Newbie shotgunners often have an inflated sense of what their shotgun can do in the field, while crafty veterans know well that the simplest foliage—a patch leaves or a cluster of twigs—can defeat the mighty shotgun under the right circumstances. The best of them know how to defeat those circumstances.
I was in an exchange the other day with a non-gun owner about hunting that made me to do some hard thinking about more institutionalized attacks on guns and the cultures that support them, namely questioning the value of hunting your own food.
I’ve heard the bug out bag gun argument take on caliber, make, model, type, weight, capacity, material and application. But what happens when it breaks?
Thinking like a gunfighter like Wyatt Earp or Wild Bill Hickok is a smart self defense strategy and is more of a mindset than how well you shoot a gun.
With affordable semi-autos suffering from Unicorn Syndrome, Guns.com has been getting more and more requests for looks at large caliber survival rifles that aren’t semi-automatic. Well you know what they saw about asking…
Among the defense minded there is a school of thought that it’s wise to practice with lighter loads than you would concealed carry for defense. In the short, the benefits are apparent, but is this really a good habit to get into?
With gun control efforts breathing down national and local necks, we ask, what will these semi-automatic weapon bans mean in the short term for shooters, what they will likely look like if they pass and what gun owners can do if the worst happens.
With swinging-for-the-fences gun control on the table in Washington, could there ever be a ban on reloading supplies? Well, I say never say never…
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a new New York gun control measure that aims to ban all semi-automatic rifles, shotguns and pistols as assault weapons.
Functional and finely crafted, guns have always been considered investments, but there are some guns on the market today claiming collectible status that you should stay away from if you’re planning on getting both a gun and a nest egg.