Keep Calm and Carry On: Guns for Beginners

Keep Calm and Carry On Guns for Beginners

In the video below, Floridian Michael Wanger confronted a motorcyclist speeding through his Cape Coral neighborhood. Mr. Wanger admits that he was screaming at the biker using some “strong language.” Minutes later, the motorcyclist’s friend, one Barry Williams, rolled-up in a car to confront the aggrieved homeowner . . . “I walked up to the … Leer más

Blackhawk Pistol Belt for Concealed Carry

Blackhawk Pistol Belt for Concealed Carry

  A cheap belt will not serve you well as you carry a concealed firearm. It will twist and droop. The Blackhawk Pistol Belt uses an internal stiffener to insure your pistol stays tight and close to your body. These carbon-fiber and lizard skin finished belts give you the same appearance as any other 1 … Leer más

Gun Review: M+M Inc. M10-762 Rifle

Gun Review MM Inc M10 762 Rifle

The M+M M10-762 rifle for this review was provided by the Kentucky Gun Company.  Thanks to Century Arms and their crappy-ass 2005-2008 era WASRs, conventional wisdom is that Romania generally takes the prize for making the worst AKs in the history of the world ever. Well, maybe not as crappy as those homemade Pakki Darra … Leer más

Mossberg Gunning for Gold with MMR Pro Rifle

Mossberg Gunning for Gold with MMR Pro Rifle

Mossberg & Sons is shooting at another platform in 3-Gun with the release of a rifle tailored for the competition. Here is the Mossberg MMR Pro Rifle. There are few things that hold a candle to the non-stop action of 3-Gun. The multi-platform competition demands the most out of shooters, requiring a deft mixture of … Leer más

Gear Review: Rifle Basix SAV-1 Trigger

Gear Review Rifle Basix SAV 1 Trigger

I know what you’re thinking. The AccuTrigger is perfect. It’s the literal embodiment of American ingenuity and bootstrappy innovation. I’m not saying you’re wrong because I think the AccuTrigger is a really good trigger that has forced other companies (ahem Ruger) to fix the triggers in their bargain priced guns. And out of the box, … Leer más

Practical Advice for Quarantined New Gun Owners

Practical Advice for Quarantined New Gun Owners

Bigstock By Joe Bartozzi Exact numbers from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System won’t be available for at least another week, but by all indications, there are potentially hundreds of thousands of new gun owners. Many could be owners who never held a gun until they stood in line, waited among the crowds … Leer más

Gear Review: Lenwood Specter IWB Holster

Gear Review Lenwood Specter IWB Holster

I’m fortunate to have a number of choices for holstering my most-carried pistol — a GLOCK 43. With comfort being my highest priority, I invariably tend toward the smallest, lightest option available. For the last eight-plus months, that’s been the Lenwood Specter IWB Kydex holster. As you can guess from the length of this “test,” I’m a fan. … Leer más

Gun Review: Remington 870 DM Magpul Shotgun

Gun Review Remington 870 DM Magpul Shotgun

courtesy Dan Abraham The Remington 870 shotgun is simple, efficient, affordable and reliable. No wonder Big Green’s sold almost 12 million of them. With their new 870 DM (for detachable magazine) Remmy has rolled the dice. Have they produced the New Coke of shotguns or a V8-like forehead slapper that will have other shotgun makers … Leer más

Darien Man Shot in Brunswick Home Invasion

Darien Man Shot in Brunswick Home Invasion

BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick man shot an intruder who broke into his apartment late Thursday night, Glynn County police said. Michael Brown, 22, of Darien, was arrested on armedrobbery and burglary charges after being treated and released for a gunshot wound to the arm at Southeast Georgia Health System’s Brunswick hospital, police Capt. Marissa Tindale … Leer más

