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Mayer began his outdoor industry career in 1993 on the NRA Technical Staff where he became American Rifleman magazine first Shooting Editor. Mayer left NRA and entered the business end of publishing in 2003 as Advertising Account Executive for Safari Club International SAFARI Magazine and Safari Times newspaper. In 2006, Mayer was named Publisher of Shooting Times magazine where he was also tasked with launching and leading Personal Defense TV, the first television show of its kind. In 2008, Mayer returned to the editorial side of publishing, this time in the digital field, as Editorial Director for Guns & Ammo, Shooting Times, Handguns and Rifleshooter online magazines. After a brief stint in 2011 as the Digital Media Director for an ABC TV affiliate, Mayer returned to the outdoors industry and Safari Club International where he is currently Assistant Publisher and Multi-Media Communications Editor.

Meaning of MOA — by Scott Mayer

Meaning of MOA? You’ll often hear gun accuracy expressed in terms of "MOA." For example, Weatherby Range Certified rifles are guaranteed to shoot “sub-MOA,” but...

The Art of Plinking by Scott Mayer

Moving out West has given me a renewed appreciation for the simple sport of plinking because you can safely shoot just about anywhere, and...

Eye Candy — By Scott Mayer

Exceptional gun engraving is nothing less than pure art on steel canvas. For many hunters, it tells their story and adds a soul to...

Hunting in Africa

Oddly enough, I was asked to join a Safari hunt this past winter. It's going on right now. Would I have bought a lion tag?...

Open Carry – By Scott Mayer

“You know what’s great about being in Arizona?” I asked my 9-year old daughter. “What’s that, Dad?” she asked. “Look at that man’s belt,” I said. “What?”...

The Best Way To Screw A Lot! — By Scott Mayer

After 22 years of professional gun writing, I’ve learned a trick or two about how to do things better and easier when it comes...

.45 ACP Shotshells by Scott Mayer

  If you handload and shoot a .45 Auto, RCBS has a fun set of dies in its special order catalog that lets you use...

CZ’s Sub-Compact CZ75 RAMI — By Scott Mayer

The CZ 2075 RAMI--CZ’s sub-compact version of its venerable CZ75 pistol--combines small size with up to 14 rounds of capacity depending on the chambering....

Patterning A Shotgun by Scott Mayer

Just as you should sight in a rifle and see how different bullet weights and styles shoot, you should pattern a shotgun and see...

Todd Jarrett on Oiling a 1911: By Scott Mayer

1911 Pro Tip Todd Jarrett is a National and World Practical Shooting Champion who holds four World titles, nine National titles and has won more...

A Great Ruger Trigger in Minutes

Bx trigger: Ruger’s new BX Trigger for the 10/22 rifle drops in easily and has a trigger pull of about 2 3/4 pounds pull.   I...

Vepr 12 AK Style Shotgun By Scott Mayer

 The first time I encountered an AK-47-styled shotgun was back in 1998 when I was on the NRA Technical Staff and European American Armory...

On Trophy Hunting By Scott Mayer

On Trophy Hunting   Recently, many hunters--particularly women--have been getting bullied, abused and threatened on social media sites for posting photos of themselves with animals they...

Magazine vs Clip: Don’t Be A Noob –By Scott Mayer

Magazine or Clip? Don’t be a Noob.   We’ve all heard people on the range and in movies ask for another “clip” for their gun or...

Double Shotguns — BoxLocks & SideLocks: By Scott Mayer

Boxlocks and Sidelocks   When considering double shotguns, you will often hear the terms “boxlock” and “sidelock.” These are the two broad categories double guns fall...
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