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Outdoor Handguns Joliet IL

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 Joliet, IL that will answer all of your questions about Outdoor Handguns.

Dad''S Sports
(815) 485-9610
280 E. Haven Suite D
New Lenox, IL
 
23003 W Lincoln Hwy, Plainfield, Illinois 60544815-439-4570
(815) 439-4570
23003 W Lincoln Hwy
Plainfield, IL
 
Gun Shop
(815) 439-4570
23003 West Lincoln Highway
Plainfield, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(708) 675-3100
Orland Park Place
Orland Park, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 806-4952
7370 West 191 St.
Tinley Park, IL
 
Rink''S Gun & Sport, Inc.
(815) 838-1371
14363 S. Archer
Lockport, IL
 
Shooting Guns
(815) 439-4867
23248 West Lincoln Highway
Plainfield, IL
 
J.R. Shooting Sports Inc.
(630) 236-7788
519 N Oakhurst Dr
Aurora, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(630) 554-9061
2470 US Hwy 34
Oswego, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(630) 548-1476
Springbrook Prairie Pavillion
Naperville, IL
 

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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