What Is A ‘California-Legal’ AR-15?

A few people are rumored to actually enjoy shooting and firearms in the state of California. Many of those wonder just what a California-legal AR-15 is. Additionally, some people end up having to move to California, for whatever reason, and wonder if they can take their tacticool paper puncher with them. Before we get started, […]

The Best .357 Magnum Revolvers You Can Own Today

When it comes to revolvers, there is probably no more practical cartridge than the .357 Magnum. The .357 Mag offers a number of benefits and today we are going to be looking at a few of the best revolvers that chamber it and what makes them special. To cover some quick ground for newcomers, the […]

The Truth About the AR-15 Carry Handle

The AR-15 carry handle has long been a subject of come controversy. Is it a sight platform, a carry handle, or both? The original ArmaLite M16 design elevated the sights as a result of the charging handle that stuck out the top of the upper receiver. But the carry handle design stuck, even after the […]

The Four Rules of Gun Safety for Beginners (and Everyone Else)

Col. Jeff Cooper furthered general gun safety by distilling and popularizing the four rules of safe gun handling. The purpose was to minimize accidents, otherwise known as negligent discharges (every accidental discharge is a negligent discharge). There are other variations on the theme, but Cooper’s four rules of gun safety are easy to remember and communicate. You […]

Buying Your First Concealed Carry Gun…Made Easy

We know, it’s not easy out there. We’re living in a Golden Age of carry handguns. An aspiring gun carrier has to choose from dozens of options; a bewildering selection of brands, calibers, barrel lengths, and actions. Most of them are very good and will treat you extremely well. Gun store salesmen, however, are notoriously bad at cutting through […]

How to Stipple a GLOCK Pistol

By Matt Sandy ‘Stippling’ is melting the plastic exterior of a polymer gun with the intent of improving the texture for a better grip. Below is a good example from Polinger_Firearms. This article is not a step-by-step “how-to” on stippling jobs: There are too many good YouTube videos demonstrating how to stipple, and I’ve linked my favorites in the appropriate sections […]