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What Is .350 Legend Ammo (6/28/2019) Ultimate Winchester 350 Legend Buyer’s Guide Introducing The Winchester .350 Legend Cartridge Winchester is one of the longest standing firearm companies in the industry. Throughout the company’s lifetime, it has been well-known and very much applauded by the gun community for its steady stream of innovation. The Winchester 30-30 was one of the first ballistics… Read More
Gold Vs Titanium Nitride Gun Parts (5/9/2019) Comparing Gold To Titanium Nitride Gun Coating Gold And Titanium Nitride Gun Coatings Many people desire their gun parts to be finished in Gold or Titanium Nitride (TiN). Some people desire their gun parts to be polished as well (especially in Gold and TiN). Part of the reason is because matte Gold finishes are very… Read More
What Is The Best AR-15 For Barrier Penetration (4/25/2019) Best AR-15 Setup For Barrier Penetration The AR-15 and Barrier Penetration The AR-15 is an incredibly powerful rifle. It has become a critical part of American gun culture, and many home owners consider their AR-15 one of their primary defenses. However, barrier penetration (both on the battlefield and off) is something to be thought of… Read More
Similarities Between The Piston Operated AR-15 And The AK47 (4/24/2019) Comparing the New AR-15 To The AK47 Similarities Between the New, Piston-Driven AR-15 and The AK47 The new AR design is REALLY COOL, but first, it is important to understand where the AR is coming from and why it changed. The traditional AR-15 design operated on a gas-impingement system. A gas-impingement system means the bullet… Read More
What Is The Best Infrared Optic For Close Quarters Combat (4/24/2019) Best Thermal Optics and Scopes For Close Quarters Combat (CQC) Why Are Thermal Optics Used In Close Quarters Combat? Some really respectable military officers who helped develop a variety of Close Quarters Combat systems (martial arts, weapons, and other defenses) agreed on the consensus definition of Close Quarters Combat (CQC) to be any type of… Read More
How Does a Silencer Affect a Bullet (4/21/2019) How a Silencer Affects a Bullet (Velocity, Drop, etc) What Is a Silencer? Silencers, also known as suppressors, are attachable gun parts that reduce the sound intensity and muzzle flash of a firearm shot. They are muzzle devices, attaching to the same end of the barrel where the bullet exits the gun. Realistically, no suppressor… Read More

The Complications Of Importing The AK-47 (5/17/2019) Regulations Concerning The Importing Of The AK-47 Can You Import An AK-47? The AK-47 is one of the most iconic assault rifles of all time. The AK is also known as the Avtomat Kalashnikov, after it’s designed, Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov. It has also grown to become one of the most desirable commodities in the firearm… Read More
What Types Of Optics Mount On An AK-47 (5/11/2019) Optics That Mount On The AK-47?Are There Optics For The AK-47? Are There Optics For The AK-47? The AK-47 is a well-respected, powerful assault rifle. It is gas-operated and has an automatic firing mode. The AK-47 is so popular that there were an estimated 85-90 million of them around the world, just a few years… Read More
Gold Vs Titanium Nitride Gun Parts (5/9/2019) Comparing Gold To Titanium Nitride Gun Coating Gold And Titanium Nitride Gun Coatings Many people desire their gun parts to be finished in Gold or Titanium Nitride (TiN). Some people desire their gun parts to be polished as well (especially in Gold and TiN). Part of the reason is because matte Gold finishes are very… Read More
Is The 7.62 NATO The Same As 7.62×39 (5/8/2019) Comparing 7.62 NATO to 7.62×39 Ammunition Why Are There Different Types of 7.62 Ammo? The 7.62 round has a long history and has remained relevant throughout all of its existence (even to this day). It is mostly known for its association with the AK-47 (7.62×39), but has been used in many other firearms as well.… Read More
Can 7.62 Kill A Bear (4/27/2019) Which 7.62 Round Is Better Against A Bear? Is 7.62 Effective Against A Bear? Bears are mighty big game and hunting them can become a dramatic showdown. Ensuring that the right round is loaded can make the difference between miss or kill, or even between life and death. Bears are extremely aggressive animals which have… Read More
Similarities Between The Piston Operated AR-15 And The AK47 (4/24/2019) Comparing the New AR-15 To The AK47 Similarities Between the New, Piston-Driven AR-15 and The AK47 The new AR design is REALLY COOL, but first, it is important to understand where the AR is coming from and why it changed. The traditional AR-15 design operated on a gas-impingement system. A gas-impingement system means the bullet… Read More

