483 posts by refactor

Glock 17 | Complete Guide to the Glock 17

We have written 13 different Glock blogs so far and for whatever reason, we haven’t written one about one of the original striker-fired Glock...

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AR-15 & AK Buttstocks | Review of Fab-Defense in 2020

FAB-Defense® is a tactical equipment and weapon accessories company for the State of Israel’s Military and Police. They have recently expanded to s...

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Pistol Parts | Everything Needed for Building a Custom Pistol

Disclaimer: It should go without saying, but we’re going to say it anyway because some people just don’t think before they act. Please,...

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Glock Pistol Conversion Kit | Fab Defense

The time has finally arrived for the ability to convert your Glock into a carbine by inserting your Glock into the frame of the KPOS Scout Conversi...

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New! Trijicon RMR CC Red Dot Sight | Complete Review

The new Trijicon RMRcc is the concealed carry version of the RMR Type 2 Red Dot Sight. As more people begin to carry red dot sights on their CCW...

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Top 6 Pistol Red Dot Sights | Definitive Review

As often as we get asked about optics and scopes, we decided to get to work with more research and reviews. However, we’re going to do this r...

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Different Types of Rifle and Pistol Sights | What’s your Favorite?

Have you ever sat down and thought about the different types of sights available? Did you even know there was a huge selection to pick from? Not ju...

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Glock 29 Vs. Glock 20, and Glock 40 | 10mm Auto Edition

The Glock 29 and the Glock 20 are very comparable pistols, but we decided to throw in the Glock 40 for the largest of Glock 10mm pistols. For those...

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Concealed Carry vs Open Carry | Most Common Arguments

First things first, yes, it is your constitutional right to carry; no one in this office is in any way suggesting you shouldn’t open carry in the m...

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Glock 31 Vs. Glock 32| Definitive Guide to Glock’s .357 Sig

As many Glock blogs as we’ve written, you’d think we would have written one about the .357 Sig bullet. Well, today is the day we discus...

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What is QuietKat? | Complete Guide for 2020

    Electric bikes have been getting better every year as the technology improves with the motors and the designs get better and more pra...

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Glock 34 Gen 5 MOS | Complete Review

The Glock 34 Gen 5 MOS pistol is perfect for competition shooters or for a home defense pistol with easy attachment of any style optic you want. Th...

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Build Your First SBR, Legally

Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; no one in this office is a lawyer. This article is based on personal experience and research. Please keep in mind, l...

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Difference Between a Short-Barreled Rifle and Short-Barreled Shotgun | SBR vs SBS

  Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; no one in this office is a lawyer. This information is based on personal experience and research. Before you ...

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What is LynQ? | Complete How-To Guide for 2020

Have you ever been hiking with friends and got separated without realizing it until you had no idea where your friends were? Your stress level inst...

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SBR Vs. AR-15 | Daniel Defense

  Daniel Defense is one of the most respected gun manufacturers in our country that most people haven’t even heard of. I previously wrot...

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Are Short Barrel Rifles Legal? | How to get a Tax Stamp for a SBR

  Short answer, yes, SBRs are legal, it just depends on where you live. If you live somewhere that authorizes this sort of build or purchase, ...

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700 Chassis Pistol (CP) Versus Maxim Defense MD-15 | 2020 Review

  Remington produces some of the best rifles in the world with certified Sub MOA grouping in all of their rifles. The 700 model hunting rifles...

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The Difference Between an AR-15 Pistol and a Short Barrel Rifle (SBR)

Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; no one in this office is a lawyer. This information is based on current research. Laws get updated, this article, pr...

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Top 6 AR-Style Pistols | 2020 Review

  Every year it seems like something new sweeps the gun world and takes every gun enthusiast in our country by storm. The past couple of years...

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Size Matters | Short Barrel Rifle (SBR) Laws

Photo Credit: Maxim Defense | MD:15 Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; no one in this office is a lawyer. This information is based on personal experie...

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IWB vs OWB | What are the Different Carry Methods

  Inside the waistband or outside the waistband, aka IWB and OWB, are two styles of carry most of you are probably familiar with. For those of you ...

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Top 5 Most Popular 1911’s | 2020 Edition

  I’ve recently written a blog on the most expensive 1911 models on the market today, but today, I’m going to go through the top 5...

