 450 at Bass Pro Media Day at the SHOT Show. This automatic 4x4 has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including four-wheel independent suspension, and it’s powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.

January 26, 2011