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ADVICE, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES
Three For The Defense

What happens when a Ruger American, Ruger 9E, and Ruger LC9s all land in our home at the same time? A gentlemanly family feud, of course.
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
"AIR DEFENSE UNDERSTUDIES"

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
Read Full Article Todd Burgreen
Finding The Cure

Don’t deny yourself a cure for your case of FFS. Help is but a click or call away.
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
Theory Of "Relatively"...

Searching my computer’s photo section, hunting for another story, I never know what’s going to happen. Feeling like I’ve confessed all my past crimes...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
What? Huh? No .22 Rifles

If you’re enough of an enthusiast to be a Handgunner reader, you probably get asked for advice on selecting a first handgun. Or maybe an acquaintance has...
Read Full Article Dave Anderson
Close Look: Airguns

Airguns promise to bridge the gap between plinking and training. Highly accurate semi-auto pistols, bolt-action rifles, even full-scale AR styles await the...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
Documenting Your Gun...

I began documenting my firearms collection for insurance reasons, but quickly realized it was not only important to document the monetary value of the guns...
Read Full Article David Freeman
"Growing" Second Amendment...

Based on four stages similar to the Steel Challenge, SASP lets kids from age 12 through college hear that satisfying “ding” when a bullet hits steel....
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Cross-Dominant Eye Shooting

As an aviator from age 22 on, I was subjected to eye exams every year. For many years, the results of those exams revealed 20/20 vision in my right eye and...
Read Full Article David Freeman
Kids And Guns: A Few Reminders

Growing up on the farm in the 1950’s and 1960’s, firearms were considered everyday tools. Keeping vermin under control is part of running a mixed farm...
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Area 8 USPSA Junior Camp

Teaching kids safe gun handling skills should be a no-brainer for anyone with guns at home. If their kids show an interest in learning more, especially...
Read Full Article Steve Thomas
From Call of Duty — To...

There’s a new phenomena happening at ranges all across this great country. A new breed of shooter is emerging. These “Call of Duty” gamer/common core...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
A Single Shot Syndrome

I find, as I season a bit, the more complicated gun “systems” are becoming less and less appealing. Not because they aren’t good, or fun or fancy, or...
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Creating A Comprehensive...

Today’s generation has a multitude of devices and activities to keep them engaged. From one extreme, where kids stay in the house 24 hours a day glued to...
Read Full Article Lorinda Massey
Life Lessons

I remember it clearly even today some 35 years later. I pedaled my bike madly through town headed toward the elderly Otasco hardware store, 50 bucks in ones...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD