Marlin 1895SBL

Meet the Jurassic Rifle – Marlin 1895SBL

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) The lever operated rifle mechanism has been around for over 150 years. Lever guns are efficient and offer classic looks and ease of operation; especially when the user is shooting from a mounted position – whether on a horse, quad or
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New glock models at DVC

Glock Introduces New Models and DVC Has Them

Story and photos by Russell Purcell (@RoadTestRuss) Glock is renowned for producing some of the most popular, safe and reliable handguns in the industry, and recently the company have been making moves to gain an even larger share of the Canadian firearms market. With the launch of a
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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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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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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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