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Outdoor Handguns Iowa City IA

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 Iowa City, IA that will answer all of your questions about Outdoor Handguns.

The Ammobearer Ltd.
(319) 338-6426
232 Stevens Drive
Iowa City, IA
 
Iowacity Scheels
(319) 358-9959
1461 27th Avenue
Coralville, IA
 
Mayo Sporting Goods
515382245
1407 W 7Th Str
Nevada, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Pawn Store, The
515277487
3005 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Fin &Feather- Ia City
(319) 354-2200
125 Highway 1 West
Iowa City, IA
 
Active Endeavors
(319) 337-9444
138 S. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA
 
Paw'S Guns
515276967
13309 Douglas Parkway
Urbandale, IA
 
William'S Firearms
641842306
204 S Godfrey Ln
Knoxville, IA
 
Virden Gun Sales
515243298
14 East Pleasantview Dr
Des Moines, IA
 

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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