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A Guide to Understanding Handgun and Rifle Calibers

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If you’re new to the world of guns and shooting, there’s a lot of jargon you might overhear at the range or at the gun shop that might be confusing at the very least. Whether it’s a magazine versus a clip or even the finer points of ballistics, the lexicon of firearms is vast. One…

How to Train a Hunting Dog

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Hunting dogs, also called gun dogs, find and retrieve game for hunters. There is no such thing as the best all-around hunting dog. Still, there are best breeds for certain kinds of hunting, including:  American Foxhound for deer Pudelpointer for versatility Retrievers Setters Spaniels for birds There is lots of gear available for training and…

What Classifies a Firearm as an Assault Rifle?

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What is an assault rifle? That depends on who’s answering the question. Gun owners call the term meaningless. “Assault” is a verb, not an adjective. And any weapon is useful in defense as well as attack. However, most militaries categorize weapons capable of select fire (where the shooter chooses fully automatic or semi-automatic) as assault…

How To Improve Your Shooting Accuracy As A New Shooter

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If you are new to shooting or a novice looking wanting to improve your shooting accuracy, here are some tips on how to perfect your aim. Stance & Grip Your feet should be on solid ground, about shoulder-width apart. Lean slightly forward. A tight grip can help control the recoil and help you get your…

How Safe Is an Indoor Shooting Range?

  Man shooting rifle at indoor range If you’ve thought about visiting an indoor shooting range for some target practice or to share a fun experience with your friends, you may have questions about how safe…

Glossary of Basic Firearm Terms

Handgun and bullets If you’re unfamiliar with guns or basic shooting terminology, you’re not alone! Many people are hesitant to test their aiming skills at a shooting range because they assume they’ll be surrounded by firearm…

How to Get a Concealed Carry Permit in Nevada

Man concealing gun For professionally trained adults with shooting experience, obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon (CCW) is possible in Nevada. Keeping you and your loved ones safe with a CCW is definitely something…

Which is More Effective- Shooting with One Eye Open or Two?

Shooting instructor helping customer If you’ve ever shot a gun before, you likely started out the way most people do – closing one eye to aim while looking towards your target. However, some experienced gun owners…