Gear Review: Trijicon HD XR Sights

Gear Review Trijicon HD XR Sights

I first encountered Trijicon sights in the IDF (Israeli Defense Force). I received the Trijicon ACOG sight for my M4 rifle and never looked back (so to speak). Since then, Trijicon has been one of my favorite optics/sights manufacturers. I use the Trijicon HDs on my everyday carry GLOCK 19. Naturally, I jumped on the chance to review … Leer más

Gear Review: Magna-Arm Magnetic Holster

Gear Review Magna Arm Magnetic Holster

Securing a gun in your home can be ridiculously easy or frustratingly difficult, depending on a couple of factors – how many people are in the home, how secure is your exterior, and how much traffic do you get inside the home for starters. And there are no easy answers. Gun safes are secure, but … Leer más

On Oils for Guns – The Truth About Guns

On Oils for Guns The Truth About Guns

TTAG reader Dyspeptic Gunsmith posted this in the comments section. I’ve cut and pasted it here ’cause it’s the best damn gun lube guide I’ve ever read. Wait. That doesn’t sound right . . . 1. WD-40 is a mediocre lubricant and an OK rust preventative. It’s original purpose was as a water dispersant for … Leer más

Gun Review: Ruger Precision Rifle in .308 WIN

Gun Review Ruger Precision Rifle in 308 WIN

The rifle for this review was provided by the Kentucky Gun Company.  The time between receiving the presser for the Ruger Precision Rifle and pressing the send button on my email to my friends at Ruger begging, pleading, asking nicely for one could be measured in nanoseconds. The next email was to the rest of … Leer más

How to Sell A Gun Grabber Gun Rights

How to Sell A Gun Grabber Gun Rights

I wince whenever people refer to me or any of my acquaintances as a “gun nut.” But then so do a lot of collectors, hunters, dedicated sportspeople and anyone else who owns any firearm, for any purpose. I say “certain people” because many gunowners have accepted the term. In the same way that the N-word … Leer más

Alleged Robber Killed In Home Invasion

Alleged Robber Killed In Home Invasion

Bobby Bunch Shot While Entering Home, Police Say COLUMBIA, Ky. — A man is dead after a shooting in Adair County. Troopers said the attack happened at about 11 p.m. on Christmas. Investigation said Bobby Bunch, 35, tried to force his way into the home of Michael Compton at 2294 Cane Valley Road. Troopers said … Leer más

Gun Review: P-08 Luger 9mm Pistol

Gun Review P 08 Luger 9mm Pistol

(This is a reader-submitted review as part of our gun review contest. See details here.) By Doug G. What happens when a dog finally catches a car it’s been chasing? Gun collecting is an aspirational hobby. Once most enthusiasts acquire the firearms they “need,” they move on to “wants.” If I am being perfectly honest with myself, … Leer más

Alex Byron’s Noobs’ Guide to Gun Shows

Alex Byrons Noobs Guide to Gun Shows

== Before you go == Dress right What’s the weather going to be? Is the show indoors or outdoors? If indoors, is it air conditioned (i.e. comfortable or cool) or not (i.e. warm or hot and stuffy)? If it is outdoors, take appropriate items such as a hat, sunscreen, etc. Wear appropriate clothing that will … Leer más

Gun Review: 10mm Kimber Stainless II

Gun Review 10mm Kimber Stainless II

Sometimes you want a big, solid pistol that’s designed to hit hard and get the job done. If that’s what you need, get your hands on the Kimber Stainless II in 10mm.  This would be a fine gun for hunting deer or hogs and could even serve a seasoned shooter as an excellent self-defense sidearm. … Leer más

Things That Don’t Suck: Apex Tactical’s Action Enhancement Trigger for the Springfield Hellcat

Things That Dont Suck Apex Tacticals Action Enhancement Trigger for

Dan Z. for TTAG ◀Previous Post Next Post▶ We were impressed by the Springfield Hellcat (see our review here). It’s a serious — and seriously popular — competitor to the SIG P365 in the “high” capacity micro-compact carry gun market segment (a segment that’s comprised of exactly two guns at the moment). The Hellcat’s stock … Leer más

