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 […]

How To Get An FFL: A Brief Step-By-Step Guide

How do you get an FFL? There’s a procedure to be followed in order to get there, as with licensure of any kind. Not only that, it’s actually pretty easy. Well, it’s not necessarily the easiest thing in the world, but getting a Federal Firearms License from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives […]

Understanding AR-15 Iron Sights

There is literally no end to the number of items that can be mounted on an AR-15 rifle in some fashion, be it a high-end $4,000 scope designed for the most extreme range shooting or a rail-mounted bottle opener for extreme range drinking. Out of all the things that you are able to stick on […]

6 Best .308 Rifle Plaftorms For Beginners

Is .223 just not cutting the tactical mustard anymore and you’re looking to get into your first .308 rifle? Atta boy. (Or girl. Or other, if you thusly identify.) The .308 Winchester/7.62mm NATO is one of the most useful cartridges in existence. You could – without too much trouble – get a gun that will pull […]

Today’s Best 9mm Self-Defense Ammo

We are living in an era in which 9mm is king in terms of popularity and widespread availability. There is a large number of reasons for the success of the cartridge, among them low recoil and even lower cost. In this article we will be looking at some of the best 9mm self-defense loads around […]

What Is The Difference Between 9mm and 9mm Luger?

The difference between 9mm and 9mm Luger is either nothing or the latter is part of the former. Depending on how you define it. Huh? Most of the time, when a person says “9mm,” they mean is 9x19mm, which is the most common handgun round. This is what you feed your GLOCK 19, S&W M&P […]

Battle of the Black Rifles: AR-10 vs AR-15

So…you want a black rifle to make some pews with, leading you to consider an AR-10 vs. AR-15. But you hear that one of the two flavors of ArmaLite Rifle (because that’s what “AR” stands for, after all) is better than the other. What, pray tell, is a person to do? Get both…duh. We HAVE […]

5.56 vs .223: What’s The Difference Anyway?

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 hotter. The case is the same size, but the powder charge, projectile and also rifle specifications differ. As a result, make sure to check your AR-15 […]

Classic Caliber Comparison: .270 vs .30-06

The caliber wars were old long before tactical enthusiasts left angry comments on blogs via their cell phones whilst patrolling their local mart store for Isis, and indeed among the oldest debates is 270 vs 30-06. Essentially, 270 vs 30-06 comes down to the same idea of 9mm vs .45 ACP, namely easier to shoot […]

Evidence of Selection Bias Involving Firearms at the Center for Disease Control

The scientists at the Center for Disease Control have shown their prejudice against firearms ownership once again. This time, it’s with selection bias and word manipulation. Scientists are supposed to evaluate factual information to arrive at testable theories about objective reality. For that reason, scientists are supposed to be aware of (and guard against) selection bias. […]