This article is the result of many years of shooting, testing and hands-on experience with the various ammunitions being shown. I have not been paid by any particular company nor have I received any ammunition free. My results may not reflect actual results from others, though my results are based on data collected and real-life tests accomplished. As with most firearm related … [Read more...] about Self-Defense Ammunition for Popular Handgun Calibers: weekly product review
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By The Graduate Shootist We say “it depends”. Preppers seeking one do-all firearm would probably be better off with something shoulder-fired like a 12 Gauge shotgun. Heck, a 26 or 28” pump-gun with a spare rifle-sighted slug barrel could handle anything that roams North America, including all two or four legged threats. But of course, two-handed activities and/or the need for … [Read more...] about Do You Really Need A .22 Caliber Handgun?
By Lurkerbob What are the requirements for a survival rifle? I will attempt to answer this question and provide what I think is the best answer. These rifle features are of primary importance: rugged and reliable, easy to use, carry and maneuver, adequate bullet range, easy to get ammunition, multiple loads ammunition, bullet casings reloadable These are the primary uses of a … [Read more...] about The 45-70 lever action – is it an effective survival tool?
by Bill H I was recently at a gun show and a dealer friend of mine had a couple of Smith and Wesson Model 10 revolvers. He also had a couple of the Taurus copies of the same gun. Prices were under $300 for each, for even the nicest specimen. All of us, this small group of gun show nuts, commented how they get no respect but they work. That is the beauty of the Model 10. It has … [Read more...] about Fall In Love With The Smith and Wesson Model 10
by Brian Ford The debate over the place of firearms in modern American society continues to rage, much as it has for decades. While many arguments focus on specific types of arms, some question whether people even need a gun. Negative events and their lurid details capture the headlines, overshadowing many responsible owners. It is so important for gun owners to advocate the … [Read more...] about The Positive Impacts of Law-Abiding Citizens Owning Firearms
Holsters, we all have them or we all need them. Even if it is for our knives, money and or things the idea of carrying our belongings in a secure, comfortable manner is important. I am a fan of polymer holsters (having worn them for many many years and used them in many formats and under many conditions) however, I also enjoy good leather holsters as well. Craft Holsters is a … [Read more...] about Craft Holsters What You Should Know: Weekly Product Review
by Bill H - Firearms Review Editor Col. Jeff Cooper was a proponent of modern marksmanship and gun handling. Many people in the gun world are familiar with his shooting school and the techniques that he championed. Many today use his color code system to signify threat levels and he will always be known as an advocate of the M1911 in .45ACP. One of his pet projects was … [Read more...] about Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review: What You Need To Know
By Firearms Review Editor Bill H In the gun world, like life, the simplest solution is usually best. For many years, the go-to gun for concealment, carry, and home defense has been the double action revolver chambered in .38 Special. Smith and Wesson is probably the best-known revolver maker and has set the standard to which others are compared. Their line of two inch … [Read more...] about Smith and Wesson 642 Review – Is It Still A Viable Option For Concealed Carry?