3 Reasons You Should Be Training With A Partner

Whatever gun training you’re doing (you are training, right?), whether its concealed carry training or training for competition, some skeet and trap shooting before dove, pheasant or duck season, or long-range rifle shooting prior to pursuing roving protein treats from Nature’s Meat Aisle, you should do it with a partner. Granted, some of us are, […]

What You Should Look For In Your First 1911 Pistol

Buying your first 1911 pistol? Congratulations! It’s great when someone has actual taste in firearms. Just kidding. Many pistols are great, and the classic 1911 platform – while it has its limitations – is a proven and effective pistol for almost any application, from sport to personal defense and all points in between. John Moses […]

My 3 Favorite CZ Pistols

CZ pistols are known for excellent ergonomics, great reliability and accuracy, and some  smart features. Most of them aren’t terrifically expensive, so you can get a darn good gun for almost any purpose for not too much in purchase price. They’re also fairly unique, in that most CZ pistols are hammer-fired DA/SA semi-autos. Though they’ve […]

Personal Defense: You Really Need To Practice One-Handed Shooting, Too

One-handed shooting can often be neglected as part of the regular practice a person does for concealed carry and personal defense. The sentiment you’ll find espoused often when it comes to concealed carry/self-defense pistol/whatever-you-want-to-call-it is “train how you fight,” or something to that effect. In other words, you want to train with your typical carry […]

6 Great Surplus Guns For Home Defense

Surplus guns offer a whole lot of value for money, as you can get a lot of bang for just a few bucks. Granted, there are some real turkeys to avoid out there, but there are also some incredible bargains…the best guns that’ll run all day that can be picked up for a relative pittance, […]

The Really Ideal AR Rifle Caliber: 7mm-08 Remington

Your attention, please: 7mm-08 Remington is the ideal AR caliber. There are some other suggested chamberings that I’ve covered, but after thinking about it…I was wrong. This is it. Why? Because 7mm-08 can be used for every single thing you use a rifle for. Every. Single. Thing. To date, very few AR-platform rifles are offered […]

How To Change A Rifle Scope The Redneck Way

Ideally, when you want to change out the scope on your rifle, you use a leveling rifle vise or let a gunsmith to do the job. However, not everyone wants to or can spend money on that kind of thing. Plus, you might find yourself in circumstances where neither is an option. Take heart! I’m […]