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You often hear about support-­side training, but how many of us have really trained diligently with the support hand?How to Practice Support-Side Shooting

How to Practice Support-Side Shooting

You often hear about support-­side training, but how many of us have really trained diligently

Jeremy Stafford

In this year's edition, we review several aspects of a state's concealed carry statutes to determine which states are most friendly for those of us who chose to carry a firearm for self-defense.Best States for Concealed Carry (2020)

Best States for Concealed Carry (2020)

In this year's edition, we review several aspects of a state's concealed carry statutes to

Keith Wood

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales, president of Trident Concepts, joins G&A contributor Kimberly Heath-Chudwin to discuss guns, training and gear, including Blackhawk's TecGrip holster that can make pocket carry more successful.Guns & Ammo TV: Pocket Carry Tips and Tricks

Guns & Ammo TV: Pocket Carry Tips and Tricks

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales, president of Trident Concepts, joins G&A contributor

Guns & Ammo Staff

In this Guns & Ammo TV segment, Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr discuss the benefits of airsoft training for uniformed professionals and armed citizens alike.Air Gun Reviews: Why Shoot Airsoft?

Air Gun Reviews: Why Shoot Airsoft?

In this Guns & Ammo TV segment, Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr discuss

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The physical, aural and visual feedback that airsoft training offers is more engaging than dryfire practice. The following list includes the gear and target arrangement that I've been using to practice at home. I've also added a number of drills that I've adapted from live-fire training to build certain skills applicable to personal defense.Airsoft Pistol Drills

Airsoft Pistol Drills

The physical, aural and visual feedback that airsoft training offers is more engaging than

Alfredo Rico

For self-defense training look at CO2 and green gas-powered guns like the Umarex Glock 19X. The gas-powered guns will offer blowback systems which makes the slide cycle and produces a strong recoil force.Practice to Protect

Practice to Protect

For self-defense training look at CO2 and green gas-powered guns like the Umarex Glock 19X.

Alfredo Rico

Shoot 101

Learn why every rifleman can benefit from competing with others.The Importance of Shooting Competitions

The Importance of Shooting Competitions

Learn why every rifleman can benefit from competing with others.

Tom Beckstrand

Learn how to choose the best scope reticle for any shooting situation.Choosing a Scope Reticle

Choosing a Scope Reticle

Learn how to choose the best scope reticle for any shooting situation.

Guns & Ammo Staff

The Blackhawk A.R.C. (Appendix Reversible Carry) holster provides versatile and comfortable carry options for a variety of pistols.Blackhawk A.R.C Holster Review

Blackhawk A.R.C Holster Review

The Blackhawk A.R.C. (Appendix Reversible Carry) holster provides versatile and comfortable

Guns & Ammo Staff

The Blackhawk Leather Tuckable Pancake Holster is a hybrid holster constructed of soft, tan leather and injection molded polymer. This holster combines the benefits of three holsters in one, giving you the option of inside-the-pants, tuckable or belt-mounted wear.Blackhawk Leather Tuckable Pancake Holster

Blackhawk Leather Tuckable Pancake Holster

The Blackhawk Leather Tuckable Pancake Holster is a hybrid holster constructed of soft, tan

Guns & Ammo Staff

Hunting, shooting, and purchasing firearms and ammunition are exciting adventures, especially for first-timers.Where To Hunt & Shoot

Where To Hunt & Shoot

Hunting, shooting, and purchasing firearms and ammunition are exciting adventures, especially

Guns & Ammo Staff

Reloading is a great way to make inexpensive practice ammo, create better performing loads, and can also open new opportunities to shoot firearms for which factory ammunition is not readily available.Reloading 101

Reloading 101

Reloading is a great way to make inexpensive practice ammo, create better performing loads,

Chris Hendrix

Survival

Your local gyms are closed and you aren't supposed to hit the running trails anymore, but that doesn't mean you have to retreat to your sofa. In this lesson Hollywood Weapons host and former Green Beret, Terry Schappert will talk about the importance of keeping your body fit and some tips on achieving that goal, even if you don't have the equipment already.Shelter in Place - Home Gym

