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Field-Tested AR Magazines

Field-Tested AR Magazines

We spend a good deal of time discussing AR-pattern rifles these days. Information about ammunition...
3 Arguments In Favor of Back-up Guns

3 Arguments In Favor of Back-up Guns

While perusing various online sources of gun related news and information recently, I've noticed an...
The Return of the Ruger SP101 .327 Fed. Mag.

The Return of the Ruger SP101 .327 Fed. Mag.

This versatile new version of the 6-shot SP101 can fill multiple defensive and recreational roles.
Defensive Gun Options for New Shooters

Defensive Gun Options for New Shooters

Without the proper guidance, choosing just one gun for self-defense can be overwhelming.
5 Defensive-Shooting Tips to Avoid

5 Defensive-Shooting Tips to Avoid

Lifelong gun owners are usually well-meaning, but often they dole out some “sage” defensive shooting...
One Gun, Two Loads: Winchester's Train & Defend

One Gun, Two Loads: Winchester's Train & Defend

Having a hard time deciding which ammunition to buy for practice and which to use...
Six Things to Consider When Choosing Self-Defense Handgun Ammunition

Six Things to Consider When Choosing Self-Defense Handgun Ammunition

Getting ready to buy self-defense handgun ammunition? Read this first.
4 Life-Saving Tips for New Shooters

4 Life-Saving Tips for New Shooters

Personal-defense training is big business. So how do you know what you really need? If...
Federal Premium Personal Defense Low Recoil .45 Auto Ammunition

Federal Premium Personal Defense Low Recoil .45 Auto Ammunition

Federal Premium's Personal Defense Low Recoil ammunition will less the felt recoil of your favorite...

SIG Sauer Elite Performance Ammunition

The ammunition that SIG Sauer announced earlier this year is now available in most popular...
Hornady Critical Defense .44 Spl. Ammunition

Hornady Critical Defense .44 Spl. Ammunition

Hornady Critical Defense .44 Spl. ammunition combines "premium" performance with modest recoil.
Multiple Threats

Multiple Threats

Dealing with multiple threats is not like the movies. Multiple threats add to the danger...
Mastery of Metals: Federal HST and Guard Dog Loads

Mastery of Metals: Federal HST and Guard Dog Loads

Through careful attention to design, Federal Premium’s engineers were able to create self-defense loads that...
SIG Sauer P226 Elite SAO

SIG Sauer P226 Elite SAO

The P226 Elite SAO takes its cues from both the traditional lineup of SIG pistols...
How to Read Center-Fire Ammunition Boxes

How to Read Center-Fire Ammunition Boxes

Reading an ammunition label can seem like an exercise in code breaking. Here are a...
The .40 S&W

The .40 S&W

Sometimes described as a shortened 10 mm, the .40 was developed as a compromise between...
Proven Performance: Hornady's Critical Duty

Proven Performance: Hornady's Critical Duty

Criminal violence in society is inevitable, and Hornady’s’ Critical Duty is designed to defeat bad...
The Armed Citizen® November 6, 2012

The Armed Citizen® November 6, 2012

Guns and Ammo Gunsmith was targeted by three burglars shortly before 4 a.m. The store...
Nine Versus Forty

Nine Versus Forty

I clearly remember the press conference where Smith & Wesson’s Tommy Campbell announced the .40...
Frangible Ammo

Frangible Ammo

Apparently, there are some shooters, who are understandably concerned about over-penetration, that have concluded that...
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