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Guns.com article on the Benelli Nova Tactical

April 17, 2011
By Jason Wimbiscus
Guns.com article on the Benelli Nova Tactical

Excerpted from an article I wrote for Guns.com. There is little debate that times in this country are currently tough. The national unemployment rate continues to hover around the ten percent mark, employers are reluctant to take on new workers, and the jobs that are available are often low paying endeavors that will barely allow...
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Where are the updates?

April 17, 2011
By Jason Wimbiscus

Part of the low frequency of updates to this over the last year has been due to the fact that I have been writing firearms oriented articles for an online startup publication, www.guns.com. Most of the projects I write about require a great deal of time and money, so when I had the opportunity...
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“C” is for Companion: The 1894 C Marlin

February 16, 2011
By Jason Wimbiscus
“C” is for Companion: The 1894 C Marlin

Guest author Stephen Galan writes of his experience shooting and hunting with the Marlin 1894C lever action carbine.
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.45-70 Gel tests

October 12, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
.45-70 Gel tests

It is a goal of mine to ultimately run a test of every lever action cartridge still in production, and maybe even a few that are largely no longer available.  The big problem with this plan, as usual, is money.  I am not a man of great means, so it is unlikely (barring a...
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What is the Best Big Game Round? Your Help is Needed to Find Out

August 12, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
What is the Best Big Game Round?  Your Help is Needed to Find Out

I was recently part of a friendly online discussion regarding the on-game performance of the .35 Remington compared to that of the tried and true .30-30 Winchester.  The experience of one gentleman was that medium and large game hit with the .35 seldom went far, while results from the .30-30 were far more variable. ...
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European Heavy Hitter: The Solid Brass USS Slug Tested

June 8, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
European Heavy Hitter:  The Solid Brass USS Slug Tested

Two months ago I received an email from European Cartridge Unlimited, a Greece based manufacturer of reloading components, containing information on an interesting new 12 gauge slug called the USS (Ultra Solid Smoothbore).  These slugs, which are currently offered as components for hand loading, consist of a milled, solid brass, flat point projectile encased...
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Trout on Ice Part 2: Lake Trout, Landlocked Salmon, and Big Water Browns

June 8, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
Trout on Ice Part 2: Lake Trout, Landlocked Salmon, and Big Water Browns

Article by Jim Paige When fishing “big waters” or when fishing for especially large trout in winter, I use totally different tactics than explained previously. It’s a whole new ballgame now, as I’m after fish that most people will usually never encounter much less land. My gear isn’t even the same. As a rule, I...
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Trout on Ice Part I: Brook Trout, Rainbows, and Shallow Water Browns

June 8, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
Trout on Ice Part I: Brook Trout, Rainbows, and Shallow Water Browns

Article By Jim Paige Part 1: Brook Trout, Rainbows, and Shallow Water Browns The following information is not the only way to locate and catch various species of trout, but it is a collection of methods I’ve used extensively and successfully in my over 50 years of ice fishing experience. I won’t try to cover every...
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Backyard Boat Building for Real Beginners

June 8, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
Backyard Boat Building for Real Beginners

Article By Dan Gosselin -1- At some point we have all said, or at least heard the sentence, “I’m going to build a boat”. I said this exact sentence some 20 or so years ago. I too was a rank amateur; a beginner in the world of wooden boat building. My only experience was some...
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How To: Loading Your Own Shotgun Slugs

June 8, 2010
By Jason Wimbiscus
How To:  Loading Your Own Shotgun Slugs

Over the past few months, I’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with slugs and slug guns.  In addition to these pumpkin throwers being a logical choice of weapon in the thick northeastern woods, I can’t help but be drawn to guns that throw such massive chunks of lead and poke such gaping holes...
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