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Outdoor Handguns Durango CO

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Outdoor Handguns. You will find helpful, informative articles about Outdoor Handguns, including "Packin' in the Field". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Durango, CO that will answer all of your questions about Outdoor Handguns.

Rocky Mountain Pawn & Gun
(970) 247-5226
157 County Road 250
Durango, CO
 
Gardenswartz Outdoors - Gardenswartz Sporting Goods
(970) 247-2660
863 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Handlebar Cycle
(970) 247-0845
346 South Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
 
Goods for the Woods
(970) 247-5725
307 South Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
 
Our Little Shop
(970) 385-9040
601 East 2nd Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Durango Guns
(970) 259-9204
2145 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Second Avenue Sports
(970) 247-4511
600 East 2nd Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Mountain Bike Specialists
(970) 247-4066
949 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
 
Durango Mountain Resort - Purgatory Sports
(970) 385-2183
1 Skier Place
Durango, CO
 
Cliffside Ski & Sport
(970) 385-1461
46825 Highway 550
Durango, CO
 

Packin' in the Field

The outdoor handgun can be called upon to do things a city gun would not. Here are some options to consider for your field gun.

Packing a handgun in the field is not for everyone. Some may think it too Rambo-esque, while others just don't want to bother lugging a heavy handgun around on their hip all day. However, smart outdoorsmen know a good handgun on the hip beats a rifle in the cabin any day.

Some of the Rodriguez's favorite field guns are (from left) S&W Model 629, Freedom Arms' Model 97 and a Mag-na-ported Ruger Blackhawk.

As a hunting outfitter, I have some special reasons for keeping a handgun close--number one being that I'm sometimes called upon to put down wounded game. But not everyone who reads this magazine hunts. Whether it's hiking, biking, camping, fishing or ranch work, many of us spend time afield, where the potential for danger of the two- or four-legged variety is always present. A reliable, accurate handgun of adequate caliber, in a comfortable holster, is a good way to make sure you're able to stop those pests in their tracks when the need arises.

The most important factor to consider when deciding which handgun to carry is what sort of threat you are most likely to face. Across the country, bears are a big concern, with grizzlies making up an increasingly larger percentage of the problem in the West and have always been a factor in Alaska....

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