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Dr. John

Award winning outdoor writer/photographer since 1978. Over 3000 articles and columns published nationally. Field & Stream Hero of Conservation in 2007. Fields of writing includes hunting most game in American, Canada, and Europe, fishing fresh and saltwater, destination travel, product reviews, industry consulting, and conservation issues. Currently VP at largest community college in Mississippi in economic development and workforce training with 40 years of experience in Higher Education. BS-MS in wildlife sciences from MO. University, and then a PhD in Industrial Psychology. Married with two children and Molly the Schnoodle.

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What would you expect to have to pay for a good quality AR-15 rifle? When working gun shows or answering other inquiries from preppers, this is a very frequent question. Preppers and survivalists as well just everyday “deplorable” citizens desiring to protect themselves and their property want a Read More…

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Of this I am guilty and likely you are, too. An awful lot of us preppers don’t practice enough of what we preach. And no, this is not an article about how to clean a gun barrel. Instead, it’s about how to make gun barrels dirty — and that is done by shooting them. I’m[.....]

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Momentum continues to grow in the world of long range rifle shooting. For many, this is played out at shooting ranges where solo shooters bang away at steel gongs out to 500 yards and beyond just for the sport of it. Then there are highly-organized long range shooting competitions in which Read More…

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Have you noticed your hands shaking a little bit at the gun counter? Do you break out in a cold sweat and have heart palpitations? Is your vision blurring even just a little bit? If so, then you may be suffering from Glockoma. It is an ailment of sorts that is near approaching epidemic Read More…

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Among the firearms most preppers and survivalists will quickly add to their prepper gun battery is a good shotgun. The majority will chose a utilitarian 12 gauge, but I have some prep friends getting 20 gauges for their spouses and kids. That choice is understandable, but it complicates the Read More…

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Wow, just in time for tax refunds, FN has announced the introduction of its brand new Model 509 pistol. A striker fired version chambered for the world standard 9mm, the 509 came from development trials to compete in the new U.S. Army pistol selection process. What the Army has not chosen will not Read More…

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The ranges are hot and the brass is flying. Tourists are coming in from all around the world to the United States to shoot fully automatic firearms at ranges all across the country. From Florida to Las Vegas, foreign tourists are flocking to machine gun ranges for the experience of shooting brass Read More…

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Perhaps the most basic tool in the world besides a good hammer is a screwdriver. These are one of the most universal types of tools that a person can use for many multiple applications. Of course, many things are assembled, built, and held together with all kinds of screws, so it takes the right Read More…

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As it is often said, “good things come in three’s.” Unbeknown to many right now, there is a triple offering from Ruger that puts “magnum” back in the magnum power of handguns. This threesome triple threat is a Ruger Redhawk series of double action revolvers with short barrels and big Read More…