Guns & Gear

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Praising the Browning Auto Rifle (BAR)

by Ken Doherty | January 4, 2022

I appreciate its classic Browning “hump back” engraved receiver, French walnut stock, and quality craftsmanship.

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Mauser 98

by Ken Doherty | November 23, 2021

The Mauser 98 is the most produced military rifle ever made, and its action became the basis for most modern bolt-action rifles.

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DIY: duct tape tricks

by Tom Armstrong | October 27, 2021

Duct tape is a wonderful item with many uses that extend to hunters and anglers. A roll can be a big help if you keep it in your pack, truck, ATV, or snowmobile.

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OFAH report examines hunting firearms

by Editorial Staff | October 14, 2021

What firearms are reasonable for hunting is the focus of a report released today by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).

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Appraising a Browning .338 BAR

by Ken Doherty | October 6, 2021

The following is an appraisal of a Browning Auto Rifle from Classic Gear columnist, appraiser, and consultant Ken Doherty.

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Firearms buyback costs still uncertain

by Steve Galea | August 27, 2021

A report regarding the cost of the federal firearms buyback program is still lacking critical details and data for an accurate estimate.  

Lifetime background check implemented for firearm licence applicants

by Jeff Helsdon | August 23, 2021

Firearms licence applicants are now subject to a lifetime background check (instead of five years) to ensure eligibility.

Remington Model 700

by Ken Doherty | July 30, 2021

I bought my first used Model 700 Remington in 2013. It was a 32 year old BDL, chambered in .270 Win. and it was a tack driver!

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Tame recoil with muzzle brakes

by Linda K. Miller & Keith A. Cunningham | July 29, 2021

One of the best ways to tame recoil on any calibre is to install a muzzle brake. With one, you’ll improve your shooting and enjoy it a whole lot more.