GUNCRANK DIARIES

Excuses, Alibis, Pithy Observations & General Ephus
Gun Cranks Live...

Join our resident Gun Cranks — Brent Wheat, Tom McHale, and Roy Huntington — as they welcome a new "honorary Gun Crank" into the mix, Jim Shepherd,...
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It’s Time For...

I’ve just about had it with this “Gun-Free Zone” crap, you know?
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Magic IWB Holster

American Handgunner's Tom McHale finds an IWB holster for a full-size handgun and fits every body size.
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Funnybone Fractures

I’ve warned you guys. Weird things happen in gunfights. So, for you doubting Thomases, here are some examples from my private stock.
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The Weaver...

Join the resident Gun Cranks — Brent Wheat, Tom McHale, and Roy Huntington — as they discuss the advantages, myths, and misconceptions of the Weaver Stance.
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Quartermaster Be...

American Handgunner editor Tom McHale finds a tool from Real Avid that can save you on the range or in the field.
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Gun Cranks Live!...

Our resident Gun Cranks — Brent Wheat, Tom McHale, and Roy Huntington — talk about the myths, misconceptions, and truths of "knockdown" power.
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Guns & Men The...

It starts with the metal of a gun and the mettle of a man. No matter how many features it has, if it’s not made of the right stuff all the way to the...
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Gun Cranks Live!...

What's charm school for shooters? Our resident Gun Cranks talk about how to be a good neighbor, and a few sure ways to get banned when you're at the firing...
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Tale of a roamin...

“This is our policy on race and color: We have two races — the 440 and the mile, run quarterly. We have one color: camouflage. Dismissed!”
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Quartermaster...

A look at Diamond-D Outdoors Denali Chest Holster and why it's the best option in a critter attack.
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Gun Cranks Live!...

Regardless if you're a brand-new shooter or an old hand, the "four rules" of firearms safety aren't optional.
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The Home Defense Rig

There’s not enough space on this website to thoroughly discuss safety and security from soup to nuts, so let me sound off on just one thing I feel...
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Gun Cranks Live!...

Resident Gun Cranks share some reader letters and discuss the questions raised by our viewers and readers.
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Prepare For The...

Just a buncha regular guys blastin’ targets and battin’ the breeze.
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A Little Bit Of...

Yeah; I’ve learned some things, both esoteric and mundane, and the learning, while free of the usual tuition and lab fees, often came at the cost of...
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Gun Cranks Live!...

the "almost" calibers: .25, .32, and .380 as self-defense rounds. Are they useful for personal protection, or will they only get you killed?
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Gun Cranks Live!...

Are laser sights a good or bad thing? Hear what the guys have to say about these high-tech shooting tools.
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Free To Good Home

Rip was an adorable $200 beagle. This was a lot for an animal by my standards. The kids fell instantly in love with the little rabbit-chasing machine.
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Gun Cranks Live!...

What was the worst - and best - gun-handling scene in movies or television?
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Bad Holsters vs....

Join our resident Gun Cranks – Roy Huntington, Tom McHale, and Brent T. Wheat – as they discuss what makes a good holster and what makes a rotten holster.
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Worst Defensive...

Everybody wants the best, but what are some of the worst choices for self-defense ammo?
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Gun Cranks Live!...

Join our resident gun cranks - Roy Huntington, Tom McHale and Brent T. Wheat - while they have a lively discussion about the gear they carry in their...
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Gun Cranks Live...

Join our resident Gun Cranks - Roy Huntington, Tom McHale and Brent T. Wheat - as they chat about their own nominations for "Worse Gun Ever!"
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