Caliber can refer to either the internal diameter of the barrel of a firearm or the diameter of the bullet. Bullet refers to the metal projectile released when the gun fires, while cartridge refers to the entire unit (including the bullet, propellant, and primer) that...Read More
February 27, 2023
In 2012, the pistol stabilizing brace–a component piece that connects a firearm to a shooter’s arm for added support and increased accuracy–was created for disabled sportsmen that could only manipulate a firearm with the use of one hand.1 After the stabilizing brace was submitted to...Read More
January 31, 2023
Cleaning a firearm at home can be easy with the correct information and tools. Proper maintenance goes a long way to keep firearms performing well. Whether you own a shotgun, rifle, or handgun, cleaning supplies and equipment are basically the same.
What You Will Need To...Read More
January 24, 2023
When walking through the gun store, it can be overwhelming to see all the different types of ammo. What's more, each type has its own pros and cons, which makes choosing a type of ammo even harder. So what do you need to know about...Read More
November 14, 2022
Whether you carry a firearm or a knife, have outstanding empty-handed skills, or the best Shoe-Fu (running) in the world, the problem with any self-defense is in the title: defense. By its very nature, you are already behind as someone else has decided the when...Read More
November 7, 2022
Everyday Concealed Carry handgun options come down to personal choice. We like what we feel fits well with our ergonomics and lifestyle.
It’s a challenge to find the “perfect” handgun for everyday carry. Most people, especially those new to firearms, think a smaller size is the...Read More
November 7, 2022
We’ve heard the term used in sports and in shooting, especially when training on the range. What does this mean and how do we implement this in our handgun training regimen?
Aiming Small When Training on the Range
"Aim small" is focusing on a small part of...Read More
Did you know that more than 70 percent of self-defense encounters with a firearm occur around 20 feet and closer? That’s why most concealed carry qualifications (including North Carolina’s) are three yards, five yards, and seven yards (21 feet).
Target Distance Issues
When working on the range, it is common for us...Read More