The Ammo Showdown: 22-250 vs. 243 – Which Caliber Will Hit the Mark for You

When it comes to blasting Bambi or peppering prairie dogs, you’ve got a cornucopia of cartridges to choose from. But if you’re looking for something that hits the sweet spot between velocity, accuracy, and versatility, the 22-250 and 243 cartridges are two hot contenders. The 22-250 is like a cheetah on crack, with velocities over … Read more

Best 9mm Pistol: The Complete Buying Guide & Reviews

For over a century, 9mm handguns have been wildly popular with military, law enforcement and private citizens. Known variously as 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9x19mm, or simply “9mm”, handguns in this chambering are available in everything from tiny pocket pistols, to full size duty pistols. Because the market is awash in various 9mm pistols – ranging … Read more

Ruger SR40c Review: Powerful Compact Pistol

Hangun review: Ruger SR40c Check Price at Brownells at Cabela’s at Basspro Pros Like it’s full sized progenitor, the SRC has a low barrel axis to reduce recoil, muzzle flip and improve accuracy.  It also inherited the obvious loaded chamber indicator that is easily visible as well as readable by touch in the dark.  Optional manual safety … Read more

Learning to Shoot with an Air Rifle

On my 9th birthday almost a quarter century ago my dad decided I had earned the right to have my first rifle. Being Missouri natives, we sort of worshipped at the Mecca that was Bass Pro Shops’ world headquarters in Springfield, MO on a regular basis throughout the year. I scoured their catalogs circling items … Read more

What is 3 Gun Competition

Lately in the shooting sports it seems like everywhere I go I hear, “3 gun this, 3 gun that, Ole’ MacDonald had a 3 gun, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.” I’ve enjoyed watching youtube clips and even glancing at competitions on the show occasionally, but only this past week did I decide to give it a go. … Read more

How to Buy a Gun Legally

Why Legally? Well whether or not I agree with state and federal gun law guidelines, they are the law and if you want to continue buying, collecting and shooting guns of all sorts for the rest of your life I’d suggest you abide by your local gun laws. They can easily be found by doing … Read more

The Best Sniper Rifle for Civilians: Reviews & Buying Guide

Even the idea of this article: the best sniper rifle, is a complex concept. It’s hard to maintain absolute accuracy in an informational article when the general public uses words that are very strictly defined, to cover multiple classes of firearms. The terms “long-range precision rifle”; “sniper rifle”; “anti-personnel rifle” and “anti-materiel rifle” are generally … Read more

Best 9mm Carbine: Reviews & Buying Guide

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They are easy to carry, easy to manage and easy to fall in love with – it’s partially for these reasons that the 9mm carbine is such an interesting topic of discussion.  But what are the best 9mm carbines on the market? The following list attempts to segregate the different use cases of the 9mm … Read more