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Gunny (Lee Ermy) appears in the April 5, 2010 issue of Shotgun News examining an airplane target for article Aerial Gunnery - The Ultimate Challenge.  This article won "Best of 2010" in Shotgun News and was re-published in May 2011.


Richard MacLean writes for a variety of magazines and journals including this cover story on the John Dillinger getaway car appearing in The Restorer.

"The pen is mightier than the sword," may have been the appropriate saying back in 1839 when it was coined by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton. But in the modern world, the sword has been replaced by the SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon). The concept, however,remains just as relevant today: getting your written message out clearly is just as important as the quality of your arsenal of products and services.

Richard MacLean is a skilled writer for magazines and journals supporting the weapons, gunsmithing, police, military, auto, and outdoor sports-oriented industries. His straightforward, conversational writing style is highly acclaimed by editors and company media representatives alike. Explore this website for examples of his articles and the broad array of services he can offer your company. Contact him with your thoughts on future articles or related projects such as product evaluations.

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Richard MacLean's writings cover a broad spectrum of subjects, from Aerial gunnery to Zeroing in on criminals through forensics.