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Safe Storage | Owning a Gun with Kids in the House

  Table of ContentsCan you childproof your Guns?Children and Firearms: Education and StorageDetermination, Ignorance, and CuriosityDeterminati...

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‘[The patient] can go shoot [himself], I do not care’ | Man Shoots Himself, VA Takes Nine Months to Sever Ties with Doctor Making Comment

The VA does a lot of talk about how they’re trying to help the veteran community when it comes to suicide, yet they took nine months to sever ties ...

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Train the Minions | Teach them and they will Learn, Weapon Safety

Table of ContentsTeaching your Kids about Weapon SafetyWeapon Safety ViolationsViolation #1Violation #2Violation #3Why all these stories?Weapon Saf...

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Top 5 .22 LR Pistols | 2020 Review

The .22 LR bullet is measured at 5.56x15mm and is a rimfire cartridge to accommodate the lower muzzle velocity and power. Most people use the .22 L...

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IR. Tools Releases a new Powered Thermal Target

IR.Tools™ just released a new shooting target, but not just any target, a powered thermal target. For those of you who aren’t sure what that looks ...

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Top Selling Bolt Action Rifles Actually in Stock | Sportsman’s Guide

Photo Credit: Sportsman’s Guide, 2014 Commercial It’s no secret that ever since Covid-19 hit, there’s been a shortage of weaponry on the shel...

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Palmetto State Armory| Difference between AR-10 & AR-15

Palmetto State has been developing weapons for over a decade now and they are continually getting better and selling more guns as a result. Today&#...

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PSA Carbine Pistols| Definitive Guide For 2020

  Palmetto State Armory (PSA) not only makes AK-47 and AR-15 rifles, but they also manufacture their own rifle caliber pistols. As you watch t...

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Palmetto State Armory| PSAK-47 Edition 2020

Palmetto State Armory has been a staple in selling firearms to Americans over a decade now. As they continue to grow they are developing some of th...

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Congress Approves Amendment Authorizing CBD use for Military Members

Monday, Congress approved an amendment that will authorize Military members to use hemp products and its derivatives, which includes CBD. Last mont...

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Reality Based Training vs. Theory Based Training | Put it in your Toolbox

Any of us who have participated in multiple tactical training scenarios, regardless of the schoolhouse, has probably received conflicted training. ...

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Top 5 10mm Auto Pistols| Definitive Guide Before You Buy

The 10mm cartridge was first designed by for the F.B.I. in 1983 as a standard-issue service pistol with greater stopping power and better ballistic...

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Top 5 Rifle Scopes For Hunting| Guide Before You Buy

  I’ve been told by some of the most experienced long-range shooters we have in our country that your glass should always be twice the c...

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Top 5 AR-15’s| Review of the Best Rifles in 2020

The AR-gun 15 is arguably the most controversial produced in the world today due to its use in mass shootings across the globe. However, the AR-15 ...

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Top 5 Youth Shotguns| Complete Guide Before You Buy

Teaching your children how to shoot is as important a skill to learn as any in this unforgiving world we live in. I realize some of you may look at...

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Top 5 Duck Hunting Shotguns| 2020 Review

  Duck hunting is as American as apple pie and muscle cars and the newest technology available today gives us an even better chance at success...

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Top 5 1911’s| Most Expensive Models in 2020

This is going to be a very unique blog because we’re not trying to save you money or get you the best deal for this one. This blog is dedicat...

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Best Bang For Your Buck| 5 Pistols under $500

There are so many handguns on the market that it can be a difficult and expensive search to find the right handgun for you, at the right price. I t...

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USAA Youth Bank Accounts| How To Plan For Your Child’s Future

One of the most important things every parent is concerned with is setting up their children for a successful future. There are obviously many ways...

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CBD in the U.S. Military| Legal or Not?

  It’s always a pleasure to write about medicine that favorably impacts millions of people across the planet. With the ever-changing law...

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Top 5 Pump-Action Shotguns For Hunting

  There are 3 types of shotguns that most Americans hunt with (auto-loading, pump-action, or over-under), but for today’s blog, I want t...

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Top 5 Auto-loading Hunting Shotguns| 2020 Review

Hunting with a shotgun has been one of our nation’s most storied pastimes since the early 1800s. Until the past decade or so, all hunting has...

