There are about 300 million guns belonging to 85 million gun owners in the U.S. And thankfully, we aren't limited to owning just three of them apiece.But what if it was go-time, and three was all you got? The end of the world, with limited space in the car. Or the angry ex-spouse, gathering up your collection for a settlement. If you had to choose an ideal three-gun battery that you could carry for everything -- hunting, self-defense and survival -- what would it be? I know my choices.
Using a laser bore sighter is one of the best ways to save on the often costly process of sighting in new optics. If you’re shooting at 100 yards, a typical distance for a medium powered rifle, it can often take quite a few rounds before you even manage to match up with the target.
Wild pigs are tough, surly, and currently running out of control across the country. Here are 10 rifles suited to quell the swine rebellion.Any bullet and rifle combination you’d use for deer hunting will kill a hog deader than dollar gas, but then again, you can pound a nail with a monkey wrench if that's all you have. Since surly wild boars can weigh 300 pounds and grow tusks the size of small Soviet sickles, I prefer a firearm of adequate caliber—.260 or better—that’s capable of delivering multiple rounds in rapid fashion. In short, some hog guns are better than others. Here’s my top 10, starting with number 10.
The AR platform is becoming more and more common among hunters across the country. While the issue of limited caliber choice remains, the days of widespread calibers across the AR platform are near. If you’re looking for a fun and useful new rifle for the woods, then you should consider setting up an AR-15 for hunting.