As inflation continues to eat away at our money, and the world at our time, the ability to train with your firearm extensively or regularly has become more goal than reality for most. Going to the range less frequently and firing fewer rounds when you do go have become a necessary sacrifice for many shooters. […]

Try Before You Buy

As someone who might be unfamiliar with firearms, the process can seem daunting. Brands, calibers, sizes, capacities, and relevant features go on seemingly endlessly.  Buying a firearm isn’t as easy as buying one that fits in your hand the best and going home with it.  A useful approach to the decision-making process is to look […]

Significant Women in Firearms History

The American West We begin our journey through history with one of the most formative times in American history, the settlement of the Western half of this nation. Through that tumultuous history, women played vital roles. Often, those roles meant rearing children, cooking, sewing, and cleaning. A select few women, however, were true mavericks. The […]

Solving Shooting Problems Before They Start 

Make no mistake, shooting is difficult. Since the invention of gun powder mankind has been on a constant progression towards proficiency with projectile weapons. What we’re going to do is shave some of that curve and help you build confidence, allowing you to enjoy the outcome faster.  Let’s start with picking the right tool. Is […]


There are fewer parts of the shooting experience more personalized than the trigger press. Understanding the differences in triggers will help you find the right one for your use and firearm platform. Everyone has their preferences on what an “ideal” trigger feels like – a metric that is inherently subjective and difficult to quantify. For […]

Home Defense for the Family Unit

We have already discussed home defense planning in a previous article but, when you start adding family members to the mix of violent encounters, things become exponentially more complicated. Which is why having a plan not just for yourself, but for everyone in your household, is vital to ensuring the best possible outcome for all […]

The Myriad of Ways to Carry Concealed

The number of ways you can carry a handgun for personal protection is almost as vast as the number of firearms available to choose from. Since the advent of pistols themselves, humans have come up with a variety of ingenious and sometimes risky methods of concealing firearms. We’re going to focus on the concealed carry […]

Ammunition Selection

It would probably be impossible to count the number of places that exist on the internet dedicated to “the best gun” or “how to choose a gun”. There are, unfortunately, far fewer outlets taking the time to educate consumers on the nuances of ammunition selection. The unfortunate irony is that, ultimately, the ammunition you load […]

What To Know When Traveling With Firearms

Much like traveling for any extended period, preparation is key when traveling with firearms. If you understand the rules and know how they apply where you are going, you’ll have a hassle-free experience. On the other hand, if you don’t understand what you’re walking into your trip can be severely impacted by bringing a firearm […]

Travel Security

We previously discussed how to travel with firearms for personal protection on the road. But there are a number of reasons why you may not be able to travel with a firearm at all. Whether this is because of your required routes/stops in prohibitive areas, business travel which prevents the carry of firearms, or you’re […]

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