While the word “squib” doesn’t sound very threatening, it’s one of the more dangerous malfunctions in shooting. The squib load itself doesn’t usually do much of anything – it’s what can happen after that makes things hairy. Ever seen pictures of guns blown to pieces? Many of those are the result of someone firing another […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. When I got into this whole shooting thing, I frequently read mentions of things called “kit guns” in the established gun magazines. Usually in articles written by guys older than me (and that’s saying something) the term “kit gun” referred to a small, portable, light revolver that was suitable […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. Last month we talked about how to win the gun control debate. You can read it here, but the Cliff notes are as follows: Calling the other side stupid doesn’t work, nor does spouting off facts at high volume. Listening is key, no matter how much you disagree with […]
New Bushnell Elite Tactical Delivers Extreme Long Range Precision OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – November 15, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions, announces an enhanced level of precision and performance with a new Elite Tactical flagship riflescope – the XRS II. Delivery of precise rounds at extreme distances requires skills honed through […]
FBI agents have to pass this course of fire on a regular basis. It involves one-hand, two-hand, and weak-hand shooting from distances between three and 25 yards. It’s a great way to measure and track your skills over time.
New Guide Helps Beginning and Intermediate Handgun Owners Develop Confidence and Skill CHARLESTON, SC, October 30, 2017 – Practical Guides is pleased to announce the release of their newest book. Using an un-intimidating and delightfully entertaining approach, The Practical Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition helps beginning and intermediate shooters learn safety, handgun operation […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. About three years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the fledgling Sig Sauer Ammunition factory. When I say that it was in the middle of a corn field in the boondocks of Kentucky, I’m not at all exaggerating. It was actually in the middle of a farm. A […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s been a big political debate about gun control in the aftermath of the horrific Las Vegas attack. This event set the record for fewest minutes to politicize once the news hit. That got me thinking. Why the mad dash to policy “solutions?” No, […]
Henry donates 20 special commemorative rifles for auction with 100% of proceeds benefiting conservation groups across the United States BAYONNE, NJ – October 25, 2017 – An icon in the firearms industry, Henry Repeating Arms is proudly celebrating twenty years of American manufacturing. Since 1997, Henry Repeating Arms has stood for quality, reliability and has […]
Knowing at what distance a person becomes a threat is important for a good self-defense mindset. Here’s a reality check.