5 Popular Gun Myths, Explained

5 Popular Gun Myths, Explained Unless you’re a gun expert or shooting enthusiast, it’s hard to know what to believe about firearms. Unrealistic depictions of guns in popular culture and blockbuster action movies might present some skewed ideas about guns and what people can really expect. So, [...]

How Safe Is an Indoor Shooting Range?

How Safe Is an Indoor Shooting Range? If you’ve thought about visiting an indoor shooting range for some target practice or to share a fun experience with your friends, you may have questions about how safe it is. It’s easy to make assumptions when it comes to [...]

Glossary of Basic Firearm Terms

Glossary of Basic Firearm Terms If you’re unfamiliar with guns or basic shooting terminology, you’re not alone! Many people are hesitant to test their aiming skills at a shooting range because they assume they’ll be surrounded by firearm experts. We’re here to tell you that’s simply not [...]

Earmuffs: Choosing the Right Type for Shooting Targets

Statistics show that gunfire is one of the most hazardous non-occupational noises that Americans are exposed to on a regular basis. In fact, a single shot can lead to both immediate and/or permanent hearing loss. It can also cause tinnitus, which includes the following symptoms: hissing, ringing [...]

First Trip to the Shooting Range: Tips for the First Time Shooter

Slightly less than one-third of Americans (31 percent) have never fired a gun. Are you part of this group? Many people who lack experience with a gun want to learn, they’re just not sure how to go about it. If you’re interested in learning to fire a gun, [...]

Finding Everything You Need at the Gun Store

How to Get the Most From Shopping at a Gun Store While gun stores are best known for selling firearms, there is a range of other products that most gun stores will carry. Based on their unique market and products, these stores also have a number of [...]

The Benefits of Gun Ownership

The Benefits of Gun Ownership Owning a gun, learning to shoot it effectively, maintaining gun responsibility, and spending time at the range can be incredibly rewarding. You’ve purchased your new firearm, taken the required safety classes, and you’re ready to work your way through a bevy of [...]

How Does Shooting a Firearm Make You Feel?

How Does Shooting a Firearm Make You Feel? Ask any shooting enthusiast to tell you about their first time firing a gun and they’ll likely say it was “granddad’s .22” or “my uncle’s deer rifle.” Sometimes you’ll find the first time an individual had an opportunity to [...]

Shooting Range Best Practices

Shooting Range Best Practices Whether you are a seasoned weapons expert or a rookie to the range, there are some general safety guidelines and useful tips that should be followed when handling firearms. Range instructors are there to help guide you and should be listened to at [...]

Shooting Tips for Better Accuracy

Whether you’re trying to tighten up your shot for competition or defense, or both, it’s a learning process every step of the way. Beginners and advanced marksmen can become more accurate by following these 5 shooting tips. Know your rifle Mastering your firearm of choice is the [...]