10 Things You Need To Know About Flying With Guns

How to fly with guns

Here’s a bold statement. When you fly the friendly skies, you’ll experience more invasion of privacy, groping and unwanted scrutiny when you walk through the TSA checkpoint than when you try to check guns in your baggage. I fly enough that the majority of currently employed TSA agents are intimately familiar with every square inch […]

Quiet Recoil Reduction From Silencerco

Both the Silencerco Harvester and Harvester Big Bore (shown here) have a nifty and quite cool looking integrated muzzle brake.

And the deluge of announcements for SHOT Show 2014 begins… From one of the most innovative companies out there comes two new silencers optimized for hunting applications. That baffle-ey thing on the front? That’s an integrated muzzle brake to help control felt recoil. The Silencerco Harvester and Harvester Big Bore will be available starting in […]

New Book: The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition

The Rookie's Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition from Insanely Practical Guides

If you’re thinking about buying a gun, are new to shooting, or have had a gun forever but just want a refresher, this book is for you. Heck, even if you know a lot about guns, it’s still entertaining – to read yourself or give to a friend. In light-hearted style, it will give you […]

Top 5 Reasons to Own a Gun

Lots of guns - rifles, pistols, ar15

1. Because you can’t (legally) poke Michael Bloomberg in the eye. But you can figuratively, by exercising your Second Amendment right. Every time someone guys a gun, a bell rings. Wait a sec, that’s not right. Every time a bell rings, Chuck Schumer sprouts bat wings. No, hang on, we’ll get it. Every time someone […]

Gun Review: Springfield Armory EMP 9mm Pistol

Springfield Armory EMP 9mm Enhanced Micro Pistol gold dot ammo

Suggested Retail Price: $1,345.00 www.springfield-armory.com The Springfield Armory EMP – What’s in a name? Contrary to popular belief, the Springfield Armory EMP will not generate a burst of Electro-Magnetic Pulse radiation, thereby knocking out any still-operational Chevy Volts on the eastern seaboard. Nor is it named after the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle, originally […]

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 […]

Ready! Aim! Shake Your Groove Thing!

German Troops Practicing Groovy Hip Aiming Techniques

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” – John F. Kennedy Fortunately for us, some ideas do not live on. For example, the Marquis Nazi Belt Buckle Pistol invented during World War I and (nearly) fielded ‘en masse’ during World War II. The Marquis Belt Buckle pistol, also […]

Assault Paper (Gun)

Assault Paper Gun

From HuntingLodge.no comes the paper AK-47 kit. According to Hunting Lodge, designer Martin Postler has “freed the AK-47 from its terrible capacity to injure and kill by deconstructing it into a paper model construction set.” We’re still trying to figure out if it took more than 10 pages to make this, thereby rendering it illegal […]

Gun Word of the Day: Rack

Gun Word Of The Day

Rack [rak] – verb 1. To cycle the slide of a semi-automatic gun. Usually refers to the procedure of operating a handgun where complete cycling of the slide ejects an empty cartridge case (if present) from the chamber, while moving a new cartridge from the magazine into the chamber. This action basically clears the chamber […]