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Vortex PST Rifle Scope

Vortex Optics’ new Viper PST (Precision Shooting Tactical) riflescope series boasts features associated with top-tier riflescopes, yet comes in at a street price under the $1,000 mark. Matching (mrad- or MOA-based) turrets and reticles make range calculation accurate, fast and offer shooters the ability to choose the subtensions they prefer. Select models are available in first, as well as second focal plane reticles – an important option for many precision shooters. The target-style, o-ring sealed/waterproof turrets are easily accessible for quick adjustment when dialing elevation and windage. Clicks are firm, tactile and audible for positive adjustment confirmation. The Radius...

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May Gun Giveaway Winner – 300WSM

Congratulations to Kevin Stuemke, who goes by the forum username of 300WSM for winning the Sportsman's News Smith & Wesson Monthly Gun Giveaway for May. He will receive a Smith & Wesson SD40 Home Defense Kit. The winner is randomly chosen by computer from those who register for our online forum. Additional entries are given for every 25 posts. Kevin had 244 posts giving him 10 possible chances to win. All post counts are carried forward into future drawings, so those who have been posting still have a better chance to win than those who only register and do...

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The Truth About “Black Rifles”

The big scary “Black Rifle.” Sometimes ignorantly called an assault rifle. Often maligned, sometimes banned, these AR style rifles are  superbly reliable and accurate and that’s what makes them a great sporting rifle. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) did a survey of Modern Sporting Rifle owners and found out some interesting things, like the average MSR owner is over 35, married, and has a college education. Yup, the Brady Bunch demographic for yuppie serial killers, but then again, anyone with a gun is a serial killer in the Brady handbook.  You can read the entire report by clicking...

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A New Day Dawns With Osama’s Death

As were many others, I was elated and pleased to hear the great news last night that after nearly 10 years, Osama bin Laden had been found and made to answer for his crimes against humanity. Usually, I would cringe somewhat at the thought of rejoicing at the death of another human being, but this death dealer was no human being. He was a disgrace to his species, and the best justice that could have been meted out was delivered by a team of Navy SEALS in the dark of night. What is most pleaseing to me and many...

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May’s Gun Giveaway is the Smith and Wesson SD40 Home Defense Kit

The gun giveaway for May is the Smith and Wesson SD40 Home Defense Kit. In order to enter the contest to win the gun you have to register for the Sportsman’s News Forums. You receive one entry for registering and an additional entry for every 25 posts in the forums. Posts are cumulative so they add up from month to month and don’t go away at the end of the month.  A review on the gun can be found by clicking here. The forums can be found by clicking here.  Good luck and keep up the posting. Make sure...

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