Recoil for Dummies: It’s All Just Physics

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By Guy Neill If you’ve shot a gun, you have experienced recoil. Following Newton’s Third Law, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Firing...

Anatomy of a Misfire

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By Guy Neill Modern ammunition is amazingly reliable. Problems, given the number of rounds manufactured, are extremely rare. They are rare enough that the shooter...
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How to Find the Right Gun for New Shooters [VIDEO]

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  "What's the best handgun for a new shooter?" How many times have you heard that asked? Some of the worst answers you'll hear to...

State Your Case: 5.56mm NATO vs. 7.62mm

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Let's take look at two mainstays: the 5.56mm and 7.62mm NATO rounds. These are easily two of the most popular rifle rounds in America,...

TTAG Shooting Tips: Optics-Equipped Pistols [VIDEO]

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The first in what will undoubtedly become a long series of TTAG Shooting Tips, in this episode I provide three tips for shooting an...

Federal Ammunition Boss Delivers a State of the Ammo Nation Update [VIDEO]

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Jason Vanderbrink, president of Vista Outdoor's ammunition brands, has dropped a new video giving gun owners and update on what his companies, including Federal...
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Guns 101: A First-Timer’s Guide to Buying a Self-Defense Firearm

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By Lee Williams People around the country are increasingly realizing something gun owners have known for decades: You are your own first responder, because when...

The Truth About Silencer Volume Levels [VIDEO]

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If you've ever seen a silenced firearm in a movie or a TV show or heard an anti-gun politician talk on the subject, but...
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OUR FUTURE: Clay Shooting Sports are Now the Fastest Growing School Sport

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Imagine a school sport where anyone and everyone can participate on a relatively equal footing. A sport where kids in wheelchairs can beat the...

Central Illinois Father-Son Camp Makes Memories For Lots of Young, First-Time Shooters

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Not everyone has ready access to firearms and a place to shoot. Especially young folks who live in cities like Chicago and the suburbs....

FFP, SFP, WTF? Whats the Difference Between First Focal Plane vs Second Focal Plane...

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By Pete Nealen There are a lot of optics on the market now, more than ever before — and mostly better than before. From red dots...

Guns For Beginners: Don’t Be ‘That Guy,’ Always Carry With a Holster

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Holsters offer a safe, effective and utilitarian manner with which to carry your guns.  Leave the carry sans a holster to criminals, amateurs who...