Favorite gun magazine

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Appliancedude, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Appliancedude

    Appliancedude Well-Known Member

    Just curious what your favorite gun mag is. I normally grab a couple copys of something off the newstand and flip through them. If something catches my attention I buy the mag and read it. Shooting times and handloader are probably the two I buy the most. While grocery shopping today with the better half, I came across a mag I hadn't seen before. Western Shooting Journal. Ok mag, some good articles, but seems to be geared more for women. Or at least this particular issue was anyways. Most of the articles were written by women and it has woman editor. I'll flip through the next issue better. If its the same as this one, geared more towards women, I probably wont buy it again. As I am not a woman, no matter what toe nail polish my daughter paints on me, it really just wasn't for me. :D So what do you guys read?
  2. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    May 20, 2012
    mountains of wv.
    gun tests and gun digest

  3. V509

    V509 Active Member

    Jun 18, 2011
    Buckeye State
    Gun test is the only subscription I have ever cancelled!
    I like RIFLE magazine
    HANDLOADER is also excellent
    SPORTING CLASSICS is very nice, well written ans has great photographs
  4. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    Guns and ammo.
  5. Awtoman

    Awtoman Well-Known Member

    Jan 22, 2011
    From Michigan
    A loaded one.

  6. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
  7. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    I don't typically buy the gun rags. Or any magazines, for that matter. Maybe pick up two of all kinds each year.

    But standing in the store waiting for my wife, Guns and Ammo is the one I'm holding most often.
  8. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    South Dakota
    I get American Rifleman and Guns & Ammo in the mail. That enough for me.
  9. Zhurh

    Zhurh Active Member

    Mar 19, 2010
    Upper Yukon, Alaska
    There's this AR buyers guide type mag that comes out every spring & fall I believe; by Harris Publishing; I have several copies from last couple years. Worth every penny.
  10. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    I never really found anything interesting in gun magazines but just the deal of getting an idea to buy another weapon which I cant afford during the time and thats stressful.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2012
  11. firefighter1635

    firefighter1635 Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2012
    FEMA Region V
  12. Prizefighter

    Prizefighter New Member

    Mar 16, 2007
    North Carolina
    American Rifleman and Guns & Ammo for me, too.
  13. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    Shooting Times, from the early to late 80's. Then, sometime in the early-mid 90's it turned to crap.

    Right now, I don't subscribe to any magazine whatsoever. LIE! Shooting Sports Retailer. Forgot that one. ;)
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2012
  14. Bindernut

    Bindernut Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2007
    ND, USA
    I haven't subscribed to any gun rags since I got online over a decade ago.
    I will occasionally buy a copy of Handloader or Rifle off of the newstand if I find an article that I like.
    Used to be a die-hard American Rifleman and G&A reader all through grade and high school. Once my old favorite authors retired or passed away neither mag was quite the same anymore.

    Places like TFF have much better info than any magazine printed these days...and the company is better too! :D
  15. Big Chevy

    Big Chevy Member

    Mar 10, 2012
    S.W. Florida
    American Rifleman for me.
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