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What is Accuracy?

What is accuracy? Is one gun more accurate than another? There is a lot thrown out whether a certain pistol is more accurate than another type or brand. You might hear how one might group better than others.

Decorating a Gun or “Gun-oration”

This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard Decorating a Gun You’ve found your perfect gun. Now you’d like to personalize it. There are a few simple and affordable things you can do yourself for customizing your firearm. First, you can start with some non-basic grip screws and side panel grips. You can choose color, […]

Can Shooting with a Laser Improve Your Shooting

I have to admit, I haven’t done a lot of shooting with a laser. We had some in my units in the military but I never got comfortable with them. At the same time, a lot of people swear by them.

5 Top Guns for Home Defense

The question always comes up, “Which gun is best for home defense?” The answer, as with a lot of things, “It depends.” Then usually you get the next question, What type of gun is best for home defense?”

Home Defense Thoughts

This is a guest post by SOFAS_TACTICS Home Defense Thoughts Home is supposed to be the bastion of security, unfortunately that’s not always the case. Statistics have shown that most robberies take place during the day while you are at work.

Loading and Unloading a Semi Auto

  As with most shooting tasks, loading and unloading seems pretty straight forward. Add in darkness, stress and maybe someone shooting at you, it can be pretty hard. Also you want to make sure you do it in a safe manner, whether on the training range or in a gunfight.

What You Got Wrong About Steel Armor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts We recently ran an article about level III steel armor that prompted some people to conclude that level III armor was entirely worthless while others wondered why an ordinary person would even want armor. Let’s address both of those issues.

Why Less Lethal Ammo is a Bad Idea

This is guest post by Andrew Betts Is less lethal ammo a good idea for home defense? It seems like a good idea, especially if your primary home defense gun is a shotgun.

Hillbilly Body Armor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts We recently wrote about how high velocity .223 Rem and 5.56x45mm can defeat body armor designed and rated to stop 7.62x51mm NATO.

Should You Choose a Glock?

The Glock has been around in the States for about 25 years now. It has its fans and haters. The Glock is a very good handgun for your home defense. Some reasons include:

Franchi’s Affinity Shotgun Review

  This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard As I first picked up the Affinity Shotgun, the quote “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” came to mind. The light weight, along with the shotgun’s  perfect balance was  immediately noticeable. It has a 26″ barrel, and empty, the Affinity weighs 5.6 pounds. For […]

SIG V-Crown – Has SIG Reinvented the Wheel?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Since its introduction, the SIG V-Crown has attracted significant attention. It is a line defense ammunition which is available in several calibers and loaded with a jacketed hollow point projectile manufactured by Sierra. The brass is nickel plated and head stamped “SIG”. On the surface it looks […]

4 Gun Myths That Will Get You Killed

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts 4 Gun Myths If you have been around guns long enough, you have probably run across an “expert” who has been kind enough to share his wisdom with you. He might have been wearing a greasy John Deere hat and overalls or he could have had his […]

Magpul Glock 17 Magazine Review

This is a guest post by JR Grounds After waiting what seemed like an eternity, I finally received my batch of Magpul Glock magazines. These were the new version which has been re-designed after Magpul had issues with the original attempt. A friend of mine had a new Glock 17 he needed to break in […]

Buying a Used Gun

New to you guns or buying a used gun This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Acquiring a firearm for personal protection doesn’t have to be an expensive undertaking. Gun shows and almost every gun store keep a stock of firearms for sale that are on consignment, or trade ins, etc. It is worth […]

Black Spider Red Dot Optic Review

Black Spider Red Dot Optic Review This is a guest post by JR Grounds If you have ever built an AR, you know the optic can end up being as much as the rifle, and even a good red dot will run you several hundred dollars. At least, until now.

Polycase ARX Inceptor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts The oddly named Polycase ARX Inceptor does not have a polymer case. It has a brass case and the projectile is composed of injection molded polymer and powdered metal. The manufacturer says that it can produce wounds like those seen from rifles and manufacturers never exaggerate their […]

Shooting for Survival

I have to admit that I’m a sucker for the old FBI training videos. There’s a lot of wisdom in them. We found a good one, “Shooting for Survival.” This one concentrates on shooting from cover. Remember the old saying, “If you are shooting from behind cover, you should be moving towards it.”

The American Kalashnikov

by Zach Dunn Not that long ago, the AK series of rifles were something of a rarity in the United States. When I first started shooting, it was common to see an AR-15 or an M1A, but it was seldom when a shooter would show up with a Kalashnikov. Most of the AKs in those […]

Battle Rifles for Home Defense?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Just like the adults in Ralphie’s life, “You’ll shoot through the whole neighborhood!” is the inevitable response whenever a person admits they have chosen a battle rifle for home defense. It certainly does seem to be a poor choice for home defense at an intuitive level. A […]

Texas Defender Review

This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard Texas Defender Review When you think of guns from the “Wild West”, a Derringer is always on the list. For such a simple gun, it has a huge presence. I was  excited to see the changes from the antique Derringer “pocket pistol” (which I inherited from my papa) to […]

Gun Owners – This is Who We Are

This s a guest post post by Andrew Bates There are a lot of misconceptions out there about who gun owners are. If you didn’t know any better, you might think we were all like Burt Gummer from Tremors.

Home Defense Weapon Sights

Home Defense Weapon Sights This is a guest post by Almo Gregor at RifleOpticsWorld.com The rifle is quickly becoming one of the most popular options for home defense. The rifle, specifically carbines like the AR 15 are the highest selling weapons in the United States. The carbine makes sense as a home defense weapon, it’s […]

The Seecamp LWS-32 – Best Pocket Pistol

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Mike S. When asked what the best self-defense pistol on the market is, the author usually replies with the same answer 99% of the time: “Seecamp LWS-32”. The main reason is because that is what is kept in the front right pocket about 99% of the time.

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