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Mossberg International 715T| Ultimate Guide

  The Mossberg International 715T is an AR-15 style carbine that shoots the popular .22 Long Rifle (LR) bullet. This super lightweight Rimfire...

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Mossberg MMR| Complete Guide Before You Buy

The Mossberg Modern Rifle (MMR) is a carbine rifle chambered in 5.56mm NATO and built with a free-floating barrel and a flat-top Picatinny Rail sys...

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Mossberg Reviews| A Comprehensive Review of Mossberg Firearms

The founder of Mossberg and Sons, Oscar Fredrick Mossberg was born in Sweden in 1866 and emigrated to the U.S. in 1886. He started his career worki...

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Top 5 Shotguns| Close-Quarters Combat Edition

  We’ve done many review blogs on shotguns (Mossberg 590, Mossberg 930, Mossberg Shockwave, and the Mossberg 835) and which ones we like...

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USAA CDs| Complete Review

Certificates of Deposit (CDs) are simply another way to invest in your retirement with a deposit into your bank for a time-restricted investment. C...

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Comp-Tac Holster| Complete Guide Before You Buy

Comp-Tac Victory Gear is a tactical gear company that specializes in producing some of the best holsters on the market today, especially for compet...

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Top 5 M4 Pouches| 2020 Review

M4/AR-15 magazine pouches can hold anything from a single 30-round 5.56mm NATO to normally 3 separate pouches. Depending on the brand and style of ...

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USAA Home Insurance| Complete Guide Before You Buy

Home Insurance is something that everyone needs, regardless of how much money they put down on their home. Home Insurance is similar to car insuran...

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USAA’s Personal Loans

USAA offers personal loans up to $5,000 for a myriad of things that you need to do, but don’t have the cash for. For example, when I was 22 y...

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USAA’s Deal With Charles Schwab| How Does it Affect USAA Members?

Table of ContentsUSAAWhy Did USAA Sell their Investment Assets to Charles Schwab?What Are the Services of Schwab?Charles Schwab Mobile AppBrokerage...

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Top 5 Pistol Magazine Pouches

Table of ContentsPistol Magazines1. FirstSpear SSV™, In-the-Belt Pistol Magazine Pocket, SingleWhy Should I Buy the FirstSpear SSV In-the-Belt Pist...

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Top 5 Battle Belts| Complete 2020 Review

  Battle belts are simply belts that designed to be worn in tactical situations, such as law enforcement, warfare, hunting, and shooting compe...

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Top 5 Chest Rigs| 2020 Review

Chest rigs are often misinterpreted to mean plate carriers or body armor, but these rigs are mostly used to carry ammo and gear. They are worn over...

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Mossberg MVP Rifle| What To Know Before You Buy

The Mossberg MVP Series rifles are an AR-15 Magazine fed bolt-action rifle that is equipped with state of the art technology. The MVP series is bui...

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HSGI Taco Magazine Pouch| Everything You Need To Know Before You Buy

Table of ContentsHigh Speed GearHSGI Taco MOLLE Single Rifle Mag PouchWhat Makes the HSGI Taco Rifle Mag Pouch Universal?How is the Taco Rifle Mag ...

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ShotStop – Best Ballistic Armor Plate Systems [Review]

In the armor industry right now, there is no shortage of companies to choose from. Many of these companies have the classic ceramic SAPI and E-SAPI...

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Mossberg Patriot| Complete Review 2020

The Mossberg Patriot is the base model rifle that is built into 6 different models for different purposes and price points. Today’s blog is g...

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Mossberg MC1SC| Ultimate Guide to Mossberg Pistols

Anytime I hear the name Mossberg, I instantly think of some of the best shotguns in the world. However, Mossberg has quietly developed an incredibl...

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Mossberg Maverick 88| Complete Guide Before You Buy

Table of ContentsWho Are Maverick Arms?Mossberg Maverick 88Specs:Where Can I Buy The Mossberg Maverick 88 All Purpose?Mossberg Maverick 88 Security...

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Mossberg 835| Review 2020

Table of ContentsMossberg 835 Ulti-MagSpecs:What is an X-Factor Choke?What is a Back-Bore Shotgun?Where Can I Buy The Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag?Mossber...

