Get A Grip! Guns for Beginners

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I’ve seen a lot of firearms training videos. Wilson Combat’s Going Tactical Episode 03 – Mastering The Two-Handed Grip below is about as good as it gets. Gun guru Mike Seeklander…

Scopes For Beginners: Parallax Adjustment

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Many talented shooters will never nail a sub-MOA group due not to their skill, but to misunderstanding a scope‘s parallax adjustment and what it’s for. Hint: it ain’t “side focus.”…

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Action Speaks Louder Than Words. No Monologuing! Self-Defense Tip

The Incredibles teaches us that monologuing — ranting at your vanquished enemy before administering the coup de grace — is a bad idea. The sign above makes the same point. Instead…

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Everyday Concealed Carry Dress for Success – Guns For Beginners

Ideally we’d all carry our handguns openly on our hip, out there loud and proud for all the world to see. But due either to legal restrictions or the desire…

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Guns for Beginners: Pistol, Shotgun or AR for Home Defense? Yes!

Over at guns.com, David LaPell tackles ye olde shotgun vs. handgun for home defense debate. After taking a Remington 870 and his Makarov PM to the range, Mr. LaPell asks “Why not…

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Self Defense Tip: Rotate Your Defensive Carry Ammunition

Many folks — cops included — load up their self-defense sidearms, and from there, those tools silently serve and protect their owners from bad people with evil in their hearts….

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Barter Smarter… Don’t Trade Away Guns or Ammo

Almost everyone in America has watched as southeast Texas bears the brunt of Hurricane Harvey. At the same time, disasters like Harvey happen with some regularity.  In the aftermath of…

Three Top Tips for Women Buying Their First Handgun: Guns for Beginners

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In the video below, a female gun seller tells the female God family and guns vlogger her top tips for first-time female gun buyers. Just amongst us girls, Maggie at Blue…

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Five Handguns I CAN Live Without

Austin Knudsen submitted a nice piece recently on five handguns he couldn’t live without. Me, I’m more pragmatic. Any handgun that goes bang every time, and shoots to minute-of-bad guy…

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Preparedness: How Much is ‘Enough’?

Preparedness for contingencies goes a long way to turning chaos into mere inconveniences. Finding one’s self unprepared when life throws you a curveball sucks. Hopefully, like many TTAG readers, you…