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

Forestcity Firearms
(815) 262-4279
137 N. Chicago Ave.
Rockford, IL
 
Wellen`s Guns- Ammo & Gunsmithing
(815) 623-2935
10404 Moonglow Drive
Roscoe, IL
 
Kegel`s Bicycle & Store
(815) 229-5826
2605 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
 
Club-Conex
(815) 639-0300
304 South Chicago Avenue
Rockford, IL
 
JCPenney
(815) 398-5440
1280 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, IL
 
Black Hawk Gun Shop
(815) 547-4133
1443 South State Street
Belvidere, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 397-7115
Rockford Crossings
Rockford, IL
 
Cycloid Corporation
(815) 398-1074
1800 Broadway
Rockford, IL
 
Action License & Title
(815)226-0626, (815)226-0682
2448 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL
 
Jr`s Mobile Home Service
(815) 229-7030
4990 Guilford Road
Rockford, 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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