Bullets are bullets, right? Well, not really. There are a wide array of variables in bullet shape, weight, materials, and construction. Each of these variables can have a dramatic impact on the performance, and safety, of any given load. In other words, loading recipe data for one 147-grain, .308 bullet may be incorrect, and even […]
This article originally appeared at AmmoLand. Technology has really fouled up some of the classic gun handling techniques. Back in the day, if you had to do scary gun stuff like investigate bumps in the night, you had a flashlight and a gun. You could use the flashlight however you liked, with little risk to […]
This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub. If you make the decision to carry a pistol, you’re obviously concerned about protecting the safety of yourself and those you love. That’s exactly why it’s so important to approach your concealed carry plan with the utmost diligence, caution and dedication to continuous learning. Having a gun on your […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. I’m not sure whether I’m decisive or not. Can I get back to you on that later? When it comes to important decisions like whether I should break off hunks from a giant Hershey bar and dip them in peanut butter during my afternoon writing breaks, I’m pretty sure […]
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 Shooting Sports Retailer Magazine. Even with all the nifty CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines in use throughout the industry, there are still small variances from one machined component to the next. Cutting tools wear, milling machines are precise though not perfect, and there’s always some practical limit to manufacturing precision. […]
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.