Shelter in Place - Home Gym

Your local gyms are closed and you aren't supposed to hit the running trails anymore, but that

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

When under shelter-in-place orders and not going anywhere, your vehicle should be fueled and ready to go in case things change. In this lesson, “Hollywood Weapons” host and former Green Beret Terry Schappert shares some tips on how to prepare your car or truck for the next time you might need it. Shelter in Place - Prepare Your Vehicle

Shelter in Place - Prepare Your Vehicle

When under shelter-in-place orders and not going anywhere, your vehicle should be fueled and

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

During a shelter-in-place scenario, information and personal needs change quickly, and you have to be ready to adjust. The CDC is now recommending making and wearing homemade face masks. But where do you start? What materials do you need?  In this lesson, “Hollywood Weapons” host and former Green Beret Terry Schappert will show you how to get creative for protecting your face when it's necessary to go out in public. Shelter in Place – How to Make Your Own Face Mask

Shelter in Place – How to Make Your Own Face Mask

During a shelter-in-place scenario, information and personal needs change quickly, and you

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

In this lesson, “Hollywood Weapons” host and former Green Beret Terry Schappert will talk about how to transform your “go bag” of emergency essentials into a “get home bag.”Shelter in Place – ‘Go Bag' and ‘Get Home Bag' Essentials

Shelter in Place – ‘Go Bag' and ‘Get Home Bag' Essentials

In this lesson, “Hollywood Weapons” host and former Green Beret Terry Schappert will talk

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

During a shelter-in-place order scenario, you only want to leave your house when absolutely necessary. That's why “Hollywood Weapons” host and former Green Beret Terry Schappert has this lesson about the most valuable and nutritious foods to keep stocked in your pantry, so that you can weather the storm. Shelter in Place – Quarantine Cuisine

Shelter in Place – Quarantine Cuisine

During a shelter-in-place order scenario, you only want to leave your house when absolutely

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

Whether it's as frightening as a worldwide pandemic or just coping with Mother Nature, every Americans should be prepared to survive and thrive within the confines of their own home. Utilizing the unique skillset only a former Green Beret possesses, Terry Schappert, will keep the viewers prepared, entertained, educated and hopefully calm.Shelter in Place – What You Need to Know

Shelter in Place – What You Need to Know

Whether it's as frightening as a worldwide pandemic or just coping with Mother Nature, every

Outdoor Channel Public Service Announcement

How-To

Long-range hunting is controversial. Few subjects elicit such a passionate response from readers.Ethical Shots: How Far Is Too Far?

Ethical Shots: How Far Is Too Far?

Long-range hunting is controversial. Few subjects elicit such a passionate response from

Eric R. Poole

Would you like to own a suppressor but need help navigating the purchase process? Silencer Central can help with their proven step-by-step process.How to Buy a Suppressor – Simplified Step-by-Step Process

How to Buy a Suppressor – Simplified Step-by-Step Process

Would you like to own a suppressor but need help navigating the purchase process? Silencer

Brad Fitzpatrick

There aren't many people more qualified to give shooting lessons than the Green Berets. The author of this article found that out as they taught him to shoot.How to Shoot — Lessons from the U.S. Special Forces

How to Shoot — Lessons from the U.S. Special Forces

There aren't many people more qualified to give shooting lessons than the Green Berets. The

Michael Venutolo-Mantovani

Once you see how easy it to effectively finish a firearm, you'll discover the long list of color combinations available, and patterns you can create. Building an AR-­15 is one thing; finishing it is another.Building Your Own AR: It's Alive!

Building Your Own AR: It's Alive!

