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How Do Guns Work? Part 2

The "nuts and bolts" of the cycle of operation, continued.

How Do Guns Work? Part 1

The "nuts and bolts" of the cycle of operation.

How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

The sweet science of terminal ballistics helps you determine which cartridge is best for you and your gun.

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

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

Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 2

Understanding how your gun's iron sights work will improve your shooting.

5 Need-To-Know Trigger Terms To Help You Shoot Better

Okay, what's "trigger creep"? And "take-up"? We explain those terms you keep reading in gun reviews.

Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 1

We've talked a lot about how guns function. Here's how to make them really work for you.

How Do Guns Work? Break-Action & Double-Barrel Triggers

How the fire control systems of more "traditional" long guns work.

Semi-Auto and Pump-Action Long Gun Triggers

The latest in our "How Do Guns Work" series.

How Do Guns Work? Revolver Trigger Types

SA, DA/SA, DAO...we translate the acronyms into English.

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