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Top 4 Most Important Active Firearm Safety Systems

A tutorial on the active safety systems you may find on a gun, and what they do.

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...

NRA Family Vacations: Cody Firearms Museum

Located at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, it's a must-see for NRA Families!

8 Simple Tips For Choosing the Best Binocular or Riflescope

You can't hit your target if you can't see it...so here's how to get the best view.

Frangible Ammunition: Pros, Cons & Myths

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

NRA Family Favorites: April 23, 2022

Don't miss this! Here are our favorite stories from the entire NRA Family of publications this week.

5 Fast, Affordable Gun Upgrades You (Yes, You) Can Do

You don’t have to be mechanically inclined to customize your favorite firearm.

The Great Double-Barrel Debate: Side-By-Side vs. Over/Under Shotguns

Side-by-side shotguns used to be everywhere, but the over/under is taking over. What gives?

The Surprising Story of the Humble Pump-Action Shotgun

Some of what you think you know just isn't so!

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