|Handgunning for varmints
2001 Views - Posted: November 29 at 9:00 am
We were never overrun with those juicy targets we read about in the big sporting magazines — articles by guys who referred to their shooting cult as “varminters.”
|Varmint hunting (Deep South style)
3444 Views - Posted: October 30 at 9:00 am
I don’t know why we were never arrested.
|“Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire”
2324 Views - Posted: September 01 at 9:00 am
Kris Koenig introduced himself to me as “the only national public television producer I know of with a concealed carry permit.”
|Where have all the bullets gone?
1302 Views - Posted: August 29 at 9:00 am
If by now you haven’t experienced the frustrating bullet shortage or voiced a loud complaint about it, it’s a fair bet you don’t shoot for a hobby — or shoot at all.
|How to shoot well
1610 Views - Posted: July 31 at 9:00 am
I’ve never been much of a shotgunner — mainly due to lack of practice.
|The building of ‘Beulah Belle’
1293 Views - Posted: June 27 at 9:00 am
In the late ’40s and ’50s, the United States was undergoing a boom economy, recovering from restricted materiel supplies that resulted from World War II.
3931 Views - Posted: May 29 at 9:00 am
An attorney friend who knows a little more about guns than I do about the dark side of the moon — but not much more — was wandering around a regional gun show, looking for I’m not sure what.
I think he had been caught up in all the furor and hype and just figured he needed another gun to go with his one revolver.
|Gun cleaning miracle home remedy
1696 Views - Posted: April 29 at 9:00 am
This month, we’re supplying you with one of those tips you will wish you had discovered long ago. It’s a cleaning liquid so simple, so easily concocted, you’ll probably wonder why you never heard about it before.
|The safety bullet
1979 Views - Posted: March 27 at 9:00 am
If you’ve ever set nails in concrete with an explosive shell, you’re going to be familiar with the operational concept of one of the newest and most innovative firearms safety devices on the market.
It is called the “Safety Bullet.”
3348 Views - Posted: February 27 at 9:00 am
My favorite daughter walked in the door one evening, after a shift of five nights straight as an RN in her hometown emergency room.
“Dad,” she announced, “I need another gun.”
When she was at the ripe old age of 20, still in college and nursing school, she decided she needed to take my state-certified concealed carry permit course.
|A big-bore revolver hog hunt
2213 Views - Posted: January 30 at 9:00 am
I was sitting on an East Texas pipeline, cradling my 7 1/2-inch Ruger Super Redhawk in my lap, watching a pile of corn that had been scattered about the area and trampled with hundreds of hog tracks.
My hand cannon was stuffed with 335-grain hard-cast bullets in .454 Casull, a potent enough load in itself, but this went the extra step. These rounds were manufactured by Cor-Bon — a company that found its niche in the ammunition market by producing ammo that pushed the envelope.
|The short, fat paradox
1867 Views - Posted: December 29, 2012 at 6:30 am
At the turn of the millennium, 13 years ago, the biggest news in the rifle world was the proliferation of new cartridges based on the old African hunting round named the .404 Jeffrey.
|Amendment 2 — Vote YES on Nov. 6
2059 Views - Posted: November 06, 2012 at 9:00 am
A proposed constitutional amendment that would amend language in the 1974 Louisiana Constitution pertaining to the individual right to keep and bear arms will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.
If Louisiana voters approve this amendment to our state constitution, we will have the strongest guarantee of gun rights in the nation.
|Smith & Wesson hits the ‘sweet spot’ with their new Shield
2424 Views - Posted: October 29, 2012 at 9:00 am
One of my favorite “working” handguns has become my Smith & Wesson Military & Police Pro series pistol in 9 mm. This gun has a factory 4 1/2-pound trigger pull, and I recently purchased a Level III retention holster. With the blessing of my chief, it has become my duty sidearm.
2912 Views - Posted: September 24, 2012 at 8:00 am
A group of firearms instructors for the sheriff’s office was standing around, waiting for a meeting to begin. One of the guys, the best pistol shooter among that relatively talented group, pulled a little North American Arms .22 Magnum revolver out of his pocket, and began showing it around.
|Vote for Act 874
3053 Views - Posted: August 27, 2012 at 10:00 am
A proposed amendment to the Louisiana constitution has caused much consternation in the firearms community, particularly online in the gun forums.
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