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FIREARMS DURING THE FIRST THANKSGIVING

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The feast enjoyed on the first Thanksgiving didn’t hunt itself! The Pilgrims had to forage and hunt before setting the table. Here’s a list of the firearms used during the First Thanksgiving. Imagine the feeling of stepping off a 100-foot-long wooden ship onto the virgin shores of Plymouth, Massachusetts, as the first colonial settlers. They…

MOST POPULAR FIREARMS THROUGHOUT THE STATES

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Certainly, every gun enthusiast has their favorite firearm, but what about each state?  Just as the most popular firearms vary from person to person, iconic guns also vary from state to state. Did you know that eight of the fifty states actually have an Official State Firearm? In fact, Utah legislature became the first to name…

GUNS OF THE SKY THROUGHOUT HISTORY

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Embark on a journey throughout history and learn about some of the most infamous guns of the sky – devastating aircraft-based weapons. Back in the early 1900s, airplanes were considered a novel concept, a daring accomplishment, and an unproven innovation that hadn’t really found its niche in society. But along came World War I and…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GUN PROTECTION ACCESSORIES

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Proper vision and hearing protection is always necessary when shooting any sort of firearm – are you using the right gear to protect your eyes and ears? Whether you spend the majority of your time at the range punching paper targets, sniping at steel gongs set out hundreds of yards away, moving with tactical precision…

THE BENEFITS OF GUN OWNERSHIP

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Owning a gun, learning to shoot it effectively, maintaining gun responsibility, and spending time at the range can be incredibly rewarding. You’ve purchased your new firearm, taken the required safety classes, and you’re ready to work your way through a bevy of advanced training courses that will make you an even more confident shooter. Even…

SHOOTING THE GUNS FROM YOUR FAVORITE VIDEO GAMES

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If you’ve spent days on end playing games like Call of Duty: Black Ops, Big Game Hunter, or Wolfenstein: The New Order, then you might know a thing or two about guns and their tactical applications.  But if you’re getting pretty good at engaging the enemy from the safety and security of your couch, it…

THE FASTEST FIRING GUNS IN THE WORLD

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Back in the days of the American Revolution, a good soldier could complete two well-aimed, accurate shots in 60 seconds or less. Fast forward to the Civil War and that figure doubled to nearly four shots a minute for a highly-trained marksman. WWI saw the use of the 1914 machine gun, which took the Civil War…

CHANNEL YOUR INNER JAMES BOND

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Bond movies are beloved by gun enthusiasts from around the world. The intro even features a “glimpse down a gun barrel” motif before the opening credits as each movie kicks off. It’s only fitting that we take a look at the memorable weapons used by Bond and his enemies throughout the last 55 years of…