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Choosing a Youth Rifle

By Scott Jacob | 03 Nov 2022

I am often asked the question of the best rifle for a youth shooter. Like many questions, the answer is complicated. It almost entirely depends on the shooter. The short answer is, “one that fits and they are not afraid to pull the trigger on.” There’s a lot more to consider, though.  The middle of […]

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A Standard crosshair with "diamond" reticle vs. a Duplex Reticle

In Praise of the Duplex Reticle

By Sam Lyons | 29 Oct 2022

The first documented telescopic rifle sight was invented between 1835 and 1840. Since then, there have been numerous advances and improvements in the devices we commonly referred to as “rifle scopes.” The first telescopic sights were made with a single magnification level, usually included a simple crosshair, and were often in excess of 3 feet long. […]

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Magpul M3 300BLK Magazine Review

Magpul PMAG GEN M3 300BLK Magazine Review [Updated 2022]

By The Mag Shack | 18 Jul 2022

Here is a review “Regular Guy Guns” did on a couple of Magpul PMAG GEN M3 300BLK magazines he picked up from The Mag Shack: Sorry (but not sorry) about the political and social posts over the last few weeks. To be honest, I felt it necessary, especially since if we don’t retain our rights, […]

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Top 3 Best Ruger 10/22 Magazines [Updated 2022]

By Sam Lyons | 22 Apr 2022

There aren’t many firearms that are more fun to learn with and shoot than the Ruger 10/22 .22LR rifle. It’s one of the most versatile rimfire rifles ever made, perfect for everything from taking small game to a fun afternoon of plinking at cans, balloons, and paper targets. Many learned how to shoot on this […]

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GLOCK magazines

Best GLOCK 19 Magazines [2022 Buyer’s Guide]

By Sam Lyons | 19 Apr 2022

It’s no secret that GLOCK is one of the hottest brands on the market. We saw a record in first-time gun owners in 2020 and 2021 – and you can guess what they bought. The GLOCK 19 is a doublestack 9mm compact pistol. With a 15+1 capacity and resilient performance, this is a great option […]

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The Best New Pistols of 2021

By The Mag Shack | 23 Dec 2021

2021 has been one heckuva year. The world is a crazy place, and the last two years have been trying. The good news is that the firearms industry hasn’t slowed down. We’ve seen the release of some truly awesome firearms, and today we are going to point out the top ten new pistols of 2021.  […]

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You Bought Your First Pistol – Now What?

By The Mag Shack | 02 Dec 2021

You bought your first pistol, Now what?   If you’ve been paying attention to the news, it’s been a banner season for the past 20-some-odd months for the firearms community. Each and every report coming out from industry organizations like the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the NRA, as well as the raw data from the […]

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Schmeisser S60 window 60 round AR15 magazine

The Schmeisser S60 Window Magazine – The Best 60 Round AR15 Magazine?

By The Mag Shack | 11 Nov 2021

Blame it on my history of being a machine gunner, but I always like having more rounds in my gun than less rounds. I love extended magazines, and as long as it’s practical, I want to shove as many freedom seeds as possible into a magazine. As such, magazines like the Schmeisser S60 tickle my […]

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Top 10 Best Smith & Wesson Handgun Options for 2021

By The Mag Shack | 05 Mar 2021

Top 10 Best Smith & Wesson Handgun Options for 2021 Smith & Wesson makes one of the most complete lines of handguns in the world. Everything from compact concealed carry guns to long barrel hunting revolvers and easily concealed pistols to full-size competition guns. If you’re looking for a handgun for a particular need or […]

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Go Big or Go Home – The Best High-Capacity Magazines and Drums for Your AR-15

By The Mag Shack | 05 Mar 2021

Go Big or Go Home – The Best High-Capacity Magazines and Drums for Your AR-15 Any day at the range is a good day. But if you want to make a day at the range better, spend less time loading and more time pulling the trigger. The easiest way to do that is to stock […]

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Best First Handgun: Top-10 List

By The Mag Shack | 05 Mar 2021

Best First Handgun: Top-10 List Plenty of authors have offered their “top 10” lists of pistols and other products. Too often, these lists are nothing more than the top commission earners for the person(s) writing or publishing the story. Instead of shilling for commission earners, this top-10 list is based upon my four decades of […]

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Best AR-15 Magazines

By The Mag Shack | 05 Mar 2021

Best AR-15 Magazines The AR-15 platform rifle is America’s favorite rifle for more than just its incredible versatility. Indeed, the AR platform remains the single best-selling firearm in America. Just how popular is the AR platform? Americans own more AR-15s than there are Ford F150 pickups on the road. Think about that the next time […]

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