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What is Grain Weight and How Does It Affect Shooting Performance?

While hunters and marksmanship enthusiasts are more familiar with how grain affects shooting performance, the average American gun owner does not understand the importance of making this part of their criteria when purchasing rounds. The team at The Range 702 explains why you should pay attention to grain weight and its effect on recoil, trajectory,…

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January 22, 2022

Virtual Gun Ranges vs. Real Gun Ranges

A relatively prevalent debate is ongoing in regard to the pros and cons associated with virtual gun ranges versus real gun ranges. The best way to make a decision regarding the merits of a virtual versus a real-world gun range is to understand a few important factors about both types. There are a number of…

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September 30, 2021

Greatest Firearms in History

The next time you’re at the range, make sure you refer back to the weapons on this list so you can shoot a pistol, revolver, shotgun, rifle, or machine gun that has staked its claim as one of the most important guns. Some of these have proven themselves on the battlefield. Others have found their…

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September 24, 2021

What’s the Difference Between Sub-Machine and Light-Machine Guns?

Many of us tend to refer to any mean-looking rifle with a big, detachable box magazine as a machine gun, but this isn’t entirely accurate. In fact, the term “machine gun” is essentially defined as a gun that fires bullets in rapid succession for as long as the trigger is pressed. This means that one…

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September 9, 2021

Popular Modifications for Rifles and Handguns

For gun owners and firearm enthusiasts, making upgrades to handguns and rifles is a great way to boost performance and enhance the overall shooting experience. Avid shooters are always finding ways to become better, faster, and more accurate by investing in upgrades that will make a difference. If you’re considering upgrading your gun, here are…

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August 24, 2021

How to Get a Concealed Carry Permit in Nevada

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 you can train for and do responsibly. If you meet all the requirements and qualifications, a person can legally carry a concealed…

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June 21, 2021

5 Therapeutic Benefits of Shooting at a Gun Range

We all deal with stress throughout our lives, even for the most laid back and easygoing among us. In our primitive days, early humans relied on stress to get them out of tight situations. There’s a problem, though. We rarely find ourselves in an actual life-or-death, fight-or-flight scenario in today’s modern world. We are more…

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March 10, 2021

A Guide to Understanding Handgun and Rifle Calibers

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…

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February 28, 2021

How to Train a Hunting Dog

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…

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December 12, 2020

What Classifies a Firearm as an Assault Rifle?

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…

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November 9, 2020

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