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Shotgun 101: Understanding Choke Tubes

A shotgun is a key player in many competitive shooting sports—three gun, cowboy action, skeet, clay pigeons, trap—in countless hunting applications, …

Hunting

Back To Basics: The Absolute Zero

When obtaining an absolute zero fundamentals are essential. Not fully applying the proper fundamentals will decrease the accuracy of the data …

Quantum Physics

10 Best Gun Lights

Known for their grip-mounted lasers, Crimson Trace’s Tactical Lights exhibit the same quality as its other products. Providing up to 900 lumens of …

Self Defense

Aiming and Firing Must Become Second Nature

It must become second nature. That’s where practice comes in. But sometimes, yes, using live ammunition can get expensive. Getting to the range can …

Self Defense

Tips for Using a Double-Barrel Shotgun for Home Defense

If you read <i>Shooting Illustrated</i> regularly, you’re probably not the type who’ll settle for making do with whatever shotgun you happen to own, even if …

Self Defense

How to Prevent a Home Invasion

While home invasions are rare compared to other types of violent felonies, the impact on the lives of the victims is severe and long lasting, making …

Self Defense

The Best (and Worst) Quick Access Safes for Rifles and Shotguns

When I was putting together our guide to quick access pistol safes a few months ago, there were dozens of options to choose from and it was a …

Home Invasion

Why Invest in Firearms Training?

Money is tight, and free time is even more scarce. Many law enforcement officers work off duty jobs to help cover family expenses. Why should any …

Self Defense

Watch: Pistol fundamentals with Pat McNamara

For the most part, pistol fundamentals remain the same from instructor to instructor. Depending on the instructor, they all have their own spin on …

Self Defense

5 Things You Need at the Range

Getting ready to head out to the range for the first time? In addition to a knowledgeable and trained friend, here are five things that you’ll want …

Self Defense

Start at the Beginning: The Essentials of Handling a Handgun

<b>AS AN INSTRUCTOR,</b> establishing some common ground with your students through effective communication is of paramount importance in conducting …

Self Defense

Handgun Grips: What Works, What Doesn't

Get a grip. No, I mean get a good grip on your pistol. With the right instruction, the gun will become an extension of your hand and arm and allow …

Self Defense

A Battle Belt for Home Defense

Realistically, when most of us investigate a bump in the night or answer an unexpected knock on the door, we do so with a home defense pistol and not …

Shotguns and Shotshells: Understanding the Basics

All the basics you wanted to know about shotguns, shot and shotshells (but were afraid to ask).

5 Great Pistol Drills for Self-Defense Training

If you're planning to carry a pistol for self-defense, it's important to have the skills necessary to use that gun under stress. Here are five great …

Why The Home Defense Shotgun Rules The Roost

The shotgun reigns supreme for defending your home. Period.The post Why The Home Defense Shotgun Rules The Roost appeared first on Gun Digest.

Self Defense

How to Customize Your Tactical Shotgun

Tactical shotguns are undeniably useful, especially after customization with a flashlight, laser, red dot and six-shell side saddle. What do you …

The Causes of a Negligent Discharge

A negligent discharge is one of the most dangerous occurrences in the firearm world. How can we avoid them in the first place? A good first step is …

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

The science of <b>ballistics</b> covers three basic parts: interior, exterior and terminal. Interior ballistics is, simply described, what happens inside the …

How to Safely Reholster Your Handgun

Not long ago I was speaking with a firearms instructor at an event in Arizona and the conversation turned to gun safety. This gentleman retired as a …

What is Ballistics?

The word "ballistics" is derived from the Greek word <i>ballista</i>, which was an ancient military siege engine resembling a large bow stretched with cords …

Zero Distance for a Home-Defense AR-15

AR-15-style carbines are the most popular long arms in America these days, and many people are buying or building their own for competition, hunting, …

Using .300 Blackout for Home Defense

The .300 Blackout round has long been considered a mainstay in the world of tactical guns, gear and ammo. I'm not tactical. I never served in the …

Firearm Practice on a Budget

You’ve likely read countless articles admonishing you to get professional firearm training, but the costs of such an endeavor in terms of cash and …

A Guide to Public Land Plinking

I had a free couple of hours free last weekend so I decided to put 100 rounds through my favorite rimfire, courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service.<p>Now I …

The Quickest Thing You Can Do To Shoot Better…And Why You Shouldn’t

I’m going to let you in on a little firearms training secret today. It’s a trick used by instructors to get shooters on target quickly when they’re …

5 Drills to Improve Your Brain Mapping for Better Trigger Finger Isolation

One of the most common problems in shooting is low-left groups for right handers. It’s normally caused by a combination of anticipating recoil and/or …

Handgun Shooting Stances: Quick Guide

We handgun shooters get all wrapped around the axle about different shooting stance techniques. Listening to the arguments about which one is best, …

A Gun Lingo Glossary for Those Unfamiliar With Firearms

There are a lot of gun terms thrown around in the media these days, like “clip,” “casings,” and “semi-automatic.” But if you’re not familiar with …

Birdshot for Home Defense | PDN

Rob Pincus is on an indoor range at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center to talk about birdshot for home defense. When it comes to …