What Is The Difference Between A Shotgun Slug And Buckshot (5/17/2019) Comparing A Shotgun Slug To Buckshot About Shotgun Loads Shotguns can be a little confusing, as they use a few different terms from other types of firearms. They also can be used in highly versatile ways, which can create more confusion for a shotgun newbie. Some of the most common questions are typically related to… Read More
Is The 7.62 NATO The Same As 7.62×39 (5/8/2019) Comparing 7.62 NATO to 7.62×39 Ammunition Why Are There Different Types of 7.62 Ammo? The 7.62 round has a long history and has remained relevant throughout all of its existence (even to this day). It is mostly known for its association with the AK-47 (7.62×39), but has been used in many other firearms as well.… Read More
Difference Between Jacketed And Unjacketed Bullets (5/8/2019) What Is The Difference Between A Jacketed And Unjacketed Bullet? What Is A Full Metal Jacket Bullet Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) bullets refer to small-arms projectiles made of a soft core interior (usually this is lead), and a harder encased shell. The shell, or “jacket,” is commonly made of cupronickel, gliding metal or a steel… Read More
Can 7.62 Kill A Bear (4/27/2019) Which 7.62 Round Is Better Against A Bear? Is 7.62 Effective Against A Bear? Bears are mighty big game and hunting them can become a dramatic showdown. Ensuring that the right round is loaded can make the difference between miss or kill, or even between life and death. Bears are extremely aggressive animals which have… Read More
What Is The Best AR-15 For Barrier Penetration (4/25/2019) Best AR-15 Setup For Barrier Penetration The AR-15 and Barrier Penetration The AR-15 is an incredibly powerful rifle. It has become a critical part of American gun culture, and many home owners consider their AR-15 one of their primary defenses. However, barrier penetration (both on the battlefield and off) is something to be thought of… Read More
How Do Bulletproof Vests Stop Bullets (4/23/2019) How Do Bulletproof Vests Actually Work? What Are Bulletproof Vests Made Of? Bulletproof vests are articles of personal armor that are worn to reduce impact, prevent damage, or otherwise prevent penetration of the body from a projectile (bullet, shrapnel, explosives, etc.). So it is imperative they are made out of incredibly strong materials; However, before… Read More
What Is The Difference Between Hollow Points and Regular Bullets (4/22/2019) Comparing Hollow Points to Regular Bullets What Are Hollow Point Bullets? The average person barely understands that there are different types of bullets. Many people do not realize that there can be more differences than merely caliber size, and that even bullets of the same caliber can greatly differ. Hollow points are an example of… Read More

About The Ruger Wrangler: The Full Breakdown (5/17/2019) Ruger Wrangler Revolver Stats and Information Introducing The Ruger Wrangler Ruger has been around for decades and is well known for producing some of the most rugged, durable, and reliable firearms available. They are also known for making quality revolvers. The Ruger Wrangler is one of the most recent additions to the Ruger revolver family.… Read More
Gold Vs Titanium Nitride Gun Parts (5/9/2019) Comparing Gold To Titanium Nitride Gun Coating Gold And Titanium Nitride Gun Coatings Many people desire their gun parts to be finished in Gold or Titanium Nitride (TiN). Some people desire their gun parts to be polished as well (especially in Gold and TiN). Part of the reason is because matte Gold finishes are very… Read More
What Improvements Were Made to the New M&P Shield Pistol (4/25/2019) What Did The M&P Shield Change In The Latest Model? A Brief History of the Smith & Wesson M&P Line Smith & Wesson has made a lot of great guns since the company’s conception in 1852. The M&P Shields are not the first M&P guns. The M&P line dates back to 1942, when S&W released… Read More
What Are Modern Pistol Frames Made Of (4/24/2019) What Are Modern Handgun Frames Made Of? A Brief History of the Evolution of the Pistol Frame A firearm frame (or ‘receiver’ as it is sometimes called), is a critical part of a gun’s construction. It houses the bolt, breechblock, firing mechanism, and hammer. It is also generally threaded in the front in order to… Read More
The History of the Revolver (4/23/2019) How Did the Revolver Evolve? What Was the First Revolver (and Who Made It)? The year was 1836 and Samuel Colt, a young 22 year old man, was granted a U.S. Patent for the revolver mechanism.1This mechanism lets a firearm fire multiple times without having to reload, a revolutionary (pun intended) concept for the time.… Read More
Why Is The 1911 Still Used (4/22/2019) Is The 1911 Still Used Today? Brief History of the 1911 The incredible father of the 1911, John Moses Browning, designed the weapon to meet U.S. Army standards in 1911 for a Philippines-based military campaign. The Moro warriors of the Philippines were enraged with opiates and extreme religious morale. They seemed able to absorb many… Read More

