Posts Tagged ‘Product Reviews’

Gun Sales Increase During Covid – Why It Happened

Gun sales increased at the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, and by a lot. In fact, gun sales went up by 85% in March of 2020 over March 2019. They began to rise in February, and didn’t stop there. There are a variety of reasons why this happens. Some are speculative and others can be proven, but either way, they all make a lot of sense. We’re all unsure of what’s going to happen moving forward, but one thing is for sure. We want to be prepared for anything. Political Unrest One of the main reasons gun shops see an increase in gun sales is due to economic Read More >>

Zip Stitches – Why They Should Be an Essential Hunting Gear

Nothing is scarier than injuring yourself during a hunting trip. Let’s say that you injure yourself at home and you need stitches: you go to the doctor, they apply those stitches, and you’re good to go. You’re all “stitched up” and you are ready to heal. Now, if that happens in the wild, you only have yourself to turn to. You’ll be staring at an open wound, completely aware that it’s going to leave a horrible scar. You will also know full well that every predator close to you will probably smell that entire bloody situation happening – which is why you need to close the Read More >>

Why People Love the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 So Much?

The market for 9mm pistols has a variety of high-quality options to choose from. This often makes it hard for specific models to stand out. However, Smith and Wesson’s M&P series has been standing out since its introduction to the market in 2005. It has since become a favorite of police departments and firearms enthusiasts alike. What’s New With the 2.0? An updated version of S&W’s modern classic, the M&P9 2.0, was released in 2017. The new model brought a number of upgrades to the table. While the M&P9 was mostly loved by its owners, the trigger of the previous Read More >>

Revolver vs Semi Auto Pistols – Everything You Need to Know

When looking for a handgun, the choice between a revolver or a semi-automatic pistol is one of the most important decisions you need to make. Whichever option you choose, it will come with both advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, I'll explain the pros and cons of revolvers vs pistols to help you make an informed decision. Revolver vs Pistol Many use the term pistol and handgun interchangeably, but the majority of handgun experts make the distinction that pistols are a subset of handguns with an "integral chamber-barrel assembly." Pistols have one (or more) stationary integral Read More >>

Rimfire vs Centerfire Ammo | Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Modern ammunition comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but generally exists in one of two forms: rimfire and centerfire. In this guide, we'll explain the differences between rimfire vs centerfire ammo, while explaining the pros and cons of each option. So what's the difference? Rimfire vs Centerfire The answer has to do with the location of the ignition primer on the head of each round. Both rimfire and centerfire cartridges consist of the same four parts: a primer, a propellant (e.g. gunpowder), a bullet, and a case to hold them all together. Every cartridge also works in Read More >>

Pistol Calibers – Comparison of the Most Common Options

If you're looking to buy a handgun, the first step is determining what caliber you want to purchase. In this guide we'll be covering a variety of common pistol calibers to help you make your decision. What Does Caliber Mean? Caliber refers to the internal diameter of a gun's barrel and consequently the diameter of the bullets that can be used by the gun. Bullet calibers can be a bit confusing, because some bullet diameters are measured in inches, while others are measured in millimeters. It's also important to understand that the bullet only refers to the actual projectile (see diagram to Read More >>

Revolver vs Semi Auto Pistols – Everything You Need to Know

When looking for a handgun, the choice between a revolver or a semi-automatic pistol is one of the most important decisions you need to make. Whichever option you choose, it will come with both advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, I'll explain the pros and cons of revolvers vs pistols to help you make an informed decision. Revolver vs Pistol Many use the term pistol and handgun interchangeably, but the majority of handgun experts make the distinction that pistols are a subset of handguns with an "integral chamber-barrel assembly." Pistols have one (or more) stationary integral Read More >>

Firearms Master Influencers on YouTube – Who to Follow

The history of the firearm is definitely intriguing, although it is highly overlooked by most people nowadays who are only interested in the implications of the Second Amendment. On YouTube, you can find videos about anything. Tutorials, reviews, reactions, music videos, and vlogs are all over the website. So, anyone can find most of the things they’re looking for. As such, unsurprisingly, firearms influencers have found their place on this platform too, coming up with regular videos about their passion: guns. In-between your firearm shooting sessions, you could use some advice from Read More >>

You Want to Buy a Gun for the Woman in Your Life?

Lynne Finch

It is a world gone crazy, you think a gun would be a good way to keep the woman in your life safe, and you want to gift her a gun to get her started.  Common response, but not a great way to start.  Men tend to buy one of two types of guns when shopping for a woman.  Small and pink or something they secretly want hoping she’ll hate it, win-win.  Experienced shooters know that the selection of a firearm is very individual, one size does not fit all.  My GLOCK 19 fits my hand perfectly, but may not be ideal for you.  It could be too long to the trigger, the back strap may be too wide or Read More >>

Negligent Discharge

Lynne Finch

Negligent:  failing to take proper care in doing something.  We in shooting talk about Negligent Discharge (ND) when a gun is fired without intent.  Accidental Discharge (AD) used to be another common term that has fallen out of favor as safety has been built in to modern firearms making the AD nearly obsolete. This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot as a friend recently shared an experience of teaching a non-firearms related class where a student ignored the safety precautions and slightly injured herself.  This was a situation that could have been much more serious Read More >>

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