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Mossberg MC1SC – Extreme Testing Review

Our testing protocol was so comprehensive, it lead to a design change. By Dan Kidder Managing Editor I have tested and reviewed a lot of guns. Some are brand new to the market and some are tried and true. Never have I spent as much time or energy testing a new gun than I have on the new Mossberg MC1SC. I first saw the MC1SC with everyone else in the industry in January at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trades (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas. Being a huge fan of my Mossberg shotguns, I was excited that this 100-year-old, ‘Made...

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Trigger Time: The Pros Dry Fire

Dry Fire Training and Utilizing a Timer Whether you shoot in competition, conceal carry, law enforcement, military, etc, you should dry fire. Dry fire is a great way to practice without spending a lot of money on ammunition. There are many skills that can be learned and perfected in dry-fire. People tend to steer away from dry-fire because it is boring. It can also tire you out easily. But, if you keep with it for a couple days, weeks, months or years, you will see the improvement in your shooting. When dry firing, you want to maintain and grow...

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Video Product Review: Sitka Gear Flash Shelter

For protection from the elements above and below the tree line, Sitka Gear has created the Flash Shelter. The Flash Shelter is a specially designed tarp with six reinforced main tie downs and six evenly spaced intermediate tie downs. These allow the shelter to be configured in a wide variety of ways from an A-frame to a half shelter, to protect you from sun, rain, snow, dust and wind. The Flash Shelter is designed with a catenary curve to ensure that every edge can be tightened to prevent loose ends flapping in the wind, making noise and throwing rain...

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Peltor Sport Tactical 500

Hearing protection has come a long way in recent years. Electronics have made it possible to protect your ears from damage, while still being able to carry on conversations normally. One of the best options on the market today is the Peltor Sport Tactical 500. Peltor Sport Tactical 500 Electronic Hearing Protectors feature proprietary 3M SMART technology that automatically adjusts to your environment and firearm being used. The technology measures the energy in gunshot noise as well as echoes in the environment and automatically sets suppression time for optimized comfort and communication. The Tac 500’a are ideal for both...

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Canyon Coolers Navigator 150QT Extreme Cooler

In the late 1980’s and long before anyone had even mumbled the word extreme cooler, outdoorsmen in Flagstaff, Arizona, were cranking out hard-core coolers for their rafting experiences. Right here in the good old USA, they were way ahead of their time. Canyon Coolers has picked up the torch and have been cranking out top of the line coolers for the last eight years, and their all new, 150-quart Navigator, has been put to the test here at Sportsman’s News for the past few months. A 150-quart cooler is a beast and not something you are going to load...

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