6 of the Best .32 ACP Pistols to Buy and Collect

Believe it or not, there are still a few .32 ACP pistols still being made and ammunition for, them too. The .32 ACP was once one of the most popular concealed carry and law enforcement rounds sold, though it’s inadequacies have been laid bare in the modern era. I wouldn’t suggest .32 ACP semi-auto pistol […]

5 Great .357 Magnum Lever Action Rifles

Why wouldn’t you want a .357 Magnum lever action rifle? The .357 Magnum round is pushed to greater ballistic performance (add about another 600 fps and another 500 ft-lbs of energy, give or take) as well as a wealth of ammunition choices. You can even shoot .38 Special for some of the easiest long gun […]

Why Range Ammunition Is A Bad Choice For Your Self-Defense Gun

Don’t use range ammo as self-defense ammo. There are a number of good reasons why it’s a bad idea. Range ammunition — meaning full metal jacket or fragmenting ammunition in center fire rifles and pistol, target or bird shot in shotguns — is a generally poor self-defense ammunition choice. Not that there aren’t good uses […]

5.56 vs .223: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter?

What’s the difference between 5.56mm NATO and .223 Remington, anyhow? The rounds are supposed to be interchangeable…kinda, sorta, maybe…right? The difference in the round itself: the NATO round is a little bit hotter. The case is the same size, but the powder charge, projectile and also the rifle specifications differ. As a result, make sure […]

6 Things That Make A Handgun Easier To Shoot Accurately

Want to improve your handgun shooting? Well, there’s no substitute for good training and a metric crap-ton of trigger time, both live and dry fire. Skill at anything just comes down to getting in the reps. But there are some things that can make a handgun easier to shoot well for the individual who’s shooting […]

News Flash: Most Common Civilian-Owned Firearms Are ‘Military Grade’ Weapons

One of the phrases that frequently gets tossed around by anti-gun activists — people like noted firearms experts Emma Gonzalez and Justin Trudeau — is “military grade weapons.” The connotation, of course, is usually modern sporting rifles such as the AR-15 or so-called “high capacity” pistols, though high capacity is all rather relative and conveniently […]