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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Tim Carroll What gun should I carry for self-defense? That’s a question that’s been asked more times than I can count during my professional training career and more often in recent years. The answer is, well…complicated. 1. Stopping Power First we needRead More →

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(AP Photo/ Rick Bowmer) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Carrying a gun lawfully for self-defense can make the difference between life and death in a critical situation. Yet at the same time it comes along with risks to the carrier thanks to laws and land sharks. Training can help reduce thoseRead More →

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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Dan Z. for TTAG Yes, there are a lot of bullet sizes and it can be confusing. We call them “calibers,” except for shotguns, which are referred to as “gauge” or “bore.” Each is different and — just as with anything else — each has certainRead More →

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HB4116 Next Post Coming Soon…▶ I make a habit of counting the number of reloads I make by keeping a tally of primer and bullet boxes. I’m not a hoarder and I don’t keep them, but I am detailed in my process. I reached an interesting number the other day.Read More →

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(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Paul Markel Just like clockwork, when people who don’t own or carry guns are faced with the reality that we live in a dangerous, uncertain world, they look to their “gun friends” for advice. Sometimes this is a personal situation. They’ve beenRead More →

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GSL Defense Training Image by Jeff Schwarm Next Post Coming Soon…▶ “This is fun!” That’s how one of GSL Defense Training’s new instructors described her first time volunteering at one of the nation’s longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camps in Bloomington this past weekend. GSL Defense Training image by Jeff SchwarmRead More →

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Bigstock Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Reader Rebecca Platt writes . . . I was seven years old when I had my first experience with a gun. My father was target shooting with some friends and asked me if I wanted to try. His stable hands enveloped mine as I triedRead More →

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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ [ED: We last bumped this post three years ago during the Great Pandemic Gun Buying Run of 2020. But as even mainstream media outlets have had to acknowledge, more Americans continue to buy firearms at a noteworthy pace. That includes groups that the clueless always assumedRead More →

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Courtesy DrewR Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By DrewR A large percentage of the People of the Gun are relegated to shooting in a “static” or restrictive range, often indoors and sometimes lorded over by a range master calling when to fire and when to stop. I’ve been there and IRead More →

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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Whether you’re turning an existing pistol or rifle into a short barreled rifle (SBR), sawing off the barrel on your shotgun to create an SBS, or making your own silencer, you’ll need to first file and receive approval on the ATF Form 1 and pay yourRead More →