Understanding Ammunition Types & Function

We talked about the different kinds of guns in a previous installation of Shooting 101, but it should be obvious that any gun needs ammunition in order for it to be able to fire....

Ballistic’s Guide on How to Sight In a Riflescope

Nothing is more disheartening and frustrating than a rifle out of zero. While being a little off is not a major issue, many times our brand-new rifle/scope combo isn’t even on paper. Fear not...

LPVO to Red Dot Rifle Optics Transition Drill

It’s funny how often I’m asked why my competition carbines have two optics mounted to the gun. At least a few times a month, I get Instagram messages, YouTube comments, or just in-person questions...

A Guide on How to Not Be That Guy [or Gal]

There is nothing worse than being known as…that guy. Regardless of the use of the word “guy” in the title, “that guy” knows no gender and is the type of person that does not follow...

Parts of Guns Identified & Explained

You are in your local gun shop and listening to the regulars ramble on about specific gun parts. What they do not know is that you have been a proud gun owner for six...

How to Mount a Riflescope to a Bolt-Action Rifle

To many, the process of mounting a scope might seem daunting. You know that in order for it to function correctly, proper mounting is essential. Vortex Optics states that the overwhelming majority of complaints...

SHOOTING 101: Different Firearm Actions Explained

A long conversation with a new shooter recently included both her excitement and frustrations. One of her major complaints was the lingo and terminology that comes with the gun world. I try to stay...

So You Want to Own a Gun?

There’s no shame in having questions about guns and gun ownership. After all, we all started with little to no knowledge at all, and there’s truly a lot to learn in order to be...

Learn to Shoot Safely and Correctly

I mean, it looks simple enough. You simply grab the gun in your hand, point it at the target, and start blasting. At least, that’s how Hollywood would have you believe it works. However,...

Improve Accuracy with the Proper Grip

You have your brand-new pistol and head to the range. You quickly set up, stand face-to-face with the target, yank your new blaster out, and start sending rounds downrange. Much to your dismay there...

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Speed up Time Between Targets

One of the “AHA!” moments in my shooting journey was realizing that time isn’t lost as much when you’re shooting at a target but...

Mastering the Art of Rifle Scope Mounting ~ VIDEO

OpinionMounting a rifle scope properly is VITAL to not only getting on target, but STAYING on target. Attention to detail here will pay dividends...

A Newbie’s Reflection on Her First Shots

The first time I held a shotgun, I had a million burning questions in the back of my mind. Would I enjoy shooting them?...

Alliant Powders Suspended Shipments Of Smokeless Powders For Reloading

Opinion It has come to my attention that Alliant Powders has recently suspended shipments of its smokeless powders for reloading. Alliant is the source of...

Taking Your Reloading Skills to the Next Level

In Reloading 101, we have covered a number of topics to help new reloaders get the gear they need to get started, whether a...

Fiocchi Announces the Hyperformance Hunt Handgun Ammo Line

Fiocchi, a global leader in defensive, target, and hunting ammunition, expands the company’s heralded line of Hyperformance centerfire cartridges with the introduction of a...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Misfires w/ Junk Science On Ammo Ban

OpinionBy Matt Manda In a demonstration that America’s outdoors and recreational shooting sports pastimes still bring people together, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 615...

Loading Ammunition, Beginner Tips Part 1 ~ VIDEO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebVNzi-Yl2I When it comes to reloading your own ammunition by hand, Hornady is a name you can trust for precision, safety, and reliability. In this...

The War On “High Capacity Magazines” Is Over! They Lost by 717 Million!

Opinion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnVncpA4Rnw The latest figures are in, and they spell it out clearly: the so-called high-capacity magazines are a favorite among Americans. We’re not just using them;...