How Do I Know If My Gun Will Appreciate In Value?

There’s been some discussion lately as to whether guns make good investments, as well as some examples of guns that are valuable and those that aren’t. How can you tell if YOUR gun will make a decent investment? That it will appreciate over time? Well, there’s a rule that applies to other durable goods such […]

Let’s Leave The Novelty Ammunition For The Range

Over the years, there has been a certain amount of novelty ammunition devised for various purposes. Some are created ostensibly for concealed carry and/or self-defense, and others are created for different purposes. Some seem to have been created purely for fun at the range and that’s where such ammunition should reside. There are some fun ideas […]

Great Gun Ideas That Just Didn’t Work Out

Have you ever found a particular example of a type of product that, in concept, anyway, seems great? Something that you figured everyone would be destined to love? Only, for one reason or another, hardly anyone buys it and the product languishes in relative obscurity. Guns are no different. Sometimes it’s due to a manufacturing […]

The Internet Gun Sale Loophole Is (Mostly) A Myth

One of the most frequently-used talking points for gun control activists is something often referred to as the “Internet Gun Sale Loophole,” which may or may not be somehow related to the “Gun Show Loophole” in their minds. It’s all part of their argument for “universal background checks.” There’s only one problem. Both of these […]

Model 19 vs Model 66: Can You Save Cash On A K-Frame?

Some folks might have noticed that Smith & Wesson has revived the Model 19, the storied revolver that gunwriter, peace officer and Marine Corps veteran Bill Jordan personally talked S&W into making. The idea, of course, was that it would be a better gun for police officers as the Model 27 (which began life as […]