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Dylan Saunders

Dylan Saunders
I grew up in a remote coastal village in Alaska, where my parents homesteaded. The village had a permanent population of about 50 people, and the industry was commercial fishing. We lived a subsistence lifestyle with no electricity, refrigeration, modern conveniences, or vehicles, apart from boats. Hunting and fishing for survival was a way of life.
I finished college and worked in New Zealand, and have been in many areas of the Lower 48 and several foreign countries while attending college, working on a ranch, and serving in the US Army as a Cavalry Scout, infantryman, and company level sniper.
I have lived and worked in most areas of Alaska while working as an explosives engineer, and hunted and fished most of these areas. I am currently a firearms and tactics instructor and I am involved in marketing for several firearms products companies, distribute Front Line holsters in the US market, and apply custom firearms finishes.

Areas of Expertise: Firearms and tactics, long-range shooting, Alaskan wilderness survival, hunting, optics and gear

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Originally met with skepticism, reflex or red dot sights have become standard for many military, sport, and tactical shooters.

How to Shoot with a Reflex or Red Dot Sight

When the Army adopted reflex or red dot optics, many units were slow to use them. Aimpoints sat on shelves in arms rooms while soldiers trained with iron sights. After all, the joes might break them! And anyway, the Sergeant Major never shot with optics…

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Opinion: Open Carry Activism

I live in a state in which open carry of a firearm has always been legal. All my life I have seen people carrying pistols on their belts. It is as normal as carrying a wallet. While almost every state in the US now has…

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