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Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Wisconsin –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms collectors and firearms owners I believe are two different groups of gun people who share a common interest in the same genre,,, that of privately owning firearms. A firearms owner is a person who buys different rifles, shotguns and handguns to

Recently, I was watching a popular TV show and, as usual, noticed some questionable gun handling in an otherwise fine production. Here are a couple of examples. One of the main characters, a deputy sheriff, carries a revolver. It looks to me like a 6-inch Smith & Wesson Model 28. That’s all

Given the hustle and bustle of our daily lives and the fact many of us live quite a ways from a shooting range, we can’t always get in the amount of defensive shooting practice we need. This is one of the reasons dry-fire drills are worth doing. Dry practice is

There are several conditions of readiness in which to keep your home-defense shotgun in preparation for an emergency. Here’s a rundown of the most common ones, followed by some pros, cons and opinions. Condition Zero A few people, though not many, advocate keeping a dedicated home-defense shotgun in Condition Zero:

Be it a terrorist attack, home invasion, active shooting or other undesired event, violent physical attacks on individuals who are unaware and unprepared for them are, sadly, becoming the new normal. Those who are aware and prepared are concerned about self-defense and protecting their family. What separates the prepared from

What’s mechanical offset and how do you deal with it? If you have an optic on a firearm, particularly a rifle, the line-of-sight through the scope is higher than the center of the bore, and that difference is what we call offset. In other words, when you take a shot

In the 1939 cinematic masterpiece that defined him, “Stagecoach” actor John Wayne’s Ringo Kid prepared for the fight with the evil Plummer brothers. These three scoundrels attempted to get an unfair advantage by arming one of their number with a shotgun loaded with buckshot. Thus was the public perception of

“If the central government has the authority to tell a state it must accept permits from all the other states, then it also has the authority to tell a state it may not accept a concealed permit from any other states. If the central government can do these things it

Got sunscreen? Responsible firearm enthusiasts focus on safety 24/7, 365-days a year. Yet, there’s one thing that goes ignored altogether too often—minimizing exposure to the sun’s potentially deadly ultraviolet rays while at the bench or shooting a match. No, violations of what should be a primary safety rule for anyone

Davidson’s has added two new exclusive Rugers to its catalog, the Ruger American Compact Pistol in 9 mm with Flat Dark Earth frame and Patriot Brown slide, and the GP100 in .22 LR with a 4″ barrel. “These pistols are great new additions to the Davidson’s Exclusive product line,” said