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Mossberg 930| Review 2020

  The Mossberg 930 series is a set of 4 styles; 930 Hunting, Tactical, JM Pro, and Pro-Series Sporting Shotguns. The Mossberg 930 series are a...

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Mossberg 500 Vs. Mossberg 590| Whats the Difference?

Table of ContentsMossberg 500Mossberg 500 Tri-Rail TacticalSpecs:Why Should I Buy the Mossberg 500 Tactical?Where Can I Buy the Mossberg 500 Tactic...

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How To Upgrade Your Mossberg Shockwave| The Ultimate guide to Shockwave Accessories

Table of ContentsMossberg ShockwaveSpecs:TRUGLO TRU-TEC Micro Red Dot SightMonstrum Side Mounted 12 Gauge Shell Holder with Picatinny Rail Mount Cr...

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Mossberg 590 Tactical Review| Everything You Need To Know Before You Buy

The Mossberg 590 Tactical is the most widely dispersed and utilized tactical shotguns in the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies in the coun...

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Peltor| Buyer’s Guide 2020

Table of ContentsWhat is a Peltor Headset?What is an IP68 Rating from the IEC?What is a Mission Audio Profile (MAP)?MAP 1: ObservationMAP 2: Patrol...

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Mossberg Shockwave| Review 2020

The Mossberg Shockwave is a Mossberg 590 with a shortened barrel and the famous Raptor Bird’s Head style pistol grip, instead of a shoulder s...

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USAA Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Table of ContentsUSAA’s Response to COVID-19Message From USAA CEO, Wayne Peacock:USAA BankHow Do I Qualify For USAA Banking Assistance?Life a...

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7 Laser Sights to Buy on Amazon in 2020

Table of Contents7 Pistol laser’s on AmazonLasercross CL105 New Magnetic Charging Internal Green Laser SightSpecs:Pros:Cons:HiLight P5GL 400l...

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Lockdown Puck | Review

Table of ContentsLockdownLockdown PuckWhat Does the Puck Come With?Does The Puck Control Humidity?Silica GelDehumidifier RodLockdown Smart PlugIn-P...

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5 Best Riflescopes for Hunting

Table of ContentsHunting RiflescopesRiflescope MagnificationVORTEX CROSSFIRE II 6-18X 44 AO RIFLESCOPESpecs:Features: VORTEX RAZOR HD LH 1.5-8X 32M...

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COVID-19 Small Business Stimulus Loan

Table of ContentsCoronavirus Stimulus PackagePaycheck Protection Program (PPP)Why Should A Small Business Owner Keep His/Her Employees?Who Qualifie...

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6 Things to Learn During Coronavirus Quarantine

Table of ContentsCoronavirus QuarantineLearn a LanguageRosetta StoneWhy Should I Buy Rosetta Stone?Learn About The Stock MarketLearn About Entrepre...

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Coronavirus Isolation| How-To Take Advantage of the Time

Table of ContentsUpdate on Coronavirus| March 30, 2020How-To Guide: Keep My Body Healthy During Coronavirus IsolationVitamins I Should Take Everyda...

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Glock 29| A Definitive Buyer’s Guide

The Glock 29 is chambered for a 10mm bullet that is comparable in force to a .357 Magnum, but we’ll get into that later. The Glock 29 offers ...

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Glock 43x| Buyer’s Guide 2020

Glock changed the game in the 1980s when Gaston Glock patented the Glock 17, an extremely light-weight, striker-fired pistol with a polymer frame. ...

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What should you pack in your Range Bag?

Oh brother, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gotten to the range and realize I forgot to pack something vital. Unfortunately, I forgot some sta...

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Glock 30| A Buyer’s Guide in 2020

The Glock 30 is chambered in .45 Auto and sponsored by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) for its incredible versatility. As crazy as it is...

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My Top 4 30-06 Hunting Rifles

Table of ContentsMy Favorite 30-06 Hunting RiflesTikka T3x LiteSpecs:Pros:Cons:Features:Where Can I Buy a Tikka T3x Lite?Bergara B-14 Timber RifleS...

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Best .300 Win Mag Rifles

The .300 Winchester Magnum was created in 1963 by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company for long-range shooting. A .300 Win Mag is becoming more an...

