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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

On the Fourth Day of Christmas… Four Written Words

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On the fourth day of Christmas, I hope my true love gives to me… Four written words… What’s a gift list without some great shooting books? Here’s what’s on our ‘to read’ list. The Ultimate Sniper by Major John Plaster. The ultimate guide to long-range shooting. This just looks like a fascinating read. Shooting the […]