What Is The NFA?

What is the NFA? The National Firearms Act of 1934 – referred to in shorthand as the NFA – is one of the largest pieces of gun-related legislation on the federal books. It’s a gun control act establishing certain limitations on firearm ownership. As a result, some people really don’t like it. Other folks don’t […]

Exactly What Is Tannerite?

What is this Tannerite stuff that people keep talking about? Aren’t explosive substances illegal or something? For starters, Tannerite is a brand of exploding target. You shoot it and it goes boom. You can see the obvious appeal. Oh, and before we have to say it elsewhere…we aren’t lawyers and there is no legal advice […]

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 […]

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 […]

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…great guns that’ll run all day that can be picked up for a relative pittance. You […]

16 Things Every Range Bag Should Include

When at last you find the time to hit the range again, it’s good to have everything you need to make the most of it. There’s nothing worse that getting there, then realizing you’re missing something important. For you beginners out there who are assembling their range bags for the first time, this list should […]

How it Works: Single-Action vs. Double-Action

Whether you’re new to the world of handguns or a seasoned veteran you might have some questions about the different hammer-fired guns on the market. Before we delve into that, let’s do a quick refresher on how hammer-fired guns work in general. Hammer-fired actions perform as the name suggests. When a hammer-fired semi-automatic gun is […]

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