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Gun Control and Gun Rights: What You Need to Know as a Hunter

In the wake of many shootings that ended up with a big number of victims, many people are demanding that gun control is established. Nobody wants to see criminals swinging their guns around anymore, and rightfully so. Still, what does this mean for hunters?

Hunters take their profession seriously, and they’re doing it because they like it. In order to be able to have such a profession, one needs to be mentally and physically strong enough to do it.

Hunting has been around from the beginning of times, and the use of guns in this profession is necessary, as they make the whole thing much easier. Although some hunters are still using the old hunting ways so they don’t feel like doing injustice to the animals, guns are mostly the ones used to perform this job.

At the same time, many people are not okay with the use of guns, and demand that gun control is forced upon those who casually pull the trigger. How does this affect those into hunting? Well, in this article, you will read about gun control and gun rights, and how they affect hunters. 

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6.5 Creedmoor vs 7mm-08 Remington: Which is The Best for Hunting?

Whether you're hunting deer or for self-defense on the field, it's important to pack the right types of guns. However, because we're more focused on the type of gun we're holding, we forget about the type of ammunition we should use. A lot of people, especially beginners, are sometimes confused with the different cartridges available. 

For me, I believe that both the 7mm-08 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor are the top. But what's the difference between both?

I did the research and tests to help you find which is better for YOUR hunts. So read on as I show you the difference between a 6.5 Creedmoor vs 7mm-08!

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What Does AR Stand For in AR-15: The Surprising Answers Here!

Many of us are already familiar with common rifle names, with AR-15 being one of the popular ones we see! However, do we really know what they are and what they do?

When I started hunting, one of my first questions was, "what does AR stand for in AR-15?" While it does sound like a silly beginner query, you'll be surprised to know that not a lot of people actually know what it means!

A quick Google search will tell you. However, I went beyond the simple answer and will also focus more on what the AR-15 is and how it works. So read on!

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Remington .22-250 vs 223: Which Is Best For Your Hunts?

When it comes to selecting a gun, one of the age-old debate between the Remington .22-250 vs 223 continues. After all, these are some of the most popular calibers people compare up to now. For regular hunters, you probably know what I'm saying. But is there a true and accurate answer?

Well, let me just tell you now: we'll always have different opinions and there is not one specific caliber that would be number one for all hunters. However, if you're trying to figure out which is best for you, you need to do your research! That's why I put out this comparison for you to make your decision.

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What Are The Basic Parts Of Ammunition? The Answers You Need To Know

When hunting using your gun, it's crucial to learn all about your weapon, as well as the ammunition you use for it. Remember that this isn't like electric airsoft guns with basic ammunition. These are toys for the big boys, which can be proven dangerous or fatal if not handled with properly. And if you want to ensure gun safety and proper handling of your weapon while hunting, then you'll need to know about your gun and its ammunition. But what are the basic parts of ammunition in the first place?

Read on as I show you the basic parts of your gun's ammunition!

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The Ultimate Hunter’s Guide on How To Choose A Gun Safe

Just like for any other firearm, musket hunters need safe storage for their guns. There is no better solution than a gun safe. Keeping your gun out of the wrong hands and preventing unauthorized access, must be number one priority for all gun owners, hunting rifles are no exception. Gone are the days when your rifle simply sat in a wooden rack attached to the wall.

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What Is the Main Difference Between Centerfire and Rimfire Ammunition? How to Choose the Best Gun

One of the important parts you need to learn about a gun is its ammunition. After all, you wouldn't be able to shoot accurately when hunting without it. But before answering the question: "What is the main difference between centerfire and rimfire ammunition?", there are still some things you will need to learn, since it may be hard learning about the difference without prior knowledge of how a bullet works.

So read up, and I'll be answering all your questions to help you know more about your gun's ammunition. This guide will help you become a better hunter and know what you need for your gun when on a hunt.

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How to Check If a Gun is Clean: The 4 Easy Ways to Do It!

Whether you are just starting out as a hunter or have been investing in the activity for years, one of the first and essential purchases you will need to make would be a gun. After all, how will you be able to hunt without a good weapon (besides the bow and arrow)? But purchasing a gun isn't just about choosing which one looks good and powerful enough for you. You will also need to check if it is clean! You might be wondering about how to check if a gun is clean to ensure that you purchase legitimately and without any worries.

So to help you out, I show you the top four ways on checking your gun.

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Which Shotgun Choke Is The Most Open? Choosing the Best Choke for Hunting

One of my favorite guns to use when hunting would be the shotgun. It's best for its power and when shooting far distances up in the air. From patterning a shotgun down to learning how to aim with it, you get to learn a ton of new skills as well. But of course, we all have other concerns, such as: "Which shotgun choke is the most open?"

An issue for many beginners here is that they aren't familiar with the use of shotgun choke. So to help you out, I'll be showing you all about the shotgun choke and how to choose the best one for you to improve your hunting skills.

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How Should Firearms Be Transported in a Boat? Learn All About It

Hunting is one of the best activities I have picked up on, and I'm glad that I get to explore the different ways I can aim at my target and shoot with such precision. It isn't only a fun hobby, but art and skill! You don't only explore hunting on elevated stands, but you also get to try it out in the waters as well. With a boat and skills on how to hunt on waters, you can try a whole new hunting experience and see how awesome it is! But how should firearms be transported in a boat?

This crucial piece of information is important to know about, so read on as I show you all about it!

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