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HK SP5| A Definitive Review

Table of ContentsHeckler & KochHK SP5What’s New With The SP5?Specs:Pros:Cons:Features:Where Can I Buy The HK SP5?SP5 Vs. MP5?Specs:HK SP5...

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Amazon-Restocked!

Table of ContentsAmazon Update on Essentials for CoronavirusBaby WipesBaby FormulaHand SanitizerCleaning SuppliesConclusion Amazon Update on Essent...

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5 Handguns Still In Stock at Palmetto State Armory

Gun Sales have been going through the roof since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic. Every state in the country has seen shops sell out of g...

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Amazon Response to Coronavirus

Table of ContentsAmazon’s Coronavirus ResponsePopular Items on Amazon for COID-19Price GougingMMM8210PLUS – 3M 8210PLUS N95 Particulate...

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7 Great Concealed Carry Pistols

With dozens of choices for concealed carry purposes, there is no way to test them all to make a decision on what fits you best. We are going to con...

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RK Guns: Best Concealed Carry Pistols

RK Guns offers the best weapons selections from the theatrical .357 Magnum and Remington 700 to the more personal concealed carry pistols.  The fam...

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RK Guns: Hottest Pistols of The Month!

The pistol selection at RK Guns includes Glock, Smith & Wesson, Kimber, Kel-Tec, Beretta, Daniel Defense, and 43 other handgun manufacturers. T...

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RK Guns-Shotgun Edition

Rural King has been expanding into the gun market as a necessity to their customer base, which is mainly farmers and hunters. RK Guns has near 100 ...

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USAA Aviation Insurance

Table of ContentsUSAA Flight InsuranceWhat Are The First Steps In Becoming A Pilot?Falcon Aviation InsuranceWhat Aircraft Are Covered By Falcon Ins...

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USAA Motorcycle and RV Insurance

Table of ContentsUSAA Motorcycle InsuranceProgressive Motorcycle InsuranceWhat Are The 8 Motorcycle Insurance Categories?Coverages that are automat...

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USAA Small Business Insurance

Table of ContentsWhat Is Small Business Insurance?USAA Small Business InsuranceThe HartfordWhat Is A BOP?What Is Covered in a BOP?What Are The Opti...

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USAA Boat & Yacht Insurance

Table of ContentsUSAA Boat InsuranceWhat is the Boater Safety Course?What Does USAA Boat Insurance Cover?Coverages From Progressive & USAAUSAA ...

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USAA Flood Insurance

Table of ContentsUSAA Flood InsuranceWhat is USAA Flood Insurance?What Policies Do NFIP Offer?Are There Exemptions To The Policies?What Does the US...

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RK Guns-.357 Magnum Edition

Table of ContentsRK Guns.357 MagnumSpecs:Sig Sauer 357 SIG 125GR V-Crown JHP AmmunitionSBR .357 SOCOM 250 gr Barnes TTSXRuger BlackhawkSpecs:Pros:C...

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How The United States Will React To The Corona Virus and How to Prepare Yourself for the Worst

With new cases of the Corona Virus popping up in the United States, it’s important to start looking at what things you need to properly prepa...

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USAA Pet Insurance

Table of ContentsPet InsuranceUSAA Pet InsuranceEmbrace Pet InsuranceWellness Rewards from EmbraceWhy Should I Buy The Wellness Rewards Plan?Reimbu...

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USCCA

Table of ContentsUSCCAUSCCA MembershipGold MembershipWhy Should I Choose The Gold MembershipPlatinum MembershipWhy Should I Buy The Platinum Member...

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Bow Hunting 101

Table of ContentsBow HuntingBow Hunting Terms To KnowBow AnatomyCompound Bow AnatomyHow To Buy a BowRAPTOR Compound Hunting Bow KitSpecs:Pros:Cons:...

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Kimber America 1911 Handguns

Kimber is an American gun manufacturer that we’ve discussed once before in our “Who Is Kimber America” blog, which is more about ...

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Bergara Rifles (B14 Series)| Review

Bergara is one of the best gun manufacturers on the planet and has made a name for themselves with their precision rifles at distances up to 1,000 ...

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3 Best Concealed Carry Holsters

Today, we wanted to give you an alternative to the other holsters my illustrious colleague wrote in July, called “Readers Choice| Best Concea...