Once you see how easy it to effectively finish a firearm, you'll discover the long list of

Eric R. Poole

This segment of "Cameras Don't Lie" is a subsonic showdown, 9mm vs. .300 Blackout.Cameras Don't Lie: 9mm vs. .300 Blackout

Cameras Don't Lie: 9mm vs. .300 Blackout

This segment of "Cameras Don't Lie" is a subsonic showdown, 9mm vs. .300

Guns & Ammo Staff

In this Guns & Ammo TV: Appendix Carry Equipment and Training

Guns & Ammo TV: Appendix Carry Equipment and Training

In this "At The Range" segment, Contributor Kimberly Heath-Chudwin and former U.S. Navy SEAL

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Historical

Though unquestionably formidable, the British Pattern 1796 Heavy Dragoon Carbine was one of the most subtly elegant and innovative cavalry arms of its day.The British Pattern 1796 Heavy Dragoon Carbine

The British Pattern 1796 Heavy Dragoon Carbine

Though unquestionably formidable, the British Pattern 1796 Heavy Dragoon Carbine was one of

Garry James

Cleverly designed and possessing style to spare, this French Devisme percussion revolver is one of the most unusual revolvers of the 19th century.The Enigmatic Devisme Revolver

The Enigmatic Devisme Revolver

Cleverly designed and possessing style to spare, this French Devisme percussion revolver is

Garry James

For a time during World War II, the German Air Force was issued one of the most elegant arms in the annals of warfare: M30 Luftwaffe Drilling. M30 Luftwaffe Drilling – Rifle/Shotgun Combo

M30 Luftwaffe Drilling – Rifle/Shotgun Combo

For a time during World War II, the German Air Force was issued one of the most elegant arms

Garry James

Marlin has been in the lever-­action business since 1881, but their lever-actions are only a partial picture of Marlin's heritage. In it's 150 years of continuous production, Marlin has manufactured nearly every type of firearm.Celebrating 150 Years of Marlin Firearms

Celebrating 150 Years of Marlin Firearms

Marlin has been in the lever-­action business since 1881, but their lever-actions are only a

Craig Boddington

His friends called him “Fudd,” a name Donald Rollo embraced during high school in Manito, Illinois.Before & After: Restoring A Veteran's Memory

Before & After: Restoring A Veteran's Memory

His friends called him 'Fudd, ' a name Donald Rollo embraced during high school in

Eric R. Poole

A tribute to the last NYPD officer to leave the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.9/11: Last Man

9/11: Last Man

A tribute to the last NYPD officer to leave the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Tom Beckstrand

Reloading

Factory ammunition has never better, but there's always room for improvement. With a small investment of some inspection equipment and time, it's possible for shooters to significantly improve performance of both handloaded and factory ammo. Here's what you'll need and how it's done.How to Shoot Better: Tools and Tips to Improve Factory Ammo Accuracy

How to Shoot Better: Tools and Tips to Improve Factory Ammo Accuracy

Factory ammunition has never better, but there's always room for improvement. With a small

Dave Emary

There are many reasons for reloading for your handguns. If you currently reload for rifle cartridges, you have almost everything you need except for a die set to load your own handgun ammunition. As with rifle cartridges, reloading for your handgun allows you to tune your loads to your gun, reduce recoil and develop loads that feature the exact brand and type of bullet you want to shoot or hunt with.Handgun Reloads

Handgun Reloads

There are many reasons for reloading for your handguns. If you currently reload for rifle

Dave Emary

RCBS announced the new Rebel Single Stage Press is now available and shipping to retail partners.RCBS Rebel Single Stage Press – First Look

RCBS Rebel Single Stage Press – First Look

RCBS announced the new Rebel Single Stage Press is now available and shipping to retail

Guns & Ammo Staff

When factory ammunition is in limited supply, give handloading a try; here's a list of reloading equipment and components you will need to get started.Reloading Essentials for an At-Home Ammo Factory

Reloading Essentials for an At-Home Ammo Factory

When factory ammunition is in limited supply, give handloading a try; here's a list of

Dave Emary

The shape at the tail end of a projectile, whether it's boattail or flat base, can have serious effects on your handloads.Boattail vs. Flat Base Projectiles

Boattail vs. Flat Base Projectiles

The shape at the tail end of a projectile, whether it's boattail or flat base, can have

Dave Emary

Reloading is a great hobby that can enhance your enjoyment of shooting through the making of your own ammunition, and it can save you money. What follows are several techniques and specialized tools that will enable you to load uniform and accurate ammunition.Tips for Reloading Metallic Cartridges

Tips for Reloading Metallic Cartridges

Reloading is a great hobby that can enhance your enjoyment of shooting through the making of

Dave Emary

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