David Lane

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Learning how to shoot at a young age in the Boy Scouts, David now spends most of his time working on or with firearms. Be it shooting, upgrading, building, tinkering, or writing about them -- sharing his passion and knowledge of firearms with others is an everyday occurrence.
best AR-15 charging handles
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The Best AR-15 Charging Handles

Charging handles might be the most overlooked upgrades for the AR-15 that actually make a large difference. It won’t make you more accurate, it won’t put more rounds downrange, but it does make the basic function of the rifle a lot nicer when you have a good charging handle Vs. a mil-spec one. From the ... Read more
Ruger Wrangler .22 LR pistols
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Best .22 LR Revolvers: Complete Guide

The .22 Long Rifle is one of the most popular and affordable calibers for shooters today. Not only are .22 LR rifles cheap, but they’re also extremely versatile in terms of range, effectiveness, and availability of different hunting pellets. From semi-automatic pistols to bolt-action rifles and everything in between, you’ll find a seemingly infinite number ... Read more
CCW Backpacks
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Best Concealed Carry Backpacks & Bags [2022 Update]

Walking around town holding your Glock 19 isn’t a welcoming sight for many. But you also need a gun with you for self-defense in case anything happens while out and about. A concealed carry backpack or bag addresses this dilemma. If you’re interested in buying one, then you’re on the right track! Here’s an overview ... Read more
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Best Rangefinder

One of the most important and fundamental tools you can get as a shooter is a rangefinder, period. From hunting to plinking to competition, a rangefinder is critical for making accurate shots from long distances. From budget-friendly options to professional-grade equipment, there is a huge range of quality, style, and features on the market these ... Read more
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Best AR 15 Scopes

With the most popular rifle in the United States, pushing over 50 years old, optics are the future of firearms. While what we shoot might have plateaued, how we aim is in a golden age of advancement. From red dots to scopes, magnifiers to holographic, we’ve got the best of the best AR 15 scopes, ... Read more
Handgun ranking list
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Handgun Brands Ranked

We could write whole books on the history and quality of handgun manufacturers, but ain’t no one got time to read that. Instead, we’ll boil this complex and nuanced topic down to a simple handgun brands ranked list that you can see and digest with ease. For all of the details and a ton of ... Read more
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AR-15 Brands Ranked

In a world overrun with AR-15s from every brand you can shake a stick at you might have a real bear of a time trying to tell who is worth it and who isn’t. What you need is a list. A list that ranks the brands by tiers. That’s right, you need an AR-15 Brand ... Read more
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How to use and clean a gun

The most basic starting point for new guns and new gun owners! These gun operations will give you a crash course in everything from cleaning to shooting, including aiming, drawing a firearm, and more. We’ve broken this down and made it as easy as possible so hang on tight, this is a lot of education ... Read more
best ar pistol brace SB Tactical SBA4
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Best AR Pistol Brace [2022]

The hottest thing in the world of AR-15s lately has been AR-15 pistols. But every pistol requires a brace.  What is the best? What is the law? Why should you care?!  We have all of that and a lot more coming up! Why Do We Have Pistol Braces? Something that the firearm community has become ... Read more
Sig MCX folded and stored in a bag
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Best Folding AR-15 [2022 Guide & Review]

Folding rifles are all the rage right now and for good reason, they’re handy and easy to travel with! But folding America’s favorite rifle the AR-15 can be a little tricky. The options are limited and good options are even rarer.  We’ve got the best rifles, the best lowers, and the best adopters for all ... Read more
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Gun Year In Review: 2021

2021 has been a year for the history books in many ways, while maybe not as tumultuous as 2020 left us — 2021 has earned a place in our collective memory. From record sales in firearms and ammo to major legal wins for self-defense and more, a look back at what 2021 has brought us ... Read more
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CCW Safe for Insurance [Plans & Full Review]

The right and responsibility of carrying a firearm can be a heavy burden to shoulder. But something that might lighten the load a little is knowing that if the worst happens, you won’t be ruined financially from it. That is where CCW “insurance” comes in and can give protection against those dark times. While there ... Read more
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USCCA vs. CCW Safe: The Ultimate CCW Insurance Guide

There are a lot of CCW insurance companies out there, but two really stand out as leaders in the industry — USCCA and CCW Safe. But which one is the best? The answer might surprise you, but it’s important to look closely at both to really determine what works best for you and your family. ... Read more
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What to Get a Gun Lover for Christmas

It’s that time of year again, and you may be wondering what to get the gun lovers in your life for Christmas! Well, as a gun lover myself, I know getting gifts for people with niche hobbies is always a tall order. Even I struggle every year around my birthday and Christmas when someone in ... Read more

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