Gun Review: Heckler & Koch MP5K PDW

Gun Review Heckler Koch MP5K PDW

There are very few firearms as iconic as the MP5 family of submachine guns. They’ve starred in just about every action movie from 1970 through the 1990’s, appearing in such groundbreaking cinematic tours de force as Navy Seals starring Charlie Sheen, UHF starring Weird Al Yankovic, Escape from L.A. starring Kurt Russel, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle starring Tanya Roberts, and Police … Leer más

The Secret Life of Trigger Discipline

The Secret Life of Trigger Discipline

There are two golden rules for gun safety. Rule one, never point a gun at something you don’t want to destroy. Rule two: keep your finger off the trigger until you’ve decided to destroy it. “Muzzle discipline” means more than avoiding placing hapless humans in your sights. You should also refrain from potentially destroying your … Leer más

CCW: Revolver or Autoloader? – Gun Digest

CCW Revolver or Autoloader Gun Digest

The Kimber SIS is one of the best looking .45 automatics on the planet and proof that looks don’t have to be only skin deep. The pistol is also a great shooter. The semi-automatic has the following features going for it as a concealed weapon: flatness, greater number of rounds between reloadings, faster reloading (when … Leer más

What the Media Won’t Report: Nearly Half the Country is Now a Second Amendment Sanctuary

What the Media Wont Report Nearly Half the Country is

Map courtesy of, and used with their permission. by Lee Williams There are few stories the mainstream media enjoys more than “trend” stories. Whether it’s plant-based fake meat, live-streamed workouts, celebrity podcasts or TicTok and other new apps, the media revels in reporting the latest trends that are sweeping the country – at least … Leer más

Ask Foghorn: What is Short Stroking?

Ask Foghorn What is Short Stroking

A reader writes: Could someone like CUJO please define for me the phrase “short stroking?” Does it have anything to do with shotguns? Unlike the Urban Definition version of this phrase, “short stroking” a firearm is a serious malfunction with a number of causes. Luckily, I’ve had some recent firsthand experience diagnosing and fixing this … Leer más

Photo Gallery: 10 Modified M14 Rifles

Photo Gallery 10 Modified M14 Rifles

[imagebrowser id=408] 10 super-cool custom-modified M14 (M1A) rifles seeing action around the globe. This photo gallery is excerpted from the article Old Soldiers Never Die, They Just Get Upgraded, by Gary Paul Johnston, appearing in the Gun Digest 2014 Annual Book. Looking for the best scope for m14 sniper rifles? Need an automatic ranging scope … Leer más

Armed Student Thwarts Burglary Attempt

Armed Student Thwarts Burglary Attempt

Police: Temple Student Shot During Botched Robbery: PHILADELPHIA – A Temple University student and a 15-year-old boy are both in the hospital after the two exchanged gunfire early Monday morning, police said. Police said the shootings followed a botched robbery attempt by the teen in the 2300 block of North 12th Street, north of … Leer más

Gun Review: Ruger LCR .357 Revolver

Gun Review Ruger LCR 357 Revolver

A wise old man once told me that real pistols only came in one configuration: blued steel and walnut grips. The very same man bandied about phrases like “nickel plated sissy pistol” and believed that the .45 ACP was the alpha and omega. When “combat tupperware” started to become en vogue he thought it was … Leer más

Building A Precision Rimfire Regimen

Building A Precision Rimfire Regimen

It’s all about growing the sport: bringing up kids to appreciate and respect firearms. Perfecting your fundamentlas with a rimfire is the ideal­—and inevpensive—way to train for the big guns. Take your precision rifle training to a new level scaling down to a precision rimfire. Rimfire trainers are all the rage right now. A lot … Leer más

