This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub. When it comes to teaching new shooters, can we agree on a few basic goals: Safety: The first lesson for anyone who is handling a gun for the first time should be safety-focused; that way no one gets hurt, now or in the future. Fun: If we’re going to […]
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 […]
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 […]
This article originally appeared at AmmoLand. By Tom McHale USA –-(Ammoland.com)- We gun people have a terrible habit of arguing to the death over trivial theoretical debates like the whether using the wrong stance will cause painful bunions, adopting anything other than appendix carry will disqualify you from the cool kids club, or choosing the […]
Red dot sights are like Coke. Where I live, any non-alcoholic beverage that fizzes is called “a Coke.” That’s kind of like how people refer to reflex and holographic sights. Most of us call them “red dots” no matter what the underlying technical differences are. In this episode of the optics buying guide, we’re going […]
What’s the last thing you see before you pull the trigger? The reticle! I’ll bet most of us tend to give only passing thought to reticle selection, but there’s a reason that there are somewhere over 96.2 billion reticle designs floating around out there. They’re designed for specific purposes. For example, a thick, course, reticle […]