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Mossberg® Announces Grand Opening of New Online Store Mobile-Friendly, Easily-Navigated and Fully-Integrated Experience

Advice for the Shooter

Mossberg® Announces Grand Opening of New Online Store Mobile-Friendly, Easily-Navigated and Fully-Integrated Experience

  North Haven, CT – O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc, America’s oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, has launched its redesigned, mobile-optimized online store with the announcement of “Grand Opening” specials for visitors who join the Mossberg community. Now through November 20, 2016, sign up as a Mossberg community member and receive 20% off of your next purchase of gear, apparel, parts and all things Mossberg at www.mossberg.com/grand-20 or simply browse through the latest offerings at www.mossberg.com. For further savings, look for Black Friday specials during 11/21 – 11/25/2016, with Mossberg Community members receiving a 10-hour advanced notice on all...

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Winchester Long Beard Shotshells

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Winchester Long Beard Shotshells

We as turkey hunters are very fortunate to live in this "modern era of turkey hunting". Over the last 20 years we have enjoyed not only the restoration of the wild turkey to huntable populations in 49 states but also the most robust innovative period in turkey hunting products in history. A couple of years ago, Winchester introduced its 12 gauge Long Beard (WLB) turkey load. That shell was quite different from any that most of us had shot. The difference is the shot capsule that is composed of the shot charge, encased in a resin with a cap that...

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Bergara B14 Rifle Wins UK's Shooting Industry Awards' Best Rifle for 2016

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Bergara B14 Rifle Wins UK's Shooting Industry Awards'  Best Rifle for 2016

Lawrenceville, Ga. (August 2016) - The Bergara B14 Hunter bolt-action rifle recently won the U.K.'s prestigious "Rifle of the Year" award during the 21st annual U.K. Shooting Industry awards. Distributed exclusively by RUAG AMMOTEC UK, since 2015 in the United Kingdom, the B14 rifle, with its unmatched accuracy and superior level of craftsmanship, has won the hearts of the British hunting media, as well as the sporting public and retailers. The award is sponsored by U.K.'s top sporting publications, "Shooting Gazette", "Sporting Gun", "Shooting Times", and Shootinguk.co.uk, who are all part of Time Inc.'s annual Shooting Industry Awards. The judging panel...

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Choice

Advice for the Shooter

I visit some Internet forums each day. I like to keep up with what folks are interested in and also current trends in shooting and hunting. When I feel I can be of help, I will contribute to the conversation or at least attempt to answer a question.There are some distinct differences in some of the forums that I visit. Some are friendly places and even when folks disagree, they are civil to each other. Others, not so much. Some seem to revel in controversy and being disagreeable. There are others that allow the use of “bad language” and vulgar...

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Extending Your Turkey Season

Advice for the Shooter

Extending Your Turkey Season

  Did you miss him? Did you flinch? Was your “Kentucky Windage” hold just a bit off? Was there a large hole in your pattern that allowed him to escape? Was your confidence in your present set-up shaken this season? This is the time of year when many of us start to reflect upon our season. It may have been a great one. We may have really enjoyed the early mornings and hearing the woods awaken. We may have heard gobblers and called them to our gun. We may have carried a gobbler or two over our shoulder to the...

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