How to Stipple a GLOCK Pistol

By Matt Sandy ‘Stippling’ is melting the plastic exterior of a polymer gun with the intent of improving the texture for a better grip. Below is a good example from Polinger_Firearms. This article is not a step-by-step “how-to” on stippling jobs: There are too many good YouTube videos demonstrating how to stipple, and I’ve linked my favorites in the appropriate sections […]

Will NRA Hats Be Branded as the Next KKK White Hood?

By John Dingell III The Washington Post’s fashion critic declared last week that “wear[ing] a MAGA hat is to wrap oneself in a Confederate flag.” It was a transparent attempt to justify the media’s vile disinformation campaign against a few Catholic kids from Kentucky. She’s not alone in branding the hat a symbol of racism and […]

How to Get Started Reloading Rifle Ammo

By David Lockman Let’s face it: ammo can be pretty expensive. Rifle ammo, by its nature, tends to be somewhat more expensive on average than its smaller, pistol-fired brethren—and depending on the caliber and type of ammo in question, it can get very pricey indeed. So the idea of reusing the single most expensive part […]

5.56 NATO vs. 300 Blackout Ballistics

By Matt Sandy Yes, another 300 AAC Blackout vs. 5.56 NATO article. However, in this one, I’ll compare the two specifically by looking at their ballistics. Ballistics is a broad term that actually covers three subsections: Internal ballistics, external ballistics, and terminal ballistics and I’ll be addressing all three. The American-made 300 Blackout was Advanced […]

Guns for Beginners: How to Aim a Pistol

This article was contributed by Warren Wilson, a lieutenant with metropolitan police department in Oklahoma. He is a former SWAT team leader, current firearms instructor and writer. He has been a full-time law enforcement officer since 1996. “That’s the first time I’ve ever seen it explained that way,” a relatively experienced student told me after a classroom […]

The Atlantic: NYSR&PA Supreme Court Case Will ‘Supersize the Second Amendment’

By LKB Hot on the heels of Slate’s breathless recognition that the Supreme Court’s grant of cert in the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association case may portend a major change in Second Amendment law, fellow liberal magazine The Altantic has gotten into the act. Echoing many of the legal points and vote-counting predictions that I have made on the NYSR&P case, liberal […]

The 21-Foot Principle (Not Rule!)

This article was contributed by Warren Wilson, a lieutenant with metropolitan police department in Oklahoma. He is a former SWAT team leader, current firearms instructor and writer. He has been a full-time law enforcement officer since 1996. For the uninitiated, “derp” is a word that’s been embraced by the shooting and self-defense community to describe a […]

Semi-Automatic Weapons Are Under Fire…Again

By Roger J. Katz “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” – Yogi Berra If you asked your fellow Americans to point to one defining moment in our nation’s recent history, many would likely mention the 2001 terrorist attacks. Some Americans might point to Barack Obama being elected as U.S. President. Some might mention the […]