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Glock 26| Review of the “Baby Glock”

The Glock 26 is also known as the “Baby Glock” due to its small size and is sold in 3 different generations, from Gen 3-Gen5. A Glock 2...

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USAA 101

Table of ContentsUSAA 101USAA Credit CardsUSAA MortgagesUSAA Car InsuranceUSAA Auto LoanUSAA Travel InsuranceUSAA Car Buying ServiceWhat Is USAA?US...

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USAA Travel Review

Table of ContentsTravel With USAAHow To Prepare For Travel abroadShould I Get Travel Insurance?USAA Vacation GoalHow To Budget For Vacation?USAA Ca...

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USAA Mortgages

Table of ContentsUSAA MortgagesWhat is PMI?How Do I Avoid Paying PMI?USAA VA Home LoanWhy Should I Apply For a VA Loan With USAA?What Is a Funding-...

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Tactical Helmet Review: Best Tactical Helmets

So why do I need a tactical helmet? Well, these days, tactical helmets aren’t just for airsofters or tactical reenactors. More night vision a...

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USAA Visa Credit Cards

  Table of ContentsUSAA Visa Credits CardsPreferred Cash Rewards Visa Signature® CardWhat Are The Fees For Cash Rewards Visa Signature Card?How Are...

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USAA Auto Loan Guide

Table of ContentsWhat is a USAA Auto Loan?What is a Credit Score?How Do I Improve My Credit Score?What Is APR?Why You Should Get Your Auto Loan Wit...

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How To Guide: USAA Mortgage

  Table of ContentsWhat is a Mortgage?How to Buy A House With USAA?Am I Ready To Buy a Home?How Much Money Will I Need to Buy a Home?Down PaymentCl...

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USAA American Express Credit Cards

  Table of ContentsUSAA American Express Rewards Credit CardsUSAA  Rewards CardsWhy Should I Apply For a Rewards Credit Card?What Happens if I Don&...

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Glock 101

    Gaston Glock, an Austrian engineer, and businessman founded GLOCK Ges.m.b.H in 1963 and began production with his first line of knive...

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USAA Travel Insurance

Table of ContentsWhat is USAA Travel Insurance?When You Can Use Travel Insurance?Why Should I Buy Travel Insurance?How Do I Get USAA Travel Insuran...

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How to Pay for School With Vocational Rehabilitation

Table of ContentsHow do Veterans Pay For School Without the G.I Bill?What is the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program?How do I apply fo...

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Daniel Defense M4 V11 Review

Table of ContentsWhat is the Daniel Defense M4 V11?Specs:Pros:Cons:Features:Why You Should Buy the DDM4V11Where Can I Buy a DDM4 V11?DDM4 V11 ProSp...

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USAA Car Buying Service

Table of ContentsWhat is the USAA Car Buying Service?How Does USAA Car Buying Service Work?How Do I Buy a Car on USAA Car Buying Service?Guide To U...

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Glock 35| Authoritative Review of the Competition Shooter

    The Glock 35 is a competition style pistol created for competitors in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), Natio...

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Hunting 101

Table of ContentsHunting 101Why Should We All Hunt?What Do I Need To Know About Hunting?What Do I Hunt With?What Are The Best Rifles Used to Hunt L...

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Rural King Guns

Table of ContentsWho is Rural King?RK GunsSavage Axis II 6.5 Creedmoor RifleSpecs:Pros:Cons:Features:Why You Should Buy This GunWhere Can I Buy A S...

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Killing of Iran’s Top General, Qassem Soleimani

Table of ContentsU.S. Airstrike kills Iranian Top General, SoleimaniThe Twilight War: The Secret History of America’s Thirty-Year Conflict wi...

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Best 30-06 Hunting Rifles

Table of ContentsWhat is a 30-06 Cartridge?How Far Can a 30-06 Shoot?What are the Best 30-06 hunting Rifles?Most Affordable: Weatherby Vanguard Sel...

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Long-Term Health Insurance for Veterans

Table of ContentsWhat is Long-Term Health Insurance?Why Would You Need Long-Term Health Insurance?How Do I Know If I’m Covered by the VA?Why ...

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Who is Bergara?

  Bergara is a gun manufacturing company out of Bergara, Spain, that has made a name for itself with the quality of barrels they produce for t...

