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What is Rifling Twist Rate?

You hear a lot about it...so what does it mean?

Reviewed: North American Arms' Guardian .32 ACP

Tiny, stripped-down and all-business, this little CCW pistol deserves a look.

Buying .22LR: What You Need to Know

More ammunition is hitting shelves! Here's how to choose what you really need.

Shotgun Choke Explained Simply (No Math, We Promise)

Don't get tangled up in quadratic equations; the basics of shotgun choke are all you...

Throwback Thursday: What's a Sten Gun?

On D-Day, the Sten gun served as a drum while the bagpipes played the soldiers...

Ballistics Made Simple

Here's what the sweet science of ballistics means to you...explained in plain English.

Handgun Hunting: Practice & Zeroing-In

Here's how to set your hunting handgun up for success.

Gun Safety: Squib Loads

Well, THAT just didn't sound right...what to do now?

Gun Safety Tips: Bore Obstructions

An important but little-addressed gun-safety topic.

Which Ammunition For Which Game Animal?

Going hunting? Here's how to pick the ammo you need.

Frangible Ammunition: Pros, Cons & Myths

How is frangible ammo different, and should you use it?

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Sabots, Buckshot & Blanks

Here are three less-common types of ammunition...and some very important things to know about them.

Tested: Henry Big Boy X Defensive Lever-Action Rifle

It's got that tacticool utility, with all the same lever-action reliability. What's not to love?

What is Ballistics?

The simple version of a remarkably complex subject.

The 10 Types of Bullets (& 5 Bases)

If you can name more than three of these off the top of your head,...

Armed Self-Defense: What is Cover?

"Get to cover," they say. But what do they mean?

How Are Gun Barrels Enhanced?

Not all gun barrels are created equal...but there are ways to improve them.

8 Gun Safety Rules You May Not Have Heard Of

Gun safety goes well beyond the "Big Three."

Ballistics Made Simple

Here's what the sweet science of ballistics means to you...explained in plain English.
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