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Never have their been more rifle and caliber options for hunters. While I’ve been aware of the 6.5 Grendel for years, only recently did I get the opportunity to run one. I’ve killed hogs with everything from a 9mm pistol Continue reading Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!
As we lie on the dirt, in the warm South Dakota sun, my new friends and I look out over the open landscape. We had just spent the last week turkey hunting in South Dakota. Since the weather had finally Continue reading Are Cute Little Prairie Dogs Fun to Shoot? Is it Bad? You Tell Me.
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