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Gun Range in December

A Visit to the Range is Much More Than a Holiday Treat

Story and photos by Russell Purcell December is often a hectic month in my household as I struggle to meet work deadlines and other obligations so that I can spend some quality time with close friends and family over the holidays. With my social calendar filling up with work parties a
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Bullpup design perfect for the indoor range

Story and images by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) I have always been a fan of bullpup rifles and shotguns as their compact design allows for increased manoeuvrability and the ability to tuck the firearm in tight to the cheek, body and shoulder. This makes them a fine choice for usin
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GSG .22 LR Rifle

Small German Manufacturer Embraces .22LR

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) I am continuing my quest to become a better marksman, but this requires that I spend a little more time at the range. Range time can be expensive as the cost of ammunition adds up quickly when you have a penchant for squeezing the tr
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Glock: Humble beginnings triggered innovations that revolutionized the industry

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) When Gaston Glock – an unassuming manager of a car radiator factory in Vienna – decided that he could build a better semi-automatic pistol, no one would have predicted that the mild-mannered Austrian would develop a handg
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KRISS Vector

DVC Adds the Latest Offering From KRISS to the Fleet

Story and photos by Russell Purcell Pistol-calibre semi-automatic rifles are becoming far more popular with consumers as they offer the greater precision that comes with a rifle platform, while allowing the user to shoot more economical handgun ammunition. I own a pair of these rifles
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Rimfire ammo

Getting Reacquainted With Rimfire

Story and photos by Russell Purcell I belong to three different gun clubs and have two gym memberships. So it would be easy to surmise that when I get interested in something I tend to embrace it and make it a big part of my life. The big expenditure when I visit the gym is calories,
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Range therapy and dry-fire

Story and photos by Russell Purcell Like many shooting enthusiasts I find a day at the range to be therapeutic. This might sound strange to someone who has never had the opportunity (or the desire) to fire a gun, but there is something about the noise, the smells, and the feel of the
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Sale Time!

It’s time to stock up and find some bargains Story and photos by Russell Purcell With the holiday season just around the corner many of the local gun shops and sporting equipment retailers are gearing up for their annual pre-Christmas sales. If you are a shooting or hunting enth
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Magnum Research Desert Eagle Packs a Powerful Punch

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) Few handguns are as imposing as the Desert Eagle, a single-action, ultra-powerful, semi-automatic that was originally designed by American small arms manufacturer Magnum Research Incorporated. Early on in its development the guns wer
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