What Is an Assault Weapon?

What Is an Assault Weapon?

Gun control is a very contentious issue in national politics. There are many flashpoints in the broader debate, but one of them is the issue of more regulation or even bans on assault weapons. One big problem fueling this political debate is that not everyone can agree on a standard definition of assault weapons. What…

Clip vs. Magazine: What’s the Difference?

Clip vs. Magazine: What’s the Difference?

If you don’t know much about firearms outside of watching action movies or detective shows, you may not know the difference between common gun terminology. There is a good chance you have heard “clips” and “magazines” being used interchangeably. However, it may surprise you to learn that they are not the same thing! Our expert…

Sound Like A Pro: Types of Actions When Dealing With Guns

Sound Like A Pro: Types of Actions When Dealing With Guns

If you don’t know much about firearms, the idea of shooting a gun might seem complicated. However, with the proper firearm training and practice, indoor shooting range time is a fun and thrilling experience! Knowing the types of actions can help you feel more comfortable and confident when handling a gun. Our professional Las Vegas…

What Are the 7 Fundamentals of Marksmanship?
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What Are the 7 Fundamentals of Marksmanship?

Marksmanship is a precise skill that requires focus, practice, and routine steps for safe and accurate shots. Learning to handle a firearm properly and refining your craft will help you become a safer, more precise gun handler. Our certified firearms instructors share the fundamentals of marksmanship and why each is important. Gun Safety Comes First…

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

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,…

How Muscle Memory Works in Firearms Training
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How Muscle Memory Works in Firearms Training

It turns out there is truth and science behind the saying, “Practice makes perfect.” Even simple, everyday actions involve an intricate process of moving many different muscles to make it happen. However, we never really think about a lot of what we do, such as putting one foot in front of the other or reaching…

Virtual Gun Ranges vs. Real Gun Ranges
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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…

Greatest Firearms in History

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…

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

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…

Popular Modifications for Rifles and Handguns

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…