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The NRA: Your Resource for Firearm Training & Knowledge

When it comes to an all-encompassing resource for firearm training and knowledge, there's only one...

New Gun Owner Guide: Finding Firearm Training

Have a new gun and not sure where to get training? Here are a few...

New Gun Owner Guide: Basics of Cleaning, Shooting & Storage

Now that you've bought your new firearm, what's next? Here are the basics of using,...

New Gun Owner Guide: 3 Essential First Steps

So, you just bought you first gun. What now? Here are a few essential steps...

Ultimate Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers

An easy solution for everyone is to Enroll them in one of the many training...

Touring the Newly Refurbished Cody Firearms Museum

The newly refurbished museum now puts the collection front and center in a way that...

Back to Basics: Modern Rifle Optics

Today’s riflescope is tougher, more precise with its elevation and windage adjustments, and has much...

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...

Back to Basics: Keeping Your Rimfire Running

Whether you are a plinker, a small-game hunter or sophisticated target shooter, keeping your firearm...

Back to Basics: 10 Handloading No-Nos

Avoid these bad practices and your handloads will be more accurate, more reliable and a...

Back to Basics: Rifle Triggers

Having a clear definition of a trigger is critical in the understanding of how it...

Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

There has been a tremendous amount of research and testing in handgun bullets, especially during...

Back to Basics: Silencers

Silencers—or sounds suppressors—are available for all types of firearms, from rimfires to center-fires to even...

Back to Basics: Primers

It may be small, but without the little bang of the primer, there is no...

The American Riflewoman's First Holiday Gift Guide

The world's oldest and largest firearm authority has expanded to give the American Riflewoman her...

Fear & Loading: One Day Is Not Enough

Veterans Day parades and meal deals are great, but there’s another way we can show...

Back to Basics: Center-fire Cartridge Cases

Ever since the first firearms, the notion of combining bullet, powder and priming has been...

Back to Basics: Gunpowder

Gunpowder is so fundamental to firearms, it’s amazing that so few know much about it...

Back to Basics: Trajectory

The term “trajectory” is often bantered about in discussing ballistics, but few truly understand it.
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