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The Benefits of Gun Ownership

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…

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September 19, 2017

How Gun Owners Feel About the Possible Future of Smart Gun Technology

It might sound great on paper, but is Smart Gun technology likely to be adopted by America’s gun owners? The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is one that has been fought over and debated about for decades. It only makes sense that any change in the world of firearms will be approached…

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September 15, 2017

Shooting the Guns from Your Favorite Video Games

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…

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August 28, 2017

The Fastest Firing Guns in the World

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…

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April 28, 2017

Channel Your Inner James Bond

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…

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February 15, 2017

How to Properly Clean Your Gun

You’ve finished your session at the range. Your guns are safely stored away in a locked case, remaining rounds are put away, and your “eyes and ears” are tucked away in your range bag. You’ve just had a blast at the shooting range, but as you walk out you can already hear that little voice…

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January 30, 2017

5 Ways to Show Appreciation on Veterans Day

Veterans Day means something different to each of us. Maybe you’ve fought in a conflict at some point throughout your own military career or you have a son or daughter who is currently in active duty somewhere in the world. Perhaps you simply respect and admire the courage and tenacity required to exist in today’s…

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November 9, 2016

History of Veterans Day

Ask the average person on the street to differentiate between Memorial Day and Veterans Day and you might end up receiving a quizzical stare. With so many of us looking forward to the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, it is vital that we look at November 11th as a holiday of reverence, and not simply another reason…

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November 8, 2016

The Incredible History of Sig Sauer

SIG Sauer is a namesake synonymous with engineering excellence, consistent and reliable performance, and continual innovation. Here’s the rich history behind how they got started.   In 1853, Friedrich Peyer im Hof, Heinrich Moser, and Johann Conrad Neher founded Schweizerische Waggon Fabrik, which translates into Swiss Wagon Factory in English. The group pooled their engineering…

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September 12, 2016

Exploring the Top 5 Guns Used for Sharpshooting

When assembling a report of the most accurate weapons, namely those used for sharpshooting, you’d think that five heavy-barreled, bolt-action rifles would flush out the list. While bolt-action rifles are generally considered to house the most accurate fundamental gun design, skilled marksmen throughout history have proven that accuracy is only partially attributable to the machine. The shooter…

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March 29, 2016