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scorpion

The CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 – The much anticipated Czech pistol / sub-gun has arrived

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) Czeska Zbrojovka (CZ) is a firearm manufacturer based in the Czech Republic that has been designing and building high quality firearms for the better part of 80 years.  The company offers a wide array of handguns, rifles and shotguns
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ROSS RIFLE MARK III.1910: “READY, AYE READY”

By Colin Holmes It’s hard to believe that the Great War started over 100 years ago, veterans are all gone, and all that remains is letters, videos and history books. The Great War defined Canada as a nation. Very few militaries used straight pull action rifles. Mexico had their Mondra
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CZ Shadow 2

The Shadow 2 has landed at DVC

Story and photos by Russell Purcell Like many Canadian shooting sports enthusiasts I am a fan of the products produced by Česká Zbrojovka, the Czech firearm manufacturer that is most noted for its CZ 75 lineup of handguns. The CZ75 SP-01 Shadow is one of the most popular pistols in us
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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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TAVOR 1

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 21 Gen 3

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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