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The Rookie's Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition

We’re giving away 10 copies of our book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition over at GoodReads. Entering is simple – details here: Goodreads Book Giveaway The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition by Tom Mchale Giveaway ends February 24, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win […]

Black Friday Sale – No Camping Out Required

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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 […]

11 Ways To Be A Better Shooting Range Neighbor

Open shooting ranges especially can benefit from good neighborly conduct.

One of the biggest problems with the shooting sports is that there is no be-all, end-all, definitive guide to etiquette. Miss Manners never published a Sooper Dooper Guide to Shooting Etiquette, and I never recall going to the range for any of my charm and finishing school field trips. Seeing this glaring omission from the […]

Shooting Tip: How To Never Miss With Your Handgun

All is right in the world when the front sight is in focus.

I thought you might enjoy this excerpt from my latest book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition: Unless you have supernatural vision, you’re going to notice a bit of a dilemma when you go to shoot your first target. Your eyes can only truly focus on one thing, at one distance, at […]

And The Winners Are…

Ultimate Concealed Carry Giveaway

Thanks to all who entered the Ultimate Concealed Carry Giveaway co-sponsored by Team Gun Blogger and My Gun Culture. With some help from Random.org, the winners were drawn, and here they are: First Place: Team Gun Blogger Twitter follower Stand-Fast America DeSantis Superfly holster for pocket semiautomatics DeSantis EZ-Rider II RH Belt/Portfolio holster DeSantis Apache RH […]

Want an Extra Set of Eyes Downrange? Try the Bullseye Camera System

The Bullseye Camera System goes downrange to monitor your target so you don't have to.

Shoot a rifle? How about a pistol? Or a bow? Or an air gun? Or maybe an atl-atl? If yes, then you need to take a close look at the Bullseye Camera System. It’s like having an extra set of eyes just a couple of feet away from your downrange target, closely monitoring (but never […]

Shooting At Night Photos From The Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational

Why not hold a 3 Gun match in the middle of the night? It works for match sponsor Crimson Trace!

The Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational was a dual purpose event. The first two nights provided shooting industry media an opportunity to shoot the match before the pro 3 Gunners arrived for the Friday and Saturday night competition. Sponsoring vendors also set up demonstrations at the range during daylight hours to test out some […]

Top 10 Shooting Industry Masters Fun Facts

Tisma Juett is serious about two things: Shooting and NSSF First Shots. Shown here taking aim at the Ruger/Smith & Wesson Rimfire Rodeo event.

Tisma Juett is only serious about two things: shooting and leading the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) First Shots program. When it comes to something as serious as the Ruger/Smith & Wesson Rimfire Rodeo, stand back! I’m pretty sure I felt all the available oxygen being sucked out of the area when Tisma started to focus. […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting: Bleeding All Over the Range

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This week’s Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting Tip involves keeping (most) of your body parts attached. Specifically, we’re talking about your thumbs. You see, opposable thumbs are one of the things that give us humans a real advantage over the rest of the animal kingdom when it comes to important things like opening Pringle’s […]

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 […]