As previously discussed, a holster is what holds a handgun to your body. If you are carrying a handgun, it belongs in a holster since tucking a handgun into a waistband is negligent. It is important to routinely check one’s holster’s for wear and tear, as a failure of the holster when carrying can be dangerous and/or unlawful.
A holster is what holds a handgun, and can be thought of as a combination between a gun accessory and a piece of clothing. Holsters are essential to safely and effectively carry a handgun.
Barrel length will affect many aspects of a gun. The right barrel length for any given purpose will depend upon a variety of factors. This article discusses barrel length considerations for firearms.
This Guns 101 article addresses shotguns shells. Included are three basic types of shotgun shotgun loads (slugs, buckshot, and birdshot):
This Guns 101 article provides basic information about revolvers, which are a type of handgun:
I’ve previously discussed gun safety and responsible gun storage. However, those are important topics, and I think the video clip below does a good job reinforcing those points:
This Guns 101 article provides basic information about shotguns:
A reader of this website recently suggested that I write some articles which provide very basic and simple gun information, geared towards those who don’t know much if anything about firearms. I think that is a great suggestion, and the first such article will be published later today. Regular readers who have no need for such beginner information can rest assured that I’ll space these articles out over time, so as to avoid boring you Click here to view Guns … Continued
Having a gun that is comfortable for the user to hold and fire is important. A gun that doesn’t fit the user will be unpleasant to shoot, and accuracy will suffer. This article addresses such considerations when selecting a gun:
Although this site is dedicated to firearms, I thought I would post an effectiveness comparison of the various self defense tools. These are guns, Tasers, pepper spray, and edges/blunt objects.
There are a few basics of safe gun handling that everyone should know and abide by before they even consider touching a gun, much less firing one. Safely exercising our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms requires that we be responsible, for our own safety and for the safety of