This article originally appeared at Ammoland. While no one I know wants to be shot with one, handguns aren’t exactly pocket howitzers. They make holes. Yes, messy ones, but holes nonetheless. A shot from a handgun might stop a determined attacker, but likely won’t. Just ask Sergeant Timothy Gramins of the Skokie Police Department. His […]
This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub. Fact: There are some proven ways to zero your scope in only one shot. Those methods will get you close, but you won’t attain the full accuracy potential of your rifle. Why? Every rifle and ammo combination has a little bit of imprecision. No matter how carefully you perform […]
Here’s another informative infographic we did in partnership with the folks at OutdoorHub and the National Rifle Association. If you’ve ever thought about getting involved in the shotgun sports, here’s the place to start!
Want to know how guns really work? Check out this new infographic done in partnership with OutdoorHub and the National Rifle Association.
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- It’s easy to understand why we fight like cats and dogs during election season. It’s because you’re right, and so many other people are wrong! It’s a crazy statistical anomaly, isn’t it? The odds of 59 million people being on the opposite of your position, and therefore […]
I’m a big fan of mounting lights on defensive handguns. Before you ever pull a trigger in low light or dark conditions, you need to know exactly what you’re shooting at. Besides positive identification, a weapon-mounted light will even allow you to see regular iron sights quite clearly. Yes, glow-in-the-dark Tritium sights are fantastic and […]
This article originally appeared at AmmoLand. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Believe it or not, there was a time that shooters went into full-scale revolt about the idea of putting scopes on rifles. You’d hear arguments like “Why would I want to put something that will just break on my rifle? Iron sights will always work!” Fast forward […]
There are few products where the adage “you get what you pay for” applies more than with optics. With many products, like cars, it’s pretty easy to see and feel exactly what you’re paying for. The cornering performance and zero to sixty specs for a 1970 AMC Gremlin are pretty easy to distinguish when you […]
As an avid reloader, I try really, really hard to make sure that I seat my rifle bullets straight in the case so that they are perfectly centered and aligned with the case itself. As an avid shooter, I assume that ammo companies do the same for the rifle cartridges I buy. Why? If a […]
So why would you want or need a very high magnification scope? There are two related reasons. You might need to see and hit a reasonably-sized target at very long range, or you might need to be able to see and hit a much smaller target at shorter ranges. For example, if your job calls […]