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  1. The AR-15 – Why It's My Favorite Firearm

    The AR-15 – Why It's My Favorite Firearm

    Meaghan takes you through why she's a big fan of the AR platform. The AR-15 (ArmaLite Rifle) is my favorite firearm platform. I prefer it over other rifles, handguns, and shotguns. I may be a little partial to it since it is the first firearm I ever shot. There are many reasons why people prefer the AR-15 platform over other...
  2. Slimline Shootout - Glock 43 vs. Glock 43X vs. Glock 48

    Slimline Shootout - Glock 43 vs. Glock 43X vs. Glock 48

    Glock's slimline series encapsulates their single-stack designs. These are fairly small when you look at the totality of the Glock lineup. They include the .380 ACP Glock 42, the 45 ACP Glock 36, and the 9mm triplets, the G43, G43X, and G48. Today we are going to talk about the 9mm triplets and hopefully find the right slimline Glock pistol...
  3. Considerations When Choosing a Gun Safe

    Considerations When Choosing a Gun Safe

    You should have a secure location to store your guns to keep them protected and out of the wrong hands. The wrong hands are not only intruders but kids that may live at home or be visiting. It does not matter if you only have one gun or a collection, and some insurance providers might even give you a discount...
  4. Bizarre Carry Guns - Only the Weird Survive Here

    Bizarre Carry Guns - Only the Weird Survive Here

    Concealed carry ain't what it used to me. And that's probably a good thing. Concealed carry guns go through a few phases. We went through the pocket .380 ACPs to the single stack 9mms up into the micro compacts ever since I started carrying. Do you know what creates new and better guns? Innovation, and sometimes innovation creates oddities, and...
  5. Dry-Fire Training, Part 1 - Why It's Important

    Dry-Fire Training, Part 1 - Why It's Important

    When it comes to improving your skills with firearms, dry-fire training is equally as important as live-fire training. The term “dry-fire” means your magazine and firearm are “dry” of ammunition. The term “live-fire” refers to your firearm and magazine being filled with “live” ammunition. Training regularly with your firearm builds and maintains the neural pathways between your brain and muscles...
  6. Smith and Wesson Gun Finishes and How They Are Applied

    Smith and Wesson Gun Finishes and How They Are Applied

    How does legacy brand Smith & Wesson make their guns looks so good? One of the primary goals of applying gun finishes is to protect a handgun against corrosion. Until recently, they often made guns out of stainless steel, or manufacturers blued the steel. Both can withstand everyday use and provide corrosion resistance. Traditionally, bluing was the most popular finish. Manufacturers...

Concealed Carry

  1. Slimline Shootout - Glock 43 vs. Glock 43X vs. Glock 48

    Slimline Shootout - Glock 43 vs. Glock 43X vs. Glock 48

    Glock's slimline series encapsulates their single-stack designs. These are fairly small when you look at the totality of the Glock lineup. They include the .380 ACP Glock 42, the 45 ACP Glock 36, and the 9mm triplets, the G43, G43X, and G48. Today we are going to talk about the 9mm triplets and hopefully find the right slimline Glock pistol...
  2. Smith and Wesson Gun Finishes and How They Are Applied

    Smith and Wesson Gun Finishes and How They Are Applied

    How does legacy brand Smith & Wesson make their guns looks so good? One of the primary goals of applying gun finishes is to protect a handgun against corrosion. Until recently, they often made guns out of stainless steel, or manufacturers blued the steel. Both can withstand everyday use and provide corrosion resistance. Traditionally, bluing was the most popular finish. Manufacturers...
  3. Walther PDP F-Series Review

    Walther PDP F-Series Review

    Walther Arms has released several new pistols over the last few years, including their Q5 match polymer and steel frame pistol and the all-new PDP. Shortly after the PDP, the PDP-F series was released, a gun model designed for the average female's hand size. While the slim design and the slide length options are what sets this gun apart from...