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Kel Tec Sub 2000 Review
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Kel Tec Sub 2000 Full Review (2021)

Summary I’ve been shooting the Kel Tec Sub 2000 since 2017, so if you’re looking to buy one or want to make up your mind, you’ve come to the right place! Make sure you read the full review. Further down this review, I go through all the accessories that I advise purchasing to overcome the ... Read more
Best home defense shotgun - a guide (photo credits to iris photos)
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8 Best Home Defense Shotguns in 2021

There are many reasons to look for a shotgun dedicated to home defense, did you know that a burglary occurs every 30 seconds in our country? And most of these happen during the day according to the FBI! As some of you may know, I own over 150 firearms, many of which are shotguns that ... Read more
Close up shot of the Ruger GP100
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Ruger GP100 Revolver – expert hands on review [2021]

Ruger and the revolver First, before we get to the Ruger GP100, let’s take a quick look at history. Ruger has had a long relationship with revolvers. Although the company was founded to produce a semi-automatic .22 pistol, Ruger’s second product was actually a single action revolver in .357 Magnum. This was to capitalize on ... Read more
The Palmetto State Armory PA-10 cuts an attractive silhouette. It is shown here with a Leupold VX-Freedom 1.5-4x20 scope with an illuminated firedot MOA ring and a Magpul M-LOK Bipod.
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PSA AR10 Review – Steak Features for Hamburger Prices

Summary Palmetto State Armory’s Gen3 PA10 platform (PSA AR10) is a solid and well-made performer in the AR-10 space, and at its price point (MSRP of $1349, but it can sometimes be found for $1179) it is tough to beat. PSA’s superb reputation for after-service support shouldn’t be necessary, but it’s comforting to know that ... Read more
Ruger Charger with red dot sight
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Ruger Charger review (9mm)

First off, let me say that I really enjoyed the Ruger Charger. It was fun to shoot and easy to carry around, since there was no buttstock to get in the way. (Having said that, you could attach a brace – the mount is there). With dual-magazine capability (Ruger and Glock), you could have a ... Read more
Concealed Carry CCW
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Best Concealed Carry Insurance [2021 Update]

Our CCW Insurance Top Pick We looked at the most popular concealed carry coverages and our favorite is the USCCA. They are a bit more expensive than the other providers but offer a lot more bang for your money! Some of our team members have been personal clients of USCCA for years! Visit USCCA All ... Read more
Remington 700
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Best Remington 700s – A Complete Buyer’s Guide

Over the past 50 years, the Remington 700 series of rifles have built a strong reputation as being one of, if not the, best bolt-action rifle on the market.  What makes this rifle so popular?  There are many reasons that the Remington 700 series is chosen again and again. For one, it comes in a ... Read more
USCCA title
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USCCA membership: Training You Cannot Afford Not To Have [Reviewed by a firearms instructor]

Introduction Here are two scenarios. One will probably feel familiar to you. In the first scenario: you recently became a first-time gun buyer along with five million other Americans over the last year. Maybe you had been thinking about purchasing a firearm for some time, or it may have been a spontaneous decision. In either ... Read more
Ruger Mini 233 title
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Ruger’s Mini-14 .223 Rifle [Review]

Are you looking for a .223/5.56mm rifle? Not a fan of the AR-style platform? One more question, ever shoot an M14? If the answer to these questions is “yes”, then read on. (Or, if any of the answers are “no”, read on as well!). The non-AR aspect is obvious, from the photos but what about ... Read more
rossi 22 lever action rifle side by side
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Rossi’s New Rio Bravo .22 lever action rifles

Rossi is known for, among other things, its lever action Winchester 1892 replicas. Of course, they are modernized versions which include lawyer-recommended safety features and other newer construction techniques and materials. But they feel really great in your hand and come to your shoulder effortlessly. I know because I owned one for a long time. ... Read more
Kimber K6S Grip and Trigger
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Best Concealed Carry Revolvers [2021 Update]

In this day and age of polymer-framed striker-fired semiautos, does the old-fashioned revolver even have a place? Many of you reading this may think not but I beg to differ. There’s something to be said for a carry weapon that just needs to be drawn (or shot through the pocket, hidden) and fired just by ... Read more
Taurus G3c title 2
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Taurus G3c upgrades

I own a Taurus G3c. I had owned two G2cs, the immediate predecessors of this smaller brother to the compact-size (15 and 17 round magazines included) G3. This compact version, the G3c, was introduced with much hoopla after a media embargo on June 15th of last year. I reviewed the gun (here) after the deadline ... Read more
.44 Magnum Revolver
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Best .44 Magnum Revolvers [2021]

How do you choose a good .44 Magnum revolver when there are so many great guns out there? I’ll attempt to narrow it down a bit and, hopefully, by the end of this article you might have more information about them than you did before. Are You Sure…? Before we get into specifics, let’s make ... Read more
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Best Budget 1911s Around $500

I am a retired public school music teacher. I also have an affinity for a good 1911 – I’ve owned several. But, when you combine these two facts, it well defines the type of 1911s I’ve been able to own – the budget variety. I got really good at selecting good-shooting 1911s that cost a ... Read more
Smith & Wesson Model 60 Barrel
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12 Best .357 Magnum Revolvers

The .357 Magnum cartridge is, arguably, the most popular all-around revolver cartridge out there. Whether you are carrying a snubby for protection or a larger gun for target shooting, competition, hiking, or other activity, the .357 seems to be the go-to round for wheelgunners. With the availability of many different loads and bullets, the cartridge ... Read more
Ruger SR1911 Commander
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[Review] Ruger SR1911 Commander

Ruger is the largest manufacturer of firearms in the United States. I say that, in case you were wondering. The company wears that crown that was a long time coming, since 1949, to be precise. That’s when the company was founded by Bill Ruger and Alexander Sturm. The company was top seller in handguns from ... Read more