Gear Review: Vortex SPARC SOLAR Red Dot Sight

Gear Review Vortex SPARC SOLAR Red Dot Sight

The phrase “budget red dot” has mostly lost its meaning. Most red dots — outside of a prominent Swedish firm — have dropped in price considerably in the last few years. The technology is relatively simple, and economies of scale mixed with the laws of supply and demand have helped lower entry into the market … Leer más

Gun Review: Adams Arms Tactical Evo Rifle

Gun Review Adams Arms Tactical Evo Rifle

The AR-15 platform has indeed gotten a bit stale. Everyone and their illegitimate cousin twice removed makes a version of the gun these days, and for most manufacturers all they actually do is grab a barrel from one supplier, a receiver from another, slap their branding on it and call the thing “new.” And for … Leer más

Photo Gallery: 7 Rock-Steady Rifle Bipods

Photo Gallery 7 Rock Steady Rifle Bipods

The need for a bipod becomes all too evident in the field when squeezing off a shot at 100 yards or more. Today’s rifle bipods are ultra-versatile and utilitarian. [imagebrowser id=438] This gallery also appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of Modern Shooter magazine, presented by Gun Digest. Click here to download this issue. Recommended … Leer más

Gun Review: LWRC M6IC – The Truth About Guns

Gun Review LWRC M6IC The Truth About Guns

(This is a reader gun review contest entry, click here for more details.) By Paul Jeong Inside an unassuming white cardboard box lies a rifle so superlative it draws comparisons to the legendary Red Ryder carbine-action, two hundred shot Range Model air rifle. This is the one rifle to rule them all. At least when you’re … Leer más

Guns for Beginners: Three Tips for Buying Your First Handgun

Guns for Beginners Three Tips for Buying Your First Handgun

Choice is a good thing – except when it isn’t. Ever seen someone standing stock still in front of the spaghetti sauce section of their local supermarket? Like that. You can also find analysis paralysis at your local gun store, where blank-faced first-time customers confront hundreds of choices. Salesmen [sometimes] try to guide consumers through this farrago of firearms. … Leer más

4 Must-Have MDT Chassis Rifle Upgrades

4 Must Have MDT Chassis Rifle Upgrades

Sponsored Content While Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) is best known for its rifle chassis, it also cooks up a load of accessories that enhance the platform. What Are The Top 4 MDT Chassis Rifle Upgrades: The main reason why a shooter jumps into a rifle chassis is for the accuracy enhancement. Pretty good reason, given … Leer más

Gun Safe Fail: GunVault SpeedVault Biometric Opens With a Gum Wrapper

Gun Safe Fail GunVault SpeedVault Biometric Opens With a Gum

By Dave Goetzinger More people have contacted me through to ask about GunVault’s SpeedVault Biometric than any other handgun safe. The SpeedVault is arguably GunVault’s most popular handgun safe, though it has been on the market for roughly 10 years. If you were to estimate how popular this handgun safe is based on the … Leer más

Gun Review: Stoeger P3000 Pump Shotgun

Gun Review Stoeger P3000 Pump Shotgun

Let’s say you have a friend who loves to hunt birds. This friend invites you on your first duck hunt. One problem: you don’t own a shotgun. You could probably borrow one from an accommodating buddy, but are you really going to pass up a chance to justify the purchase of a new gun? No. No you’re not. At … Leer más

Colt Introduces .380 Mustang Pocketlite Pistol

Colt Introduces 380 Mustang Pocketlite Pistol

Colt’s Manufacturing Company said it will introduce a new and improved version of the classic Colt Mustang. The new Colt .380 Mustang Pocketlite is small, lightweight and boasts enhanced durability, reliability and accuracy, making it an ideal handgun for personal protection. The precise machining process, use of high quality materials and improvements in design make … Leer más

Gear Review: Trinity Force 7-Inch Atlas Keymod Freefloat Rail

Gear Review Trinity Force 7 Inch Atlas Keymod Freefloat Rail

Trinity Force knows there’s a market for good looking, reliable AR-15 / MSR parts and accessories that don’t cost a fortune. Their products are foreign-made to help keep costs down, and the quality of some components is reflective of that approach. Trinity Force recognizes that not everyone needs or wants (or can justify paying for) high-end components. … Leer más

