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The Problem: A few days ago, one of the better shooters in your club, who is right handed, came to your monthly training session outfitted with left-handed gear. After a little chiding and questions, more out of curiosity as to why the new get-up, his comment was “it makes you

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives issued a strong statement in support of the Second Amendment by passing H.J. Res. 40, which would repeal Barack Obama’s scandalous attempt to grab guns from thousands of law-abiding Social Security Administration (SSA) beneficiaries.  Since then, anti-gunners and their media collaborators have been

Reports have shown that the second-highest-ranking official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives recently wrote a proposal to reduce gun regulations—including examining a possible end to the ban on importing assault weapons into the United States. However, for many, that may not be the most exciting part.

During my behind the scenes tour of the U.S. Glock factory, I saw a lot of things and many thoughts, dreams, and desires drifted through my mind. At that time, I was one of only 11 editors invited to the unveiling of the secret release of the Glock G43. At

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. The semi-automatic firearm is so standard now that many accept it as the way firearms have always worked. Truth is, getting a workable semi-automatic was as groundbreaking as the repeating firearm or center-fire primer. Like so many innovations, the semi-automatic firearm is older than

Article first appeared at Cheaper than Dirt. With the great and growing abundance of concealed carry permits, as Americans exercise their rights and commons sense, and with a political climate that currently nurtures such progress, armed citizens are flexing their political muscles and choosing to be responsible for their own

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Gold Point, Nevada –-( Film and television company REEL MAGIC PRODUCTIONS announced that its upcoming television series OUR FATHERS’ GUNS has begun production. Slated to be aired on NETFLIX late in 2017, Our Fathers’ Guns is a pro-firearms series that is designed to entertain

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. Sometimes, you can’t leave well-enough alone, you know? The AR-15 platform is both blessed and cursed with modularity—it is very easy to change parts out as whim or need strike. Even in the realm of custom or semi-custom rifles, it’s not uncommon to see

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. Bullets predated firearms by centuries. Two millennia ago, sling bullets cast from clay, stone and lead were used in battle, and in the second century A.D. the Romans took it  further with whistling bullets. Those were made by casting 1-ounce lead balls and drilling

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. Sheer coincidence has had me shooting 1911-pattern pistols more in the last few months than I had for the previous five years. See, from about 2003 through 2011, I was a die-hard 1911 True Believer. I figured that every serious handgun shooter would eventually