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Beginner’s Guide to Gun Range Etiquette

2022-05-01T13:13:35-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Tags: , |

Whether you’re a new gun owner or a long-time firearms shooter, proper gun range etiquette is one of the most important parts of range safety. An exciting day of target shooting practice can easily be spoiled by someone who is unaware or simply inconsiderate of good range manners. Make sure your trip to the range is fun, safe, and effective with these gun range etiquette tips.

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Self-Defense Myths That Could Ruin Your Life

2022-03-21T12:21:54-05:00March 21st, 2022|Tags: , |

Misinformation is the ultimate villain of personal preparedness. Unfortunately, there are several self-defense myths and misconceptions often taken as fact that could ruin your freedom, finances, and future if you fall for them. Let’s uncover the truth behind some of these common self-defense myths so you can be prepared for any life-threatening situation.

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When Your Gun Isn’t Enough: Secondary Defensive Measures

2022-01-03T09:43:14-06:00December 30th, 2021|Tags: , |

As a gun owner, it’s a good idea to have not only your everyday carry (EDC) gun but some secondary defensive measures as well. The old saying “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail” comes into play when all you have or know is your gun. Adding to your skillset—increasing the contents of your tactical toolbox—is a good idea for all of us. What secondary measures should you consider? Read on to find out.

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Top 12 New Year’s Resolutions for Gun Owners

2022-01-03T09:58:20-06:00December 29th, 2021|Tags: , |

As we welcome each new year, it’s typical to think about making changes. There are many things we’d all like to do with our lives, and it’s a cultural tradition to frame them as New Year’s resolutions. The problem with that is the way resolutions tend to be forgotten before January is even over. As gun owners, it’s a great idea to plan for year-round changes by making resolutions that will improve our skills and make us safer, more responsible people. With that in mind, we’ve come up with 12 New Year’s resolutions for gun owners: one for each month to cover the entire coming year.

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Ammunition 101

2022-03-30T11:59:37-05:00December 9th, 2021|Tags: , |

Sometimes the words thrown around in the gun world can be confusing. One example is the terminology used to talk about ammunition because there are a variety of terms you should be familiar with.

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The Four Golden Rules of Gun Safety (and a Few More You Should Know)

2022-02-08T19:37:42-06:00November 30th, 2021|Tags: , |

As a firearms owner, gun safety should be your top priority at all times. It does not matter if you own your gun for home defense, use it as an everyday carry (EDC), or only use it to hunt. Being safe is the responsibility of every gun owner. Sometimes it seems overwhelming, especially for those new to the gun world, because certain organizations push three rules while others say there are seven or more. We’re going to fill you in on four golden rules and offer some extra safety tips to further your firearms education.

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Types of Guns 101 (Part One)

2022-05-01T13:34:55-05:00November 9th, 2021|

There are a lot of different firearms platforms and types of guns on the market, so it’s understandable to get confused sometimes. If you’ve ever been curious about the difference between a lever-action and a bolt-action or a rifle and a carbine, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for a general lesson in firearms platform terminology.

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Self-Defense Frequently Asked Questions

2022-03-29T03:58:29-05:00October 11th, 2021|Tags: , |

Many people have questions when they first become interested in the art of self-defense. In this guide, we’ll address some of the most common self-defense questions people have, as well as explore some things that are not always as obvious to someone just starting to research how to take responsibility for their own personal safety.

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3 Things You Should Learn in a Conceal and Carry Class

2022-01-04T05:35:19-06:00September 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

A “conceal and carry class” is a common term that generally refers to the class required before a person can obtain their license or permit to carry. However, it is important to keep in mind that the requirements for what a conceal and carry class must contain, or whether you even need to take a class to obtain your permit, vary depending on the state in which you live.

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Beginner Shooters may Learn Better with a Red Dot Sight

2021-10-25T10:33:18-05:00June 21st, 2018|

Tradition advocates learning to shoot with basic iron sights first. However, it’s more difficult to use iron sights because there are three focal points: both sides of the rear sight and the front sight. All three points need to align with the target before the trigger is pulled. Otherwise, the shooter will probably miss.

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