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The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers competitive shooting programs and the sale of surplus firearms, but it also runs one of the nation's premiere ranges: CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park. CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Talladega: 'The Home of Marksmanship'

CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Talladega: 'The Home of Marksmanship'

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers competitive shooting programs and the sale of

Keith Wood

Ever thought about getting tangled up with your seatbelt when put into a self-defense position while in a car or truck? Here are some things to consider when making a decision on the right time to draw your pistol.Drawing Your Pistol While Seatbelted in a Vehicle: Click It or Ticket?

Drawing Your Pistol While Seatbelted in a Vehicle: Click It or Ticket?

Ever thought about getting tangled up with your seatbelt when put into a self-defense position

Kyle Lamb

Here's why the Lunar 9 suppressor belongs on your home-defense 9mm pistol.Gemtech Lunar 9 Suppressor for Home-Defense 9mm Pistols

Gemtech Lunar 9 Suppressor for Home-Defense 9mm Pistols

Here's why the Lunar 9 suppressor belongs on your home-defense 9mm pistol.

Tom Beckstrand

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

Shoot 101

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers competitive shooting programs and the sale of surplus firearms, but it also runs one of the nation's premiere ranges: CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park. CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Talladega: 'The Home of Marksmanship'

CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Talladega: 'The Home of Marksmanship'

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers competitive shooting programs and the sale of

Keith Wood

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

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

To properly care for firearm barrels, follow this ballistics expert's advice to avoid excessive buildup of copper deposits and powder fouling.Barrel Care: Do You Need to Break in a Barrel? Really?

Barrel Care: Do You Need to Break in a Barrel? Really?

To properly care for firearm barrels, follow this ballistics expert's advice to avoid

Dave Emary

Consider guns as part of an investment portfolio.Guns Are Hard Assets

Guns Are Hard Assets

Consider guns as part of an investment portfolio.

Keith Wood

Unsure about college? Consider shooting athletics, a gunsmithing career or a ballistic course of study.Back to School for a Shooting Career

Back to School for a Shooting Career

Unsure about college? Consider shooting athletics, a gunsmithing career or a ballistic course

Dave Emary

Using the G-Sight ELMS ProPack Training System is a good way to practice with pistols; it's dry fire that's not so dry.How to Train and Practice Shooting Without Live Ammo

How to Train and Practice Shooting Without Live Ammo

Using the G-Sight ELMS ProPack Training System is a good way to practice with pistols; it's

Richard Nance

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

Historical

The Beretta Model 92FS WAS retired from U.S. Military service in 2017. The new 92X models offer fresh possibilities for this decorated veteran.Beretta Model 92X Builds on the 92 Series Legacy

Beretta Model 92X Builds on the 92 Series Legacy

The Beretta Model 92FS WAS retired from U.S. Military service in 2017. The new 92X models

Keith Wood

This greatcoat-sized percussion pistol carries a lockplate inscription of a Philadelphia hardware store, Hooper, Masters and Smith. Of American design, it only needs a hammer screw and ramrod to complete the piece.Gun Room: Percussion Pistol Manufactured for Hardware Store - Circa 1845

Gun Room: Percussion Pistol Manufactured for Hardware Store - Circa 1845

This greatcoat-sized percussion pistol carries a lockplate inscription of a Philadelphia

Garry James

MGySgt. Paul Blazejowski was every champion's armorer. Turnbull honors his legacy.Unsung No More: Marine Corps Armorer's Legacy Honored

Unsung No More: Marine Corps Armorer's Legacy Honored

MGySgt. Paul Blazejowski was every champion's armorer. Turnbull honors his legacy.

Eric R. Poole

This Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor rifle shows a heavy strike in the year, making 1873 read as 1878.Gun Room: Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor .45-70 Rifle

Gun Room: Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor .45-70 Rifle

This Springfield Armory Model 1873 Trapdoor rifle shows a heavy strike in the year, making

Garry James

Gun Room: What's the estimated value of my Harrington & Richardson post-World War II M1 Garand chambered for .30-'06?Gun Room: Harrington & Richardson M1 Garand Rifle

Gun Room: Harrington & Richardson M1 Garand Rifle

Gun Room: What's the estimated value of my Harrington & Richardson post-World War II M1 Garand

Garry James

The Colt M1911 pistol is a military issue arm that has been nickel-­plated. As such, the value is much diminished.Gun Room: Nickeled Colt M1911 Pistol from World War I

Gun Room: Nickeled Colt M1911 Pistol from World War I

The Colt M1911 pistol is a military issue arm that has been nickel-­plated. As such, the value

Garry James

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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