Top 1911 Guns for 2017- Do YOU agree?

Thursday, October 19th 2017 11:55 AM

In the beginning of the year The Shot Show revealed some fine 1911s! The year is coming to an end with just a couple months left of 2017, Did these 1911s get put thru the paces? We want to you YOUR experience!

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Top Five Types of Revolver Grips

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 04:49 PM

Here are my top five types of revolver grips: DeSantis Clip Grip HySkore Grip Light Crimson Trace Lasergrips Hogue Hardwood Grip Hogue Tamer Grip

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How Do You Get Rid Of Bad Ammunition?

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 04:26 PM

The internet is flush with recommendations on what to do with bad ammunition, but not all of that advice is environmentally friendly, or legal. Below are five methods we recommend to make sure you part ways with ammunition properly.

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Colt Single Action Army Review

Tuesday, September 26th 2017 03:40 PM

The Colt Single Action Army is the classic six-shooter, but we never recommend carrying it with more than five. For as long as young men have fantasized about gunfighters and saloons, toy versions of this gun have graced their hands. The Colt Single Action Army (SAA) revolver is a handgun that embodies the American spirit like no other. It’s considered a man’s gun because almost every man has dreamed of one. It’s an American man’s gun because when ruggedness and manliness were American qualities that mattered, it was the gun real men carried.

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Finding the right shooting instructor

Saturday, September 23rd 2017 12:30 PM

Good instructors don’t have to shoot, right? Many times I’ve heard, “You don’t have to be a good shooter to teach shooting.” This might be true in beginner and basic course circles. It is not true when it concerns advanced shooting. If you want an instructor who can tell you how to do it but can’t demonstrate, you’ll get nothing out of that class. Stepping onto the range with a person who can’t (or won’t) step up and demonstrate what they’re asking students to do should lose all credibility. There’s no problem letting students shoot awhile without a demo, but at some point, you must be able to step up and show exactly what you are trying to teach. The instructor doesn’t need to be the best in the class, but they should be competent enough to actually show you what their intentions are, safely.

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Fundamentals of AR Shooting

Thursday, September 21st 2017 02:18 PM

AR-pattern rifles are the most popular long guns in the United States, with millions of Americans enjoying the versatile sporting rifle. While some AR owners are experienced marksmen, many buyers are picking up their first AR and have little experience with the platform.

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Emergency Preparedness and Planning For Self-Defense

Tuesday, September 19th 2017 12:00 PM

Natural disasters can strike unannounced and without warning. Events like floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires can degrade your local infrastructure and emergency services may not be instantly available to help. This is why, in addition to having a plan for yourself and your family in the event of a natural or man-made disaster, you need to also plan for self-defense.

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Storing Guns During a Hurricane

Friday, September 15th 2017 06:25 PM

While there are no guarantees of safety during a hurricane—for your guns or anything else you own—there are some steps you can take to stack the deck in your favor.

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Building an AR-15 Carbine

Saturday, September 9th 2017 01:40 PM

When it comes to building an AR-15 carbine, financially it doesn’t make sense to build a “stock” configuration. Smith & Wesson, Palmetto State Armory and others make perfectly functional rifles right out of the box for little more than the parts at retail. Where savings can be achieved is in building a “next-level” carbine with upgraded parts—and you can also pick and choose components rather than select from pre-made options. There are certain parts, like the bolt catch and trigger guard, that are easier to install fresh rather than replacing existing items. Picking out exactly what you want is the true appeal of building your own rifle.

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Decocker vs. Manual Safety: Which is Better?

Wednesday, August 16th 2017 11:03 AM

There are pros and cons to both decocker or manual safety, and ultimately it will come down to personal preference.

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