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Why do we need AR-­15s and 30-round magazines? Constitutional rights aside, in these circumstances an AR-­15 and a high-capacity magazine meant the difference between life and death for their owners. Personal Defense

Self-Defense Stories of AR-15 Armed Citizens

Keith Wood - February 13, 2020

Why do we need AR-­15s and 30-round magazines? Constitutional rights aside, in these...

Home defense gives you broader options than you get for personal defense when it comes to selecting equipment and firearms. This is especially true when selecting a handgun and gear to protect the homestead. Here are our suggestions for exploiting this advantage. Personal Defense

Pistol Considerations for Home Defense

Jeremy Stafford - December 04, 2019

Home defense gives you broader options than you get for personal defense when it comes to...

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Searching, identifying and shooting are all different tasks that require different tools and skills, and they all need to be practiced — and often. Personal Defense

Training with Flashlights for Home Defense

Jeremy Stafford - November 06, 2019

Searching, identifying and shooting are all different tasks that require different tools and...

Using an MSR for home defense is lauded by some as the perfect solution and reviled by others as impractical and dangerous. However, the truth about using an AR for home defense lies somewhere in the middle. Personal Defense

Best Gun for Home Defense: Considering the MSR

Jeremy Stafford - October 15, 2019

Using an MSR for home defense is lauded by some as the perfect solution and reviled by others...

Survival

The joint 5.11 Tactical and the North American Rescue UCR IFAK kit is a must have for any range bag, car trunk or residence. Survival

5.11 Tactical UCR IFAK - An Individual First-Aid Kit for Firearm Owners

Guns & Ammo Staff - September 06, 2018

The joint 5.11 Tactical and the North American Rescue UCR IFAK kit is a must have for any...

Always have a medical kit ready. Survival

A Medical Kit For The Shooting Range

G&A Staff - February 15, 2018

Always have a medical kit ready.

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As the modern tourniquet establishes its rightful position as the gold standard of Survival

Survival - All tourniquets are not created equal

G&A Staff - October 11, 2017

As the modern tourniquet establishes its rightful position as the gold standard of



If you ask gun owners why they purchase firearms, most indicate for home defense. This is a very Survival

Home Invasion

Tom Beckstrand - October 06, 2017

If you ask gun owners why they purchase firearms, most indicate for home defense. This is a...

How-To

Does shooting in the rain affect a bullet's trajectory? How-To

Effects of Rain on Bullet Trajectory

Tom Beckstrand - February 06, 2020

Does shooting in the rain affect a bullet's trajectory?

Odds are that you've recently taken a gun photo that you're not proud of. Don't worry  — most people today carry a camera that is capable of excellent photos; they just need to learn how to use it. How-To

Smartphone Photography Tips for Firearms

Mark Fingar - December 20, 2019

Odds are that you've recently taken a gun photo that you're not proud of. Don't worry — most...

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Shooting beyond 2000 yards requires training and lots of practice. Get out there and put time on the trigger. How-To

Learning to Shoot Beyond 2000 Yards

Eric R. Poole - November 13, 2019

Shooting beyond 2000 yards requires training and lots of practice. Get out there and put time...

The first question any of us must answer when choosing a reticle is which end of the scope's magnification range we expect to use the most. How-To

Scope Reticles and Focal Planes Explained

Tom Beckstrand - September 15, 2019

The first question any of us must answer when choosing a reticle is which end of the scope's...

Historical

No matter how you arrive, a visit to the Center of the West is a must for anyone traveling through northwest Wyoming. Historical

Touring the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Eric R. Poole - October 02, 2019

No matter how you arrive, a visit to the Center of the West is a must for anyone traveling...

From the Historical

[RETRO] .223 and 6mm-223 Load Data for Long-Range Handguns

Bob Milek - September 16, 2019

From the "Guns & Ammo" April 1982 issue: The .223 Remington, a NATO cartridge, and the 6mm-223...

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In memory of Robert Emary, 101st Airborne, 506th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, I Company. Historical

About My Father (Now with Audio)

Dave Emary - July 15, 2019

In memory of Robert Emary, 101st Airborne, 506th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, I Company.

A look at the M1 Garand, M1 Carbine and other guns carried and used during the most pivotal event of World War II: D-Day. Historical

Guns of D-Day: M1 Garand, M1 Carbine and More

Garry James - June 27, 2019

A look at the M1 Garand, M1 Carbine and other guns carried and used during the most pivotal...

Reloading

It's pretty hard to find any other handgun cartridge that is as versatile as the good old 45 Colt. If you're into reloading, here's some valuable load data to get you started. Reloading

45 Colt Load Data

John Taffin - December 05, 2019

It's pretty hard to find any other handgun cartridge that is as versatile as the good old 45...

Given that the .224 Valkyrie is a very polite cartridge to reload, judicious handloading can just about create what factory loads are alleged to perform. Here's the .224 Valkyrie load data we found that works well with reloads. Reloading

224 Valkyrie Load Data: Everything You Need to Know

Joseph von Benedikt - October 18, 2019

Given that the .224 Valkyrie is a very polite cartridge to reload, judicious handloading can...

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Dave Emary provides an introduction for those interested in shotshell reloading. Reloading

Shotshell Reloading Introduction

Dave Emary - August 22, 2019

Dave Emary provides an introduction for those interested in shotshell reloading.

Handloaders can have a ball working 224 Valkyrie loads. Hodgdon offers several of powders suitable for the 224 Valkyrie, including CFE 223 and the IMR Enduron series, all known for limiting jacket fouling. Here's some 224 Valkyrie load data to get you started. Reloading

224 Valkyrie Load Data

Steve Gash - August 19, 2019

Handloaders can have a ball working 224 Valkyrie loads. Hodgdon offers several of powders...

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