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

Best Target Pistol: Reviews & Buying Guide

The best target pistol in the world is not the most expensive. In fact, there are several that make more sense than the ultra-expensive custom guns you see in some competitions. This is an article that will take you through the process of finding the best target pistol for you, based on your needs and … Read more

What is Eye Relief on a Scope?

Another “shooter-ism” type term to be heard and found often at the range and in shooter circles is that of EYE RELIEF. It sounds like a sort of spa your eyeball goes to so it can get some rest from a hectic day staring at a computer screen. Or maybe it’s something you put over your eye that … Read more