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Old October 9, 2008, 01:16 PM   #1
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American Rifleman or American Hunter

OK, I am ready to renew my NRA membership.

I have gotten American Rifleman for years but an considering getting American Hunter or other publication.

Which NRA publication do you get and why.

Thanks - Craig

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Old October 9, 2008, 01:27 PM   #2
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Hi Craig, Today I joined three groups, including The N.R.A.
See this thread, http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/...d.php?t=313993

I ordered The American Rifleman. If You're tired of that one, order the other. Me? I never get tired of looking at, and reading about various guns.
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Old October 9, 2008, 01:51 PM   #3
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American Rifleman.

I used to be associate editor of American Rifleman (1990-1994), so it's a no brainer.
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Old October 9, 2008, 02:24 PM   #4
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Waterengineer

I am in that wonderful place were I get both.

My lovely Brenda gets American Riflemen

Her grumpy old man (me) gets Hunter

we trade when were done!
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Old October 9, 2008, 03:06 PM   #5
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Why not just get both....you can add an extra magazine to your membership for $9.
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Old October 9, 2008, 03:55 PM   #6
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Yes, both

Darren:

Yes, good point - both it is!

I didn't know there was the $10 "add on option."

Thanks for the suggestion.

- Craig
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Old October 9, 2008, 04:12 PM   #7
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what time of month does rifleman show up? my nra card came at beginning of month buit im still waiting on rifleman
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Old October 9, 2008, 04:25 PM   #8
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The last time i renewed my sub...I got my card the last week of Feburary and my next issue didnt arrive until the last week of March.
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Old October 9, 2008, 07:26 PM   #9
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I suggest First Freedom. Its an excellent magazine from the NRA and is devoted totally to 2nd amendment issues. This mag has been sounding the alarm on Obama for a long time, highlighting his long anti-gun and anti-2A record, as well as his recent claims of being a 2A supporter. He says he believes in reasonable restrictions, like total gun bans. I no longer hunt and I find First Freedom the best of he NRA publications.
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Old October 9, 2008, 07:44 PM   #10
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Both, I get the American Rifleman and Wife gets the American Hunter, we are both life members.
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Old October 9, 2008, 08:04 PM   #11
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"American Rifleman." It covers a lot of topics pretty well; no singular editorial focus.
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Old October 9, 2008, 09:32 PM   #12
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I got the Hunter for years and changed over to the Rifleman a couple of years ago. I like it better.
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Old October 9, 2008, 09:52 PM   #13
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I get American Rifleman, mainly because thats what I grew up reading (my dad was a life member), and because I'm not all that into hunting specifically (nothing against it, used to do it A LOT when in my teens, but knee problems, family, work, etc have pretty well killed off my hunting-I have gone twice in 10 years now, (inspite of having multiple licenses every year, at least the money goes to a good cause IMHO), so...)

Never actually read American Hunter that I can recall, but I hear it's a good magazine. maybe once I can get my license in WY (must be a resident for 1 year to get a resident hunting license there, and I move next week...), if I actually get out hunting, I'll switch mags to see what I think of it. I guess even If I still cant hunt (work and family issues should be done with, but knees will only get worse ), at least maybe I can live vicariously, right?
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Old October 9, 2008, 10:08 PM   #14
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Just FYI, there is no longer a place on TFL for partisan political commentary unless it is necessary and germaine to a legitimate Second Amendment or Civil Liberties issue and in L&CR forum only. I have edited the first two posts in this thread to remove unnecessary political comment.
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Old October 9, 2008, 10:27 PM   #15
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Waterengineer - Take a look at my signature line. I might be able to save you some money.

Also, I really like America's First Freedom Magazine. It is primarily a Second Amendment and legal issues magazine, although there are also gun review articles every now and then.
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Old October 10, 2008, 06:56 AM   #16
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I really enjoy American Hunter. American Rifleman isn't bad, but certainly not as enjoyable in my opinion. I've yet to see America's First Freedom, but that might be an option for my renewal.
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