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3 Big Bright Front Sights You Need In Your Life

Focusing on the front sight is so much easier when it's big and bright.

Home Defense for Newbies: Pistol-Grip-Only Shotguns vs. Pistol-Caliber Carbines

Both platforms are excellent choices, but there are some things newbies need to know.

4 Gun-Handling Lessons I Learned the Hard Way (So You Don't Have To)

Pride lost. Experience gained. An account of one veteran shooter’s mistakes.

Shooting Tips: The Importance of Balance

When it comes to punching bullseyes, you've got to stay on the level.

How to Safely Reholster Your Handgun

“Be very, very careful when you holster a firearm.”

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

What happens inside the gun determines what happens outside of it.

7 Things to Know About Your First Time at the Range

It won’t be quite like the movies…it’ll be better.

Did You Just Buy a Gun? Here's What to Do Next

Many Americans are buying their first firearm ever. Here are the safety basics you MUST...

How to Point Your Gun In a Safe Direction

Rule #2...Never let your muzzle cover anything that you are not willing to destroy.

Top 4 Tips to Tame Recoil

You can learn to control it and shoot better...even with hard-kicking guns.

10 Ways to Help Teach Safe Gun Handling

Taking a new shooter under your wing is a noble undertaking. Here's how to do...

Family Defense Strategies: Talking to Kids

Include your entire family, including the youngest members, in your plan.

How to Break In a Gun Barrel

Yes, even the best rifled barrels need a break-in.

How to Carry a Handgun Afield

How to have peace of mind outdoors...without having your piece always on your mind.
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