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What to Look For in a Firearm Instructor or Training Academy

What to Look For in a Firearm Instructor or Training Academy

Owning a firearm is more than just physically having a weapon at your disposal. In order to safely use a firearm that you own, it’s in your best interest to find an instructor or take classes at a training academy. This may sound easy enough, but some academies or...

Two Basic Handgun Shooting Drills

Two Basic Handgun Shooting Drills

Owning a gun is one thing, but no one automatically knows how to shoot just because they purchased one. Like with any skill, it takes practice to, at minimum, understand the basics (such as how to hold the gun, or how to anticipate and account for the recoil)....

Firearm Podcasts You Need to Hear

Firearm Podcasts You Need to Hear

Podcasts have become an increasingly popular source of entertainment and information over the course of the years, with topics ranging from world news to niche topics. Several podcasts revolve around gun ownership as well, focusing on topics like hunting, survival...

Dry Fire Drills at Home

Dry Fire Drills at Home

When a person wants to improve their firearms skills without wasting money, dry firing can be an excellent technique. A dry fire is a type of shooting practice that involves shooting without actually using ammo. When a person dry fires, they remove ammo altogether and...

Best Shooting Ranges in Saint Louis, MO

Best Shooting Ranges in Saint Louis, MO

Shooting ranges are a great place to legally shoot your guns in a safe environment. They are also a good spot to try out any new guns you are looking to purchase. Just about every major city in the country has several shooting ranges, and St. Louis is no different.

Safe Gun Handling Tips

Safe Gun Handling Tips

Whether someone is at the shooting range or anywhere else, when handling a firearm, safety is a necessity that always comes first. Safety tips range from the big one, from pointing the muzzle in safe directions to servicing guns regularly. Follow these tips to ensure...

Firearm Accessories You Should Know About

Firearm Accessories You Should Know About

Firearms are simple tools, but gun owners need a variety of tools to ensure good performance. Those accessories can help to make the guns easier to store or quicker to access in an emergency. They can also help to maintain the weapons or ensure peak performance. A few...

Firearm Cleaning Tips By David Kenik

Firearm Cleaning Tips By David Kenik

The cleaning and maintenance of a gun preserve its value and functionality, keeping it safe and accurate. Good maintenance habits will let an owner know the gun better, granting more confidence in its performance in the field or at the range. The time, effort, and...

Understanding The Different Parts of a Gun by David Kenik

Understanding The Different Parts of a Gun by David Kenik

There are a variety of guns that are available to shooters today. Among the handgun, shotgun, and rifle categories lie thousands of different guns that each have strengths and weaknesses that are unique to them. Different guns are used in different situations and...

5 Tips For Storing Firearms Safely by David Kenik

5 Tips For Storing Firearms Safely by David Kenik

As a law-abiding citizen who also owns a gun, it is a critical security requirement and safety measure to ensure safe gun storage practices. Safely storing your gun in a personified manner eliminates the chances of gun theft while also excluding persons who can...