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First Gear | Christmas Countdown: Hornady, EGW, Lee and Sierra

A reloading theme—from Hornady to Sierra—kicks off our Christmas gifting suggestions.

Exercise Your Freedom | USPSA And Steel Challenge Update

Few things in shooting top USPSA or Steel Challenge for fun and learning. Here’s why …

Carry Life | Home Carry: The Carbine Reconsidered

With modest caveats, a carbine deserves consideration as “the” house gun.

First Gear | Pistol Caliber Carbines

Tally ho! Another build—this time a 9 mm PCC—is headed your way.

First Gear | The “Open” Pistol Build, Part 6

A guide rod and hotrod optics bring us home on our Open Glock build.

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 4: Good, Fast, Cheap

When it comes to reloading, not all hardware is created equal.

First Gear | Open Gun Fun

We’ve got optic sights on the brain. Will an Open pistol be the cure?

Exercise Your Freedom | Optics Nationals/Regular Folks

We’re about done with good things to say about USPSA Optics Nationals—but not quite …

First Gear | JP Rifle, C-More Sights

Truth: A JP and a C-More carried our Guns & Gear editor through USPSA Optics Nationals.

Breaking Down A USPSA Optics Nationals Stage With Julie Golob

Competition shooters can learn a lot from frequent A1F Daily contributor and professional shooter Julie Golob, who is currently competing in the first-ever USPSA Optics Nationals in Frostproof, Fla. Yesterday, Guns & Gear Editor Frank Winn caught up with Julie, captain of Team Smith & Wesson, to get some advice on how best to shoot one of the stages in the 20-stage match.

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