hinge-action shotgun with ruptured barrel; this is very bad

Why Shooters Should ALWAYS Wear Eye & Ear Protection

We may sound like your mom insisting you wear your mittens, but this is more serious than frostbitten fingertips.

What's the Difference Between Gas-Operated & Inertia-Driven Shotguns?

A semi-auto is a semi-auto, right? Not exactly. Each shotgun type has its pros and cons; here's what newbies need to know.

Throwback Thursday: Guns of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Imagine a family feud so ferocious it left a mark on the language...

Throwback Thursday: Lewis and Clark’s Air Rifle

A lone air-powered gun served as a Potemkin village in motion for the explorers.

3 Ways to Perfect Your Marksmanship Without Ammunition

Ammo shortage got you down? No worries! You can practice safely at home.

Throwback Thursday: Defeat of the Spanish Armada

Either the greatest maritime disaster or greatest military miracle of the 16th Century.

Throwback Thursday: Roger Bacon

This Thirteenth-Century philosopher helped usher in the age of gunpowder in the West.

Throwback Thursday: the Legend of Kit Carson

This trapper, scout, explorer, Indian agent, soldier and rancher became something of a legend.

Why Muzzleloading Still Rules

This "blast from the past" way to hunt is anything but primitive.

Throwback Thursday: History of Punt Guns

This old (and now illegal) method of market hunting has a fascinating history.

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