The Best Handguns For Home Defense

Ultimately, the best handguns for home defense are the ones that you can run best. That’s the primary consideration. Can you shoot it worth a darn? That’s what matters most. So, what are the best handguns for home protection? That’s more than a little debatable. There are many different attributes that can make a pistol […]

The 6 Best AR-10 Rifles For The Money

You can find AR-10 rifles that are very expensive, and you can find some that fit more modest budgets. But what are the AR-10 rifles that give the shooter the most bang for the buck? What gets you into a quality rifle for a reasonable amount? There are some real winners out there, to be […]

6 Great Sites For Buying Ammunition Online

Buying ammunition online can save you money and get you far more in terms of choice. Prices are usually lower (watch out for those shipping charges, though) and you aren’t at the mercy of the local gun store’s distributor. No, your LGS doesn’t buy straight from Federal or Winchester. They go through a third, fourth […]

What’s A Krinkov, Anyway?

A “Krinkov” is a short-barrel variant of the AK-74. Specifically, it’s the AKS-74U. You’ll see either the specific gun or any SBR AK being referred to as a Krinkov on occasion, as it’s a colloquial term that came about sometime in the 1980s. Now that the question is answered, we can talk about something else, […]

A (Sort of) Brief Guide To Rifle Scope Reticles

There are many different types of rifle scope reticles, each with its own unique design and purpose. Just as with ammunition, scopes and firearms, a reticle is, in and of itself, a tool with a specific use in mind. Granted, some types of rifle scope reticle are more all-purpose tools, good for long-range target shooting, […]

A Brief Guide To Red Dot Sights For Pistols

Wondering what red dot sights for pistols are for? They’re quite the bit of kit, as they allow for fast and accurate sight acquisition. Some people insist that they’re the only way to shoot, though iron sights have worked plenty well for a very long time, thank you very much. So, what are they? The […]

Is the Short Barrel Rifle (SBR) Obsolete?

Could it be that the short barrel rifle has had its day? Here’s the thing. The current proliferation of AK and AR pistols, especially when equipped with a forearm brace, more or less satisfy all the same reasons that most people wanta a short-barreled rifle for. And without all the pesky NFA hoops to jump […]