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Which Are the Best Guns for Home-Defense?

“Which are the best guns for home defense?” As a firearms instructor and military veteran, I hear that question all the time. Many of you have probably asked this question, or a variation of it, as well. As always, I feel the need to include a disclaimer: Everyone has lots of opinions. Some opinions are […]

Special Forces and Army Paratroopers Begin Testing the New Barrett MK-22 Sniper Rifle

The Army is testing its newest sniper rifle, the MK-22, Modular Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR), manufactured by Barrett Arms, at Fort Bragg, NC according to a press release from the Army.  This operational testing by snipers from the 82nd Airborne and the Special Operations Command is the final hurdle before the weapons are fielded to […]

Aero Precision AR-15 – The Perfect Custom Build?

You know what they say: opinions are like… AR-15s, everyone has one, and they are all different. Billions of them and all different. With so many AR-15 options out there, from the really inexpensive, to the customized and exorbitantly expensive, the choices are endless. There also is a way to get a great AR-15 and […]

The Legend of the 100-Round Drum – A Blunder or a Well of Ammo?

Magazine capacity has always been one of those things where a balance must be struck. In the military-rifle category, we’ve constantly seen an increase in the rounds carried. In WWI, it was five rounds, and in World War II, it was eight rounds. Vietnam saw the rise of the 20-rounder, and eventually, with the adoption […]

Mossberg 930 Tactical – Affordable Semi-Auto Awesomeness

Semi-auto shotguns have come a long way in the last 20 years. Back in the day, semi-auto shotguns were rarely kept around for tactical purposes. If they were, then the roll mark said Benelli, and they cost an arm and a leg. These days things are changing. Semi-auto shotgun reliability has increased tenfold, and guns […]

So Why Exactly Do You Need So Many Guns?

As the debate over guns continues to rage in this country, the social media conversation has been dominated by memes and straw man arguments bandied about by the hardest-headed among both groups. Gun control and gun rights advocates both circle their proverbial wagons and congratulating one another on the new and witty ways they can […]

The Colt Python – A Legend in Service Weapons

The Colt Python is an absolute legend. It’s been called the finest revolver ever created by firearm experts like Ian Hogg and Jeff Cooper. When you see a Python, you know it: its distinctive profile and name make a splash. While other companies used forgettable names for their revolvers, Colt began naming their wheel guns […]

Gun Review – KelTec KS7 Bullpup Shotgun

KelTec goes far and wide in their gun designs. They rarely make something in the boring or normal category, and the KS7 is a testament to that. KelTec got into the shotgun game with the KSG. The KSG is a bullpup shotgun that utilizes a dual-tube design that offers double the capacity of most normal […]

Bullpup Rifles – Pros and Cons of the Rifle of Tomorrow

That bullpups are the rifle of the future and they always will be is a joke you often hear when discussing the concept. Bullpup is a term used to refer to a weapon in which the action and magazine are rearward of the trigger. Although bullpup rifles are often associated with the future, they’ve been […]

Saiga 12: The Russian 12-Gauge Man Stopper

The AK platform isn’t the most modular of designs, but it’s seemingly adaptable for many tasks. Need a light machine gun? Well, the RPK has you covered. Need a sniper rifle? Well, the PSL has you covered. Need a shotgun? Well, the Saiga 12 has you covered. Kalashnikov’s favorite platform can be seemingly adapted into […]