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The Women’s Revolver Myth Might Finally Be Dead

A few years ago, I was working at a gun show to promote a concealed carry course I was teaching. It was pretty obvious...
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Constitutional Carry: Know the Law and Know Your Rights

By Emily Taylor What used to be a legal oddity confined to the tiny state of Vermont is now the law in more than a...
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Trap Shooters: Stop Resting Your Shotgun Barrel On Your Foot! [NSFW Image]

As much as we try to minimize risk as gun owners, the shooting sports can still be dangerous. Accidents happen -- I've treated at...

How To Get Your Own 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...
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The 3 Best Ways to Reduce Felt Recoil for New Shooters…And Everyone Else

When I take newbies shooting for the very first time, the number one thing that they're concerned about isn't noise or the high velocity...
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Ask Josh: Do I Need A Weapon Light On My Pistol?

Newbie John H. is a recent convert to the way of the gun, having only played video games and engaged in a little paintball...

Ask Josh: Why Have Low Power Variable Optics Gotten So Popular?

Long-time High Power competitor and cattle rancher Doug N. hasn't been digging the industry trend toward low power variable optics (LPVO). ”I really hated it...
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Malfunction Clearing Drills: Tap, Rack, Bang and More

If you have a semi-automatic pistol, you've experienced a stoppage. If you just bought your first, give it time. It will happen. It may...
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Personal Defense: Get Fit for the Fight

By George Zener The fight-or-flight response is “a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival.” Lots...
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Personal Defense: Duty to Retreat, Stand Your Ground, Castle Doctrine – Do You Know...

By Emily Taylor If you own a gun, it is imperative that you learn these three legal concepts that will help you know when it...
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How to Buy a Silencer: 10 Easy Steps

A lot of shooters still don't realize that they can own silencers legally, or if they do know that, they're intimidated about the process....
NFA For Beginners: Form 1 to Manufacture an NFA Item

National Firearms Act For Beginners: Using Form 1 to Manufacture an NFA Item

When an individual or a trust/corporation (read about the Silencer Shop Single Shot Trust HERE) purchases an existing NFA-regulated "firearm" (silencer, short-barreled rifle, short-barreled...