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Mossberg MVP Precision Rifle - 1 Mile Shot

Have you ever thought of making that 1 mile shot possible?<br>If you’re into long range shooting take a look at this Mossberg MVP Precision rifle.<br>You …

Marlin 30-30 Model 336

The Marlin 336 has always been one of the top lever-action guns.<br>First conceived by Marlin Firearms in 1948, the Marlin 336 is one of the most popular …

Stainless Steel

Welrod Silent Pistol

What is this Welrod Silent Pistol?<br>The Welrod is a British bolt action, magazine fed, suppressed pistol devised during World War II.<br>If you’re a World …

Special Forces

Wacky Gun Range Rules

As an avid shooter, I’ve had the pleasure (or displeasure) of shooting at a wide variety of ranges throughout the country. Suffice it to say, the …

Self Defense

How do you Tame that Shotgun Recoil?

Having a 12 gauge shotgun should be on your list for home defense.<br>However, for shooters that are not well versed or are timid with the 12 gauge …

Ammunition

M&P 380 EZ

I’d like to carry a semiauto, but I use a revolver because I just can’t rack a slide.”<br>If I had a dollar for every shooter I have heard singing this …

Smith & Wesson

Sneaky Weapons of the Past

<b>Horton HO 299 “Bat”</b><br>It’s hard to believe, but this incredibly modern-looking stealth aircraft was captured by the Allies from Germany after WWII. …

Military

Why aren't more people using the 20 Gauge for Home Defense? 20 Gauge

Having a 12-gauge for home defense is basically the norm.<br>For those that are looking at the 20 gauge for the same purpose.<br>There isn’t any problem …

Ammunition

.44 Magnum Ammo

<b>Knockdown Power & Accuracy</b><br>In the early days, rifles chambered for the .44 Magnum cartridge produced poor accuracy.<br>Modern day rifles such as the Henry …

Hunting

22 Mag Pistol

<b>Loads of Fun!</b><p>If you’re a Kel-Tec fan and you like to plink, you should have a look at the Kel-Tec PMR-30.<br>Not a new gun, its been around since 2010, …

Shooting Sports

9mm vs 40

Talks about which is the better caliber between the 9mm and 40 caliber for self-defense is an on-going thing<br>In the past the conventional wisdom has …

Gun Inventors of the Past

<b>Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling</b> <br>The designer of the first successful machine gun, although not the first automatic machine gun. It was, in effect, a …

Smith & Wesson

Sniper Elite

<b>A lone gunman, undetectable, on the hunt. And while military snipers are indeed elite shooters who hide, line up a target in their sights and pull</b> …

Self Defense

Spetnaz's Underwater Guns

<b>The Spetnaz’s Underwater Rifles</b><b>Through The Years</b><p><i>Story and photographs by Andrew Young</i><p>Insignia of the United States Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Teams …

Soviet Union

Gunfights that Changed LE Tactics

In the past 32 years, U.S. law enforcement tactics, procedures, and policies have evolved because of these tragic incidents.<br>Not all of us are LEO’s …

More Ugly Guns

<b>Warner Infallible</b> <br>The Davis-Warner Arms Corp of Assonet, Mass was a small gun company that specialized in selling imported German pistols at the …

CMMG MK57 - New Light SBR

The new MK57 from CMMG considered the lightest-recoiling pistol carbines are turning heads at the range!<p>CMMG has just announced more new line of AR …

Big Bear Guns

What are big bear guns that you would carry in Bear country? Here’s the short list with the full story below.<p><b>Remington 870</b><br>• Mossberg Scorpion<br>• Winchester …

Best Revolvers for Concealed Carry

<b>Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 38 Crimson Trace</b> <br>Probably one of the two or three most popular revolvers for concealed carry, the Bodyguard just won’t …

Post-Apocalyptic Guns

Here’s some pics from Imgur user ricraynor of a post-apocalyptic style custom rifle build that looks like from a Mad Max film. <br>The two rifles, an AR …

The NeoMag - Add this to your EDC

The NeoMag – Add this to your EDC<p>There are many gee whiz neat gadgets that comes out to make things easier for us. Like this NeoMag, its basically a …

243 Caliber - Best one to Go with

In the gun world we all like to talk about which gun or caliber is better than the other.<br>This goes the same in the hunting world as well.<br>Something …

Bullet Caliber - Whats best for Deer Hunting?

In one of the many survey conducted online this one is by Brad Smith an outdoorsman and writer.<br>The question was asked on Social Media of what is the …

Mossberg Patriot Revere 30-06

A year ago I used a Mossberg Patriot on a brown bear hunt. I was impressed with how economical it was and yet still very functional. I don’t need to …

12-Gauge Gatling Gun

The Gatling gun is one of the best-known early rapid-fire spring loaded, hand cranked weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.<br>Invented by …

Handguns: Not just for Self-Defense

<b>SWAT officer gives his take on best offensive weapons, what makes them good, differences with defensive handguns.</b><p>Form follows function. Items are …

9mm vs 45

<b>Does it really matter?</b><p>The debate over the 9mm and .45 ACP is one of the most talked about in the firearms community.<br>Both handguns/calibers have a …

Army Vet Saves an Eagle by Shooting at it

For two-and-a-half days the beautiful bald eagle hung upside down from the tree. Officials from DNR, police and fire dept. had known about the bird’s …

41 Magnum - Overlooked Powerhouse

<b>The Fabulous .41 Remains A Preferred Caliber For The Discerning And Serious Shooter</b><p><i>STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVE WORKMAN</i><p><i>Author Dave Workman is a</i> …

Steyr AUG - Die Hard Fans

Let’s say I wanted a rifle, chambered in 5.56, with a 16-inch barrel, and I wanted it to be about the same size as an SMG.<br>Well, look no further, the …