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Outdoor Handguns West Des Moines IA

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Aukee, Reuben
515224657
5101 Aspen Dr
West Des Moines, IA
 
Davis, James C, Firearms
515282609
931 32Nd St
West Des Moines, IA
 
Ozark Artillery
515222173
442 52Nd Court
West Des Moines, IA
 
Big Kmart #3447
515222086
10331 University Ave
Clive, IA
 
Frontieroutfitting, Inc.
(515) 278-5500
3009-100th Street
Urbandale, IA
 
Heim'S Firearms
515262255
1220 S 50Th Place
West Des Moines, IA
 
Pro Service Firearms
515321328
3561Turnsberry Dr
West Des Moines, IA
 
Bowers Guns
515225079
1132 59Th St
West Des Moines, IA
 
Scheels All Sport
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy Bldg 4000
West Des Moines, IA
 
Christian, Richard
515270803
6721 Douglas
Urbandale, 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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