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NSSF Pull the Trigger | March 2017

March 2017

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NSSF's Pull the Trigger | Tips for Today's Gun Owners from the National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF on Facebook NSSF on Twitter

Spring Cleaning and Maintenance

Firearms and Suicide Prevention

Spring Turkey: Check Your Shot Pattern

Big-Game Medicine: .475 Revolver Cartridges

Sporting Clays Tip: The Key to the Rabbit Target

Experimenting with Bolt Thrust

Long-Action vs Short-Action Bolt Rifles

Video Playlist: Spring Cleaning and Maintenance
It's time for Spring cleaning! The gun safe is a good place to start. Watch this selection of gun cleaning and maintenance tips to help keep your firearms functioning properly.

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Firearms and Suicide Prevention
Recognizing that nearly two-thirds of all firearms-related deaths are from suicide, the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have partnered to develop a suicide prevention program that will reach gun owners with educational messages distributed through firearms retailers and shooting ranges. View some of the tools here.

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Spring Turkey: Check Your Shot Pattern
Spring has arrived and so too have Spring Turkey seasons across the country. Before heading afield watch this video on patterning your turkey gun and then head out to the range to be sure your choke and load combination is on target.

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Sporting Clays Tip: The Key to the Rabbit Target
Having trouble breaking rabbit targets? Gil Ash of OSP Shooting School says that the targets speed is an optical illusion and explains how to consistently stop those rabbits in their tracks.

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Experimenting with Bolt Thrust
Does the Ackley improved case design actually reduce bolt thrust? Find out in this excerpt from Fred Zeglin's new book on P.O. Ackley.

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Long-Action Bolt Rifles versus Short-Action Bolt Rifles
When shopping or reading about centerfire bolt-action rifles, you'll almost always hear the terms "long-action" or "short-action" used in the firearms' descriptions. What do these terms mean?

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Big-Game Medicine: The .475 Revolver Cartridges
The family of .475 revolver cartridges pack plenty of punch for taking down big and dangerous game for the serious handgun hunter.

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Where to Shoot

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