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  • How to Hold a Pistol—the Right Way

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › The secret to shooting a pistol accurately is the simultaneous execution of proper sight alignment and trigger control. But knowing how to hold a pistol is part of that formula. While it is possible to make…

  • Muzzle Brake vs Compensator: What’s the Difference?

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › When it comes to muzzle brake vs compensator—no matter which one is right for you—one thing is for sure: You have more opportunity to employ these devices and more options for buying them than ever. Manufacturers…

  • Rifle Review: The Franchi Momentum All-Terrain Elite Does it All

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › In 1984, Gun Digest published an article by Jeff Cooper titled, “The Scout Rifle Idea: You May Need Single Hits, Not Volume Fire.” That article was the beginning of the enigma that the Scout Rifle concept…

  • What Are Bullets Made Of?

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › The basic question “What are bullets made of?” is fundamental to choosing the right projectile for the sort of hunting or shooting you do. Bullets are constructed from a variety of materials, including some of the…

  • Cabela’s Black Friday Sale 2023: Best Early Deals You Can Already Shop

    Save on hunting gear and guns ahead of Black Friday at Cabela’s By Amanda Oliver | Published Sep 13, 2023 2:57 PM EDT

  • What Does AR Stand For? (Hint: It’s Not “Assault Rifle”)

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › What Does AR Stand For? Well, it can stand for a lot of things. There’s augmented reality, artists and repertoire, and Arkansas. There’s also Axl Rose, Al Roker, and Pope Benedict XVI, otherwise known as Alois…

  • Silencer vs Suppressor: What Do You Call a Can?

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › When it comes to silencer vs suppressor, it’s not a question of which is which because they’re the same thing. It’s a question of what do you call it. Some people say “silencer” and some say…

  • How to Fly with a Gun

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › The rules for how to fly with a gun vary from airline to airline, airport to airport, and in some cases, from day to day. Flying with firearms is legal but it can get complicated and…

  • Best Pistol Cases for the Range of 2023

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › Published Sep 1, 2023 11:00 AM Pistol cases are an absolute necessity, especially when you’re at the range. Not only does every shooter need a safe way to transport their handguns, but they also need a…

  • Rifle Review: Nosler’s New Carbon Chassis Hunter

    We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › The long-range craze remains the current driving force behind the design of most new hunting rifles. Serious big-game hunters are looking for rugged, lightweight rifles that will stack bullets on top of one another at extreme…

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