Gun Review: Glock Gen4 Comparison (G17, G19, G26)

Gun Review Glock Gen4 Comparison G17 G19 G26

I’ve joined the dark side. I’ve ditched my 1911 for a Glock 19. Since then, I’ve developed a disdain for anything that deviates from that level of perfection, from pasta to pistols. Don’t judge me; I’m going to meetings for it. It’s so bad that I’ve been scornfully wondering why Gaston Glock’s handgun makers would … Leer más

The Remington 870’s Burgeoning Empire

The Remington 870a€™s Burgeoning Empire

A U.S. Coast Guard petty officer from Maritime Safety and Security Team 91106 armed with an M870P fitted with a Trijicon reflex sight and a Speedfeed stock. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the savvy Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, is often quoted as saying, “You cannot invade the mainland United States. There … Leer más

Gear Review: Gear Head Works TAVOR Parts

Gear Review Gear Head Works TAVOR Parts

Way back in 2013 I picked up a couple of parts from Gear Head Works for my TAVOR. The TMF, or Tavor Modular Forearm, was definitely something I’d wanted. I loved the idea of integrally mounting a flashlight instead of slapping it on a rail somewhere. The FLEx, or Fulcrum Located Extra swivel, had less … Leer más

Gun Review: Ruger SR40 – The Truth About Guns

Gun Review Ruger SR40 The Truth About Guns

  When Porsche unveiled the Boxster, the mid-engined sports car was an automotive revelation. Unfortunately, the Boxster’s 2.7-liter powerplant was pathetic. Porsche had good solid marketing reasons for creating a gutless wonder, but it was the wrong choice. By the time the Sultans of Stuttgart blessed the Boxster with a proper engine, it was too … Leer más

AR-ing Your Ruger 10/22 With The Rival Arms R-22

AR ing Your Ruger 1022 With The Rival Arms R 22

Welcome to 21st-century plinking, thanks to the Rival Arms R-22 … and aluminum. The dude may abide, but this is America; innovation abounds. Many of us just can’t help ourselves: We have to improve things, make them better and, as a result, everyone benefits from those who just can’t leave things alone. The Rival Arms … Leer más

Gear Review: Konus M30 4.5-16 X 40 mm Part 2

Gear Review Konus M30 45 16 X 40 mm Part 2

After my less than stellar first take and subsequent return of the M30, Konus was nice enough to send me a replacement. My first impression whilst removing it from the box was that this one had even worse locking turrets. In fact, once locked, you can still wiggle the turret back and forth somewhat negating … Leer más

Gun Review: Diamondback Sidekick .22 Revolver

Gun Review Diamondback Sidekick 22 Revolver

The last few years have seen the introduction of a number of interesting .22 caliber revolvers. Among them are the Ruger Wrangler and the Heritage Barkeep. These affordable wheel guns are well suited to general carry and recreational use. The latest entrant in the affordable .22 revolver race is slightly more expensive, but this one … Leer más

How Greatly Does A Ported Barrel Reduce Recoil?

How Greatly Does A Ported Barrel Reduce Recoil

Ports have been around for some time now, but they have become increasingly popular as a factory-installed option. Just how effective is a ported barrel at reducing recoil and muzzle rise, though? Gun makers are always changing their product lines to make improvements and, sometimes, to offer something cool that will generate new interest. New … Leer más

Gun Review: Caracal Enhanced F Limited Edition

Gun Review Caracal Enhanced F Limited Edition

RF’s tragic on-again, off-again love affair with the Caracal is the stuff of legend. Against all odds, after Caracal recalled and destroyed every pistol they sold in the U.S., the new, redesigned Caracal is now back on the market and ready for purchase. This time, the striker-fired object of RF’s EDC desire is drop safe. For … Leer más