Anyone know about "Gun Tests"

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by DrFootball, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. DrFootball

    DrFootball disappointed & disgusted, But DETERMINED... Lifetime Supporter

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    I subscribed to this, and just got my 1st issue. They take no Ad sales at all and buy all tested guns and gear out of company monies. I'm very impressed, even though it's only 32 pages...guess I'm gonna pay for it now....and,..it's "3-hole" punched for saving issues in a binder if you want.
    www.Gun-Tests.com....
     
  2. nitestalker

    nitestalker New Member

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    Yes it is an interesting report. It has been around for many years.:)
     

  3. Argyle_Armoring

    Argyle_Armoring New Member

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    My father in law has a subscription and I love it!
     
  4. artbrownsr

    artbrownsr Forum Chaplain Lifetime Supporter

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    Sounds like a shooters version of "Consumer Reports" I've not heard of it yet but it bears investigation!
     
  5. DrFootball

    DrFootball disappointed & disgusted, But DETERMINED... Lifetime Supporter

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    Im enjoying it! A Breath of fresh Air over the $10 mags with Glossy ads and "reviews" with "Hand Picked" guns by the companies for testing.
     
  6. sparky80

    sparky80 New Member

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    I had a subscription I should renew good publication for the money. And sometimes their results aren't what you expect. It is nice to know no one is paying for the review, but the consumer.
     
  7. therewolf

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    Personally, I'm waiting to be impressed.

    Their "2013 Buying Guide" was exactly

    32 pages, including the front and back cover.

    They compared sixteen 12 Gauge shotguns,

    3 snubnose 38s, 3 S&W 9mm semis, 3 single-shot

    rifles,and they compared 7 types of .380 loads for SD.

    That's it. The whole "Guide" No ARs, semi rifles,full size

    revolvers, .45s,.40s, 22LR, etc. Hardly a comprehensive

    reference.


    I've subscribed, because I liked the overall concept, but if

    they want my continued business, they are going to have to

    crank it up a notch, because, IMHO, they are missing out on

    testing entire segments of the market.

    In all fairness to their staff, the reports they do provide are

    from a shooters POV, and a good amount of functional and

    ammo comparisons are used.
     
  8. Mercator

    Mercator Active Member

    I have been subscribed for years. It is a good publication. It is not sponsored by any manufacturers, and does not print ads. Not even on the web site, which you all know is rare. They evaluate firearms as a team, and then vote, similar to Chuck Hawks. Their online archive goes back to 1998 and is accessible to subscribers. They also send me a check every time I recommend them... NO THEY DON'T :D A good value for $25/year.
     
  9. DrFootball

    DrFootball disappointed & disgusted, But DETERMINED... Lifetime Supporter

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    (looking for invoice....found invoice) yeah,..so it is....
     
  10. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    I'll never forget seeing a saiga that the sons of guns guys modified. It was the only gun I have ever seen them give an F. I Lmfao and hung it on the wall in the shop next to a newspaper article where a Massachusetts state attorney was in court arguing that 18 year olds can legally purchase handguns. Lol
    I have also allowed my subscription to lapse.