Team Smith & Wesson’s Trevor Baucom: Go Big or Go Home!

Trevor Baucom, Team Smith & Wesson

If you’re thinking about getting into competitive shooting, you could always start small, maybe with a local club match. Of you could just go and enter the most challenging competition there is – the Bianchi Cup. That’s what Team Smith & Wesson’s Trevor Baucom did. Oh, and he did it from a wheelchair. You see, Trevor […]

Shooting Accessory Review: Smith Enterprise Tactical Cheek Piece

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The Smith Enterprise Tactical Cheek Piece Completes a Scoped Rifle Which of the following can happen when you mount a scope on a rifle primarily designed for iron sights? A. It becomes more dangerous-er, and therefore illegal in New York, Colorado and within 500 feet of banks located on the Island of Cypress. B. Your primary self-defense […]

Fun Hakim Rifle Facts – Only Surrendered Once!

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A (sort of) true history of the Hakim battle rifle… The Hakim was begat by the Swedish Ljungman AG-42, designed by Erik Eklund around 1941. Bored with designing guns for a country who hardly ever goes to war, Eklund later founded the pop group ABBA, where he had many fun escapades with that other guy […]

Buyers Guide: American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North

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American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North is one of those ‘must reads’. We were fortunate enough to meet Colonel North and get a signed copy of this book at the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting. Needless to say, we started in on this book immediately. Over a dozen different trips overseas to cover the […]

The Browning BAR Booger Picker Pocket

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Meet Edwin. He’s a stud muffin – mainly because he walks around dressed in full WWI battle regalia. All his buddies in the U.S. Army 79th Infantry Division think he’s a total bro because he’s a new BAR man. BAR as in Browning Automatic Rifle that is. Edwin has come to war equipped with a […]

Ready! Aim! Shake Your Groove Thing!

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“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” – John F. Kennedy Fortunately for us, some ideas do not live on. For example, the Marquis Nazi Belt Buckle Pistol invented during World War I and (nearly) fielded ‘en masse’ during World War II. The Marquis Belt Buckle pistol, also […]

Is The MK19 Grenade Launcher Appropriate For Home Defense?

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In today’s edition of He Said / She Said, we examine the relative pros and cons of using the MK19 Automatic Grenade Launcher as a primary home defense weapon. Much has been said about the merits of pistols, revolvers, shotguns, and AR platform rifles for home defense, but little serious consideration has been given to […]