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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

5 Reasons the Gun Range Is the Perfect Date Night Destination

If you’re looking for a unique date night idea that is sure to leave an impression, an exciting experience at the shooting range may be just what you need! Dinner and a movie might be nice, but a shooting range date night brings a thrilling and creative element you won’t get anywhere else. Whether it’s…

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February 2, 2021

What You Need To Know About Teaching Your Child To Shoot

So, you’re ready to teach your kids to shoot. What should you know before you start? Timing, safety, gear, and location are essential to a first shooting lesson. Here’s everything you need to know before you teach your kids to shoot: TIMING IS EVERYTHING When it comes to shooting, maturity and desire matter more than…

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January 13, 2021

Ammo Shortage of 2020: How Long Will It Last?

How long will the ammo shortage of 2020 last? Unfortunately, ammunition manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers expect supplies to be scarce until summer 2021 and possibly later. If you need ammo, especially common concealed carry and home-defense handgun calibers, you may be in for a long wait. In August 2020, Olin, the parent company of Winchester…

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December 23, 2020

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 to Know About Gun Laws With a Biden Administration

With a Biden administration starting in 2021, guns, gun rights, and gun safety/control are hot topics of discussion and debate. Gun rights advocates are concerned about actions the new president will take against gun ownership. Gun control activists are optimistic that the new administration will curb the epidemic of gun violence in the United States….

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November 26, 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

How to Pack a Range Bag

You want to go out shooting and headed to your favorite shooting range. You have a gun and ammo. All set, right? Not quite. You need gear (in addition to the gun and ammo) and a bag to carry it. Your equipment and bag are personal — just as individual as your gun, ammo, and…

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October 28, 2020

Best Pistols to Consider Concealed Carry (CCW)

One of the most common questions we’re asked by those who have just completed their CCW certification and licensing is “what type of gun should I carry?” That’s a tough question to answer! In fact, ask a group of CCW permit holders this same question and you’ll get answers that range from “I only carry Glocks” to “A…

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October 12, 2020

Best Rifle Scopes of 2020

Rifle scopes come in countless styles, configurations, and price points. Finding one that fits your budget and your needs really depends on your preferences. Do you need a short-range scope for home defense and close-up targets? A long-range scope for hunting and competition? A scope that fits various situations? No matter what, there is a…

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September 29, 2020

How To Improve Your Shooting Accuracy As A New Shooter

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…

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September 16, 2020

Can You Legally Own a Machine Gun?

Some gun enthusiasts may be wondering if they can legally add a machine gun to their collection. While machine guns are heavily regulated and generally difficult to obtain, it is possible to legally own this type of firearm if you meet certain requirements. In fact, many hobbyists see the machine gun as the ultimate addition…

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March 13, 2020