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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 that question get tossed over the sales counter at your...

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, and for good reason. And they're still the subject of...

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 optics-equipped pistol. !function(r,u,m,b,l,e){r._Rumble=b,r||(r=function(){(r._=r._||).push(arguments);if(r._.length==1){l=u.createElement(m),e=u.getElementsByTagName(m),l.async=1,l.src="https://rumble.com/embedJS/ubkhph"+(arguments.video?'.'+arguments.video:'')+"/?url="+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+"&args="+encodeURIComponent(JSON.stringify(.slice.apply(arguments))),e.parentNode.insertBefore(l,e)}})}(window, document, "script", "Rumble"); Rumble("play", {"video":"vlz0zz","div":"rumble_vlz0zz"}); Watch the video embedded above,...

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 and Remington, have done and continue to do to crank...
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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 seconds count, police will be there in minutes. After police officials...

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 haven't heard a suppressed gunshot in person, you likely have...
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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 school jocks, where girls can outscore the guys and where...

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. However, each year at State Representative Chris Miller's Father-Son Camp in...

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 don't know any better and fools. Holsters protect your gun, aid...
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The Real Reason You Need to Clean Your Carry Gun On a Regular Basis

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Should you clean your handgun after every use? Most modern-day service handguns are built to handle tremendous abuse. They'll continue to function even when they're filthy dirty. Just Google your favorite polymer pistol and...
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3 Things You Should Expect From a Good Concealed Carry Class

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  A “conceal and carry class” is a common term that generally refers to the class required before a person can obtain their license or permit to carry. However, it's important to keep in mind...

A Little Pain, a Lot of Gain: Force-on-Force Personal Defense Training for Civilians

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It’s not every day that you get a chance to practice self-defense tactics against opponents who actually shoot back, especially as a civilian. If you get the chance to do it through force-on-force training,...