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Best .308 Hunting Rifle| Guide Before You Buy

Table of ContentsWhat Are the Best .308 Hunting Rifles?Grading CriteriaWhat is a .308 Winchester?What Is the Best .308 Ammunition?BROWNING 308 WINC...

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Best Dental Insurance for Vets?

Table of ContentsWhat are the Best Dental Insurance Options for Vets?How do I know if I Qualify for VA Dental Insurance?How Do I apply for VA Denta...

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Health Insurance For Veterans

Table of ContentsHealth Insurance for VeteransCivilian Health Insurance and the VAWhat are the Best Health Insurance Companies?Is There a Differenc...

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Best 6.5 Creedmoor Hunting Rifle| Definitive Guide

Table of ContentsWhat are the Best 6.5 Creedmoor Hunting Rifles?Does the Caliber of the Chamber matter?Grading CriteriaWhat is a 6.5 Creedmoor?What...

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Who is Daniel Defense?

Table of ContentsWhat is Daniel Defense?Daniel Defense RailsRail Interface System II (RIS II)Omega RailDaniel Defense RiflesDelta 5 .308 RifleSpecs...

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Capturing Realistic Waterborne Operations

Contrary to what Apple has people believing, taking photos requires just a little more skill than pointing your phone in the general direction of s...

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Should Veterans Consider Disability Insurance?

Table of ContentsWhat is Disability Insurance?Do I Need Disability Insurance as a Veteran?What are the Most Common Disability Claims?What is a Wait...

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Who is Kimber America?

  Kimber America got its start in 1979 in a town called Clackamas, Oregon, by a father and son duo named Jack and Greg Warne. They began by ma...

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How Do Veterans Pay for School?

Table of ContentsHow Do Veterans Afford College?Post 9/11 G.I. BillHow Do I Apply for Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits?What Happens After I Apply?What ar...

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Remington 700| Authoritative Review of the Iconic Hunting Rifle

Table of ContentsRemington 700 Buyer’s GuideRemington 700Specs:Pros:Cons:Features:Why You Should Buy a Remington 700Where Can I Buy a Remingt...

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Vudu Precision Rifle Scopes | EOTech

Vudu is the precision optic line of products brought to you through EOTech. You may know EOTech from introducing military holographic weapon sights...

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Black Friday Deals of 2019

It’s a time of thanksgiving, a time where we come together for a moment to share our thanks of family, friends, togetherness, and then turn r...

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Best Background Check Websites [2019]

Table of ContentsBackground ChecksWhat is a background check? When to do a background check?Background Check ConsiderationsQuality of ReportAccredi...

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What are the Best DIY Home Security Companies for Veterans?

Table of ContentsThe Best Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Security Companies in 2020Winner: SimpliSafe Home SecurityPros:Cons:Features:How Long Do SimpliSafe ...

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Glock 45 Buyer’s Guide

  The Glock 45 is one of the guns I’ve been itching to review because of the number of people, specifically police officers that ask abo...

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9 Awesome Veteran’s Day Sales for 2019

During Veteran’s Day, we all know there’s a ton of restaurants offering discounted and even free food to Veterans. But did you know, there are a lo...

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Veterans’ Day Discount on Amazon Prime Accounts

It’s that time of year again where everyone is looking out for the big discounts, but one specific to Veterans in this busy holiday season is...

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TikTok Reportedly Under Investigation as National Security Risk

Just in case you weren’t already concerned about your personal data, there are red flags being thrown, saying China might be collecting and storing...

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Breaking News: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Is Dead

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed in Raid According to the President of the United States, the self-proclaimed caliphate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed...

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Tikka T3 Review

    Tikkakoski (Tikka for short) is a gun manufacturer from Jyväskylä, Finland, and built the first factory in 1893 and started manufactu...

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Best Weapon Light: Evaluation and Review

Table of ContentsWhy you need a light on your weaponA Quick History LessonTypes of Weapon LightsBest Long Gun LightsSurefire M600DFStreamlight Prot...

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Walther P99| Determinate Review of a Classic Pistol

    How many of you have ever heard of the Walther P99? The Walther P99 is produced by the German gun company, Carl Walther GmBh Sportwaf...

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What is the best Gun Cleaning Kit?

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