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AirForce CEO John McCaslin Represents Airgun Hunters at Parks And Wildlife Hearing on August 23. AirForce CEO John McCaslin Represents Airgun Hunters at Parks And Wildlife Hearing on August 23.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department passed new rules at their August 23rd meeting that will become effective in late September for the 2018 hunting season. Big bore, pre-charged pneumatic air guns will be a legal means of harvesting big game, turkey, alligator, and furbearers with the following stipulations:

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For Big Game, Turkey, and Alligator – .30 caliber

Cartridge development continues to progress, and the game is changing. Cartridge development continues to progress, and the game is changing.

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The last couple of decades have seen many new cartridges come onto the scene, some revolutionary, and some nothing more than a fizzle. We’ve seen a number of cases released based on some variation of the classic .404 Jeffery, whether at full length and blown out, in the instance of Remington Ultra Magnum series, or drastically shortened, in the case of Winchester Short Magnum

Our Handguns October/November issue will be on newsstands from August 21st.

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Here are some of our featured stories:

SIG Sauer P365 – The New Gold Standard?

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With the P365, SIG Sauer presents a true subcompact 9mm pistol with a 10-round capacity and a great trigger and sights. It may just be the subcompact against which all others will be judged.

M&P380 Shield EZ

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When Smith & Wesson introduced the M&P380

The company’s J-frame Airweight series dates back to the 1950s when these guns—chambered first to .38 Special—were built from aluminum frames and cylinders. The company’s J-frame Airweight series dates back to the 1950s when these guns—chambered first to .38 Special—were built from aluminum frames and cylinders.

The snubnose revolver has been a cornerstone of concealed carry for a long time, and despite the huge influx of small, lightweight semiautomatics, the snubby hangs in there. And for good reason: It’s not only light, handy and completely reliable, it can be chambered in big-time cartridges that little pistols simply

ZeissOpticsV4 Zeiss’ newest scope line: the Conquest V4.

Zeiss is the optics company that, in 1907, designed and made the first variable-­power riflescope. From that first scope to present day, it has earned a reputation for making premium glass. What Zeiss has struggled with is to gain a strong presence in the American market. The majority of shooters here have never warmed up to European reticles, nor the higher cost for the scopes.

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The Slim-Tuk is an ambidextrous IWB Kydex holster that features a unique C-Clip allowing it to be positioned anywhere around the waist. And it can be reversed for right- or left-handed use. $40 The Slim-Tuk is an ambidextrous IWB Kydex holster that features a unique C-Clip allowing it to be positioned anywhere around the waist. And it can be reversed for right- or left-handed use. $40

Looking at the advertisement, two points drew my attention to the DeSantis Slim-Tuk inside-the-waistband (IWB) holster: the price and the clip. 

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The suggested price is a penny under $40, but I suppose writing it “$39.99” makes readers feel like