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New Gun Owner Guide: 3 Essential First Steps

So, you just bought you first gun. What now? Here are a few essential steps for you to take in your journey as a responsible gun owner.

At The Range: Ruger LCP MAX

American Rifleman staff take to the range the latest update in Ruger’s concealed carry lineup, a semi-automatic that offers lightweight, pocket-size security with increased capacity and improved functionality of original LCP designs.

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, cleaning and storing your first gun.

Survey Indicates Millions Of New Gun Owners, Changing Demographics

Based off of data from the FBI’s National Instant Background Check System, the National Shooting Sports Foundation estimates that there were 14 million new firearm owners who made their first purchase over the past two years.

Hornady RAPiD Safe

Yes, Hornady's more known for its ammunition-but for 2014, the company's Security division is releasing a product that's designed to keep your favorite home-defense handgun secure: the RAPiD Safe.

8 Checks to Run Before Firing Your New Gun

Many potential issues can be resolved or avoided if they are identified before the trigger is pressed. Here are a few important steps to take before loading a new gun or a used gun you have never fired.

10 Gun Terms We Need in the Dictionary

The crack team of linguists at Oxford University rolled out dozens of accepted new “words” in its official online dictionary last week, including gems like manspreading and wine o’clock. Despite the fact gun terminology is far more precise and widely accepted, there are no firearm-related terms in the list.

Tested: Heizer PKO-45 Pistol

This all-steel, sub-compact carry pistol is one of the slimmest .45s on the market.

New for 2020: Savage Arms Renegauge Turkey

American Rifleman Staff takes a look at the new Renegauge Turkey shotgun from Savage Arms.

New Gun Owner Guide: Finding Firearm Training

Have a new gun and not sure where to get training? Here are a few options to explore for better familiarization with your firearm.

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