What Happens When You Dont Oil A Gun (7/25/2019) Why Is It Important to Oil a Gun Proper Maintenance and Oiling A Firearm Gun owners are particular about their firearm maintenance routines. A good gun owner will take care of their firearm on a regular basis, firing it, cleaning it, and lubing it. But what happens if a gun is run dry? Running a… Read More
2019 Guide to Flying with a Firearm (7/25/2019) Guide to Taking a Gun on an Airplane (2019) Flying With a Firearm Most gun owners, at some point, end up wondering whether it is legal to fly with their firearm. Some folks just want to understand the airport and TSA’s regulations for bringing firearms with them on their trip. It is also important to… Read More
Can You Use Alcohol to Clean a Gun (7/15/2019) Using Alcohol to Clean a Firearm Can Alcohol Be Used to Clean a Gun? Cleaning a firearm is important in maintaining a long bore life and optimum accuracy.1Alcohol has been a “go to” cleaner for a really long time, in a number of industries. The gun community most certainly has its use for alcohol in… Read More
Can You Use Soap to Clean a Gun (7/15/2019) Will Soap and Water Clean a Gun? Myth or Fact: Cleaning Guns With Soap and Water Tons of methods exist for cleaning a gun, including even ultrasonic cleaning technologies (that are obviously super complicated and cost way too much for the average gun owner).1So most gun owners are stuck cleaning their guns the old fashioned… Read More
Can I Use Scopes In The Rain (7/6/2019) Can Scopes Be Used In The Rain? Preparing Scopes For Use In The Rain Anyone who has used a rifle in extreme weather, rain, snow, or anything of the sort, can appreciate the ease of shooting fog-free. Fog is a very real contaminant when it comes to spoiling a shot or hunting experience. Anti-fog scopes… Read More
Gunsmith Bluing Guide: Complete Bluing Manual (7/1/2019) How to Blue A Gun Like a Gunsmith What Does It Mean to Blue a Gun? Bluing a gun is to finish it with a bluish colored tint that improves anti-rust properties, scratch resistance, and makes for beautiful eye candy. When it comes to firearms, a deep, sleek, and captivating blue finish is unlike any… Read More
Top Gun Oils And Grease: Gun Lubricant Guide (6/30/2019) Table of ContentsGun Oil and Grease: Lubricants ExplainedWhat Kinds of Oils Are Okay To Use With Guns?Best Gun Oil Lubricants > Hoppe’s No. 9 Lubricating Oil > Lucas Synthetic Gun Oil > Hoppe’s No. 9 Synthetic Blend and Lubricating Oil > Break-Free CLP-4 Cleaner and Lubricant Preservative > Mil-Comm TW25B Gun Grease > Sage &… Read More
What Tools Do You Need For Gunsmithing (6/29/2019) What Equipment Is Required For Gunsmithing An Introduction and Guide to Gunsmithing Equipment Gunsmithing requires a lot of learned skill (experience), and proper training. Still, it cannot hurt to have some of the better gunsmithing tools and equipment in order to make the job easiest. Whether the tools are basic or more advanced, they should… Read More
How to Properly Shop For a Gun In Person (6/28/2019) How to Buy a Firearm For The First Time First Time Gun Buyer’s Guide The first time visit to a gun store can be a little overwhelming. There are so many options, and if one is unfamiliar with any of the gun industry, there is too much sensory input to handle. Many gun shops have… Read More
What To Do If Your Gun Gets Submerged In Water (5/21/2019) Will A Gun Shoot After It Has Been Submerged In Water? Are Guns Waterproof? All types of firearms exist. Some are made to be more durable than others. And while the term “durable” may be relative, most people would agree it sounds like a far stretch to be able to drop a gun in water… Read More

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