A Brief History of Guns, The Early Years…

Before there were guns...

Here’s an excerpt from our brand new book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition. It’s part of the Insanely Practical Guides series and is loaded with light-hearted education, lots of helpful photos and some comedic relief. Hope you enjoy! Guns have been annoying politicians longer than you might think. Before we jump […]

What Has More Energy? A 3 ½” 12 Gauge Buckshot Load or a Throat Punch By Mike Tyson?

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Find out with the Cartridge Comparison Guide, Second Edition I now have all the answers. Not because I’m some sort of genius, but because I met the guy who HAS found all the answers at this year’s Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Conference. His name is Andrew and he created the Cartridge Comparison Guide, now […]

Buyers Guide: The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery by Massad Ayoob

Combat Handgunnery by Massad Ayoob

We’ve enjoyed reading Massad Ayoob’s articles in various publications like American Handgunner and Combat Handguns for years. It’s clear that he has amassed a wealth of knowledge of all things shooting and self-defense related during his law enforcement, training, and writing career. Perhaps the most interesting thing about Ayoob’s work is the variety of topics […]

Buyers Guide: GunDigest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbell

Gun Digest Shooters Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbell

The GunDigest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbellis a biased, one-sided,  total fanboi-ish, and ridiculously positive review of the 1911 pistol platform. And that’s exactly what makes this book such a joy to read. If I choose to read a book about the 1911, I sure hope it’s written by a true and […]

Book Review: American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North

American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North

American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North is one of those ‘must reads’. We were fortunate enough to meet Colonel North and get a signed copy of this book at the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting. Needless to say, we started in on this book immediately. Over a dozen different trips overseas to cover the […]

Book Review: The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery by Massad Ayoob

Combat Handgunnery by Massad Ayoob

We’ve enjoyed reading Massad Ayoob’s articles in various publications like American Handgunner and Combat Handguns for years. It’s clear that he has amassed a wealth of knowledge of all things shooting and self-defense related during his law enforcement, training, and writing career. Perhaps the most interesting thing about Ayoob’s work is the variety of topics […]

Book Review: GunDigest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbell

Gun Digest Shooters Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbell

The GunDigest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 by Robert Campbell is a biased, one-sided,  total fanboi-ish, and ridiculously positive review of the 1911 pistol platform. And that’s exactly what makes this book such a joy to read. If I choose to read a book about the 1911, I sure hope it’s written by a true […]

Buyers Guide: American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North

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American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North is one of those ‘must reads’. We were fortunate enough to meet Colonel North and get a signed copy of this book at the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting. Needless to say, we started in on this book immediately. Over a dozen different trips overseas to cover the […]

My Gun Culture’s Insanely Practical Holster Guide

My Gun Culture's Insanely Practical Holster Guide

New to shooting? Been shooting forever, but new to carrying concealed? Looking for a holster that is more stable than most Hollywood celebrities? Just got your concealed carry permit? Unhappy with your new holster that the gun shop guy recommended? Ever wanted to stuff a gun into your underwear – safely? Then this booklet is […]

Book Review: Shoot! Your Guide to Shooting and Competition by Julie Golob

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Three guesses as to who wrote this book. Here are a few hints: She roasts her own coffee. We’re still waiting for her to send us some of her famous “Powder Burn in Major Power Factor” roast… Rumor has it that she uses a fembot body double to help master her busy schedule She has […]