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Ultimate AR-15 Buyer’s Guide

The AR-15 is the single most popular firearm in the United States. Millions of them have been sold over the past 50 years, both the original Colt versions and those produced by other manufacturers. There’s little wonder why this should

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Double Threat – War Sport Costa Ludus Edition AR-15

Rifle Review: Double Threat - War Sport Costa Ludus Edition AR-15

After a half year of rumors and anticipation, the War Sport Costa Ludus edition AR-15 is now available. This carbine is the product of a close collaboration between Costa Ludus, a company that knows what shooters really need, and War

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Gun Review: Glock 43 – The Fashionably Late Concealed Carry 9mm

Glock 43

After many months of anticipation, the new Glock 43 has been released, and we are pleased to offer our review of it. This 9x19mm pistol is the first single-stack Glock has produced in that caliber, providing a small and comfortable

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Gun Review: Sig Sauer P320 Compact – Elevating the Standard

Sig P320 Compact FDE

Civilian shooters often only get their hands on advanced firearms technology long after it’s been introduced to the military. In the case of the Sig Sauer P320 series, this new truly modular handgun has been released into the general market

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Gun Review: A Serious Tool – Springfield 1911 TRP Operator

Springfield Armory 1911 TRP Operator

An operator — a member of a special forces or special operations unit in the United States military — obviously requires the best equipment to achieve success. The highest quality sidearm is, naturally, a vital part of his armament. For

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Silencer Review: SilencerCo Octane 45HD – A Cross-Platform Suppressor

silencerco octane 45 hd

Under their slogan, “Fight the Noise!” the innovative company SilencerCo has developed a series of excellent firearm sound suppressors over just the few years since they were established in 2008. Their approach is simple, if revolutionary: make suppressors efficient, small

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Rifle Review: Colt LE6920 SOCOM – A Special Forces M4 in Civilian Hands (One comment)

Colt LE6920 SOCO rifle

For years, it was virtually impossible to find a new Colt-manufactured AR-type rifle on the civilian market. Now, the good news is that a new line of Colts are finally available. It’s not just that they’re Colts that makes it

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Gun Review: Les Baer Premier II – The 1911 With Guaranteed Accuracy


There’s no doubt that John Browning’s great design for the 1911 has become the classic American gun. It has served us for more than a century, both as the standard military sidearm and the choice for self-defense for generations. The

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Les Baer

Omaha Outdoors $250 Scholarship – Expires January 2016

As we say at Omaha Outdoors, we don’t buck around, and that’s why we are so excited to announce our 2015 scholarship program which will see one lucky student winning a $250 scholarship award. We are asking students to submit

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Top 10 Rimfire Self-Defense Guns


If you have an aged grandmother living alone in an apartment, or perhaps know a young couple who had just moved next door, and they said to you, “I get worried about someone breaking in while I’m at home. I’m

Posted in Conceal Carry, Rimfire, Self-Defense

Are you Prepared for the 8 Major Threats to the Future of America?

There are numerous inherent dangers in our world that can change life as we know it and even threaten our very existence, but many people choose to ignore the warning signs or simply don’t believe anything could happen to them.

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Gun Review: Glock 42 – Conceal Carry Gun That Won’t Disappoint


As the first new handgun model introduced by Glock in several years, the Glock 42 subcompact single-stack .380 Auto is the result of a long course of research and development. Certainly, with the increasing interest in (and practice of) concealed

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Gun Review: Walther PPX 9mm – A Great Value and a Great Handgun (2 comments)


When asked to write the Walther PPX handgun review, I quickly compared it to the 9mm pistol I had at home. I am willing to say the Walther PPX performed better and more accurately than my home defense weapon and

Posted in Handguns, Walther