7 Great First Guns for Kids

Do you remember your first gun? There are lots of benefits to introducing a kind to responsible gun ownership with his or her “own” gun. For one, it’s good to develop strong gun safety practices at an early age. Learning to take care of a gun can be a way to cultivate responsibility. Kids take […]

State Your Case: 9mm vs. 300 Blackout

Are you comparing 300 AAC Blackout to 5.56 NATO? If so, you’re doing it wrong. Sort of. You see, 300 BLK wasn’t intended to replace or compete with 5.56/.223 so much as with good ol’ 9x19mm Parabellum . . . Apples and oranges? An absurd comparison? TTAG’s Instagram and Facebook audiences sure had some strong opinions […]

7 Cheap Handguns You Would Actually Want To Own

There are lots of cheap (or inexpensive, if you prefer) handguns, but only so many you’d actually want to have in your safe, glove box, car safe…wherever you store it. Or, for that matter, your concealed carry holster. Granted, that involves some qualifications. What constitutes a “cheap” handgun? Materials could be a good starting point […]

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, there is no legal advice […]

The Correct Way To Shoulder A Shotgun

Learning what is the correct way to shoulder a shotgun is a good idea, because otherwise you’re going to be in for a sore shoulder and you won’t want to ever shoot a shotgun again. You can shoulder an AR improperly and it’s no big deal because shooting .223 is the BabyTown Frolics. A shotgun […]

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 […]