Top 5 Revolvers on a Budget [Under $500]

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For many shooters, there's just something about the simplicity, reliability, and timelessness of the revolver is just irresistible. While semi-automatics seem to get all the attention these days, there's no shortage of innovation or excitement in the revolver-first camp. Plus, these guns can be quite affordable too. Upgrades in technology alongside the concealed carry … [Read more...]




Top 7: Best Guns For Seniors [GUIDE]

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Recently, we received an email asking if we can recommend the best guns for seniors. It's an idea that's been suggested to us by multiple readers before, yet it had been put on the back burner, partly because it seemed a bit insulting to suggest that seniors would need different firearms that other shooters. Then we received a request that read as follows: "I see a good … [Read more...]




Long Range Shooting 101: Top 5 Rifles and Calibers for Survivalists

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The art of shooting long distances engages a different set of skills and techniques than tactical, cowboy-action, or skeet shooting. Some may say long distance shooting is golf, whereas tactical shooting is basketball. Repetition, attention to detail, and the proper equipment can make an enormous difference when it comes to long distance accuracy. And, of course, these are … [Read more...]




Top 8 “Shirt Pocket Pistols”

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For the shooter who already has every other base covered, or at least thinks they do, there's one more surprisingly practical category of firearms left to invest in... what we like to call the "shirt pocket pistol," the sub-sub-compact, if you will. These diminutive little shooters don't specialize in knockdown power, tactical prowess, or making an impression. They don't … [Read more...]




Bang for Your Buck: 5 Best Semiautomatics on a Budget

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When it comes to self-defense, the vast majority of military and tactical experts choose to carry a sidearm, rather than a shotgun or rifle. Semi-automatic pistols, in specific, are hands down winner when you put it to vote. And the reasons are simple. Semi-auto pistols offer a great deal of tactical advantages over other firearms. They’re lighter, more compact, and they … [Read more...]




What Happens When You Shoot Guns Under Water [VIDEO GALLERY]

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When it comes to real world firearms testing, sometimes it's the oddball "what-ifs" that captivate our attention, rather than the boring old ballistics tests that are more likely to be relevant in a self-defense scenarios. With that said, it's time that we tackle one of the burning questions that has perplexed thousands of us for years, especially those of us with a penchant … [Read more...]




The Very Best Rimfire Guns for Less than $250

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Plinksters at all skill levels can appreciate the beauty of the rimfire cartridge. Whether it's the light recoil, inexpensive ammo, or the less-than-earsplitting volume (usually) that wins you over to the wonderful world of rimfire, there's just something about these weapons that helps many shooters rediscover the joy of shooting. Rimfire guns may not boast the muzzle … [Read more...]




Top 5 Air Rifles for Survival [PICS]

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Countless pages have been written on the topic of "best guns to have in a survival scenario." We've certainly written our share... But let's consider something heretical for a moment. What if the best gun to have in a SHTF scenario ISN'T a firearm at all? What if it's a pellet gun? It seems downright sacrilegious to most shooters out there, yet these benefits speak for … [Read more...]