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How To Find A Place to Shoot Near You

Nobody likes to stare at their guns and not use them, and practice is a fundamental part of firearms ownership. But while many have a range in their backyard or at a family member’s or friend’s house, not all of us are so blessed. Growing up, I had the benefit…

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The Best 9mm EDC Handgun

When choosing an everyday carry pistol most shooters choose a 9mm handgun. Their reason for this selection is often due to the sheer number of sidearms available in 9×19 (9mm Luger) and its reputation for being an affordable yet effective round. With the hundreds of varied 9mm handguns out there,…

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The Things You Carry – Choosing the Best EDC Loadout

Flashlight The things that we carry on a daily basis are both practical and sometimes deeply personal. The gear carried can also be subject to change based on the situation. There is no best EDC loadout for every situation, but we can at least agree on a basic framework or…

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The Best Tactical 20-Gauge Shotgun

When I started working in the local gun store back in the late 90s, the closest thing to a tactical 20-gauge shotgun was a standard smoothbore slug gun. Every defensive shotgun in the store (or our catalog to order) was a 12-gauge. Today though, almost all manufacturers sell a tactical…

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Kings of the Timber – The Remington Woodsmaster Rifles

Living in the age of the Modern Sporting Rifle, it is easy to forget that, once upon a time, semi-automatic centerfire hunting rifles were few and far between. That is until Remington took the design of John Moses Browning to market, and the Woodsmaster rifle series was born. The Remington…

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The Best Home Defense Handgun

Home-defense firearms are a frequent topic of discussion in gun shops. While some end up with a shotgun or carbine, many opt for a handgun as their primary (or only) home defense weapon because they are easy to store and maneuver in the home. So, is there a best home…

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Why You Need Airguns For Survival

Can you survive with just an airgun? Maybe, but I wouldn’t want to. Are they a necessary part of a well-rounded survival arsenal? I think yes, and today we will look at why you need airguns for survival. Plus, I will mention a few airguns I believe to be desirable…

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The Best Survival 12-Gauge Shotgun

I was raised a shotgunner. Growing up in southwest Michigan, there wasn’t much need for any other weapon. We couldn’t use a rifle for deer hunting except up north. My dad was an avid pheasant hunter and clay pigeon shooter. When I wasn’t with him, I was jump-shooting pond ducks…

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What is the Best 9mm Handgun?

Asking the title question in a room full of gun enthusiasts is likely to spur a lively debate with little agreement. The title of the best 9mm handgun is not very specific as to what it is best at, so I will give my choices for the best 9mm handgun…

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What is the Best Gun for Pocket Carry?

We’ve all been there. You need to head out the door to run a quick errand, but you aren’t dressed to effectively carry or conceal your sidearm. But a carry gun does not do any good if you don’t have it with you. For times like these, it would be…

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What Is The Best Bear Defense Gun?       

Bears are the largest predator on the North American continent. While many will be content to leave you alone whilst in the woods, being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be hazardous to your health. For this reason, many carry a gun while in ursine habitat. So,…

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