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Veterans Aid Trauma Through Tattooing

We all know someone who has one. Perhaps they’re always hidden behind clothing or maybe they’re well displayed. The fact is, more and more people have a tattoo and typically they hold a deeper meaning than one would initially suspect. Tattooing is an art that has been around for thousands of years, long existing as [...]

Getting a Firearm as a Gift

What to Do with Your First Gun With the holidays a thing of recent past, you may have received a gift you just don’t know what to do with, such as a firearm. If this is you don’t panic. A firearm is a precious gift and we want to share with you the ways [...]

What the “AR” in “AR-15” Really Stands For

The AR-15 is commonly known as one of America’s most popular rifles, therefore it comes as a surprise that its name is still so widely misinterpreted. Despite the prevalent reference as the “assault rifle” the AR in the AR-15 actually stands for ArmaLite. In the 1950’s, a company by the name of ArmaLite designed and [...]

October 16th, 2017|Educational, Large Guns|

Facts about the Second Amendment

  We learned them in grade school, but we don’t give the Bill of Rights much consideration and how it affects us today. Consider the Second Amendment, for example. You might know that the amendment protects our right to bear arms, but do you know why it was created or when? Probably not. Looking to [...]

The History of Firearms in Law Enforcement

A means of defense and a way to enforce the law have always been an important part of being a policeman. Take a look back at the history of firearms in the different factions of law enforcement, and how it has changed over the years. Compared to the advanced firearms that are used today, the [...]

October 10th, 2017|Educational|

Understanding Common Gun Malfunctions

Guns, like any other piece of mechanical equipment, are prone to malfunction. Guns are susceptible to jamming or misfiring–both defined as a partial or complete failure of the gun to function as designed. These malfunctions can be temporary, harmless events or dangerous instances where injury occurs and the gun is permanently damaged. Understanding common firearm [...]

How Do Self Healing Targets Work?

Self-healing targets are the latest technology in the gun target industry. You can fire well over 1,000 rounds at one target and it will remain intact with zero to minimal damage. So you are probably asking yourself, “How do self-healing targets really work?”  Keep reading to find out.   The Material The magic behind the [...]

October 10th, 2017|Educational|

Types of Gun Sights

Iron and optical sights are used on firearms, telescopes, and crossbows to increase aim. Within firearms, there are different types of sights depending on the weapon you are using. Become familiar with these for the firearm of your choice. Learning these different types of sights will give you a better understanding of how they function, [...]

Tips for Properly Storing Ammo

Proper ammunition storage is as important as properly storing the guns that fire it. The care and maintenance of your ammunition will, in part, determine the functioning of your gun. Neglecting to safeguard ammunition is not only a waste of money, it can be hazardous as the likelihood of malfunction and serious deterioration increases. Just [...]

Types of Ammunition

Ammunition can be an intimidating subject if you are not knowledgeable in the firearm department. Selecting the right ammunition for your firearms whether for hunting or personal defense is an important decision. Having the proper ammunition is necessary to keeping your firearm safe while having optimal performance. This topic can be overwhelming and confusing but [...]