LIMITED TIME SALE: Insanely Practical Guides Shooting Books

ON SALE NOW: Insanely Practical Guides

While supplies last, Insanely Practical Guides are on sale! These informative and fun how-to shooting books will help you improve your practical shooting knowledge. If you want to learn about the world of guns, shooting, reloading, concealed carry and gun holsters, check out some of our books. Have a laugh or two. Life is too […]

New Book! The Insanely Practical Guide to Reloading Ammunition

Learn how to reload ammunition the easy way with the Insanely Practical Guide To Reloading Ammunition!

When I started reloading, I made lots of mistakes. I learned the hard way by screwing things up on occasion. Yes, I had fun, but my learning process might have been more fun if someone had taken the time to explain the procedures and equipment to me. In plain non-engineering oriented English. Fortunately, that’s what […]

The Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm and .45: Same But Different

The Springfield Armory XD-S is currently offered in .45 ACP (left) and 9mm (right). We’re betting a .40 S&W version will appear at some point. Both current models are available in all black or two-tone finish.

Since the early 12th century, gun writers and internet ninja commandos have been arguing about which handgun cartridge is better – the 9mm or the .45 ACP. Guess what? There is no right answer to that question! I love them both! You see, with the Springfield Armory XD-S you can choose your favorite caliber, 9mm […]

New Book! The Rookie’s Guide to the Springfield Amory XD-S

Hot off the press! The Rookie's Guide to the Springfield Armory XD-S

If you own a Springfield Armory XD-S, or are thinking about buying one, then this book is for you! In insanely practical fashion, we cover everything you need to know about the Springfield Amory XD-S pocket pistol family. Whether 9mm, .45 CP or the new 4.0 model – we show you how to safely use, […]

Black Friday Sale – No Camping Out Required

American Handgunner Magazine - Insider column feature

We were going to have an in-person Black Friday (and today and Saturday) sale event, but the thought of all those people camping out for days outside the office was kind of weird. We decided to be Insanely Practical about the whole thing instead. Today, tomorrow and Saturday, our newest book, The Rookie’s Guide to […]

Free Stuff! The Ultimate Concealed Holster Giveaway! With Instructions!

Ultimate Concealed Carry Giveaway

Hey folks, to celebrate the end of summer, and coming of cooler weather, we’ve teamed with those gun lovers over at Team Gun Blogger to offer a sweet giveaway. By investing seven seconds of your time, you can win… THIS: A DeSantis Superfly holster for pocket semiautomatics THIS: A DeSantis EZ-Rider II RH Belt/Portfolio holster THIS: A DeSantis […]

Now Available In Print: The Insanely Practical Guide to Gun Holsters

Now available in print! The Insanely Practical Guide to Gun Holsters

“Holsters actually pre-date guns. Do you really think bands of wooly mammoth hunters carried spears and rocks in their hands? After all, they couldn’t invent important things like fire and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop Tarts with their hands all full of weapons.” Let’s face it. Choosing the best way to carry a gun can be […]

A Brief History of Guns: Early 20th Century

Marquis Nazi Belt Buckle Pistol - NRA National Firearms Museum

Here’s another excerpt from our latest book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting… 1911 In the year 1911, John Moses Browning, may God rest his soul, invented the most powerful handgun ever to be created – the 1911. 1911 pistols have been known to take down both a Japanese Zero fighter  and German Storch […]

Single-Action Handguns: Not Much To Do With Chance Laundromat Encounters

A pair of single-action handguns

Here’s an excerpt from our brand new book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition. It’s the second in the Insanely Practical Guide Series… Single-action is a pretty simple concept. And it has nothing to do with online dating sites, chance encounters at the laundromat or a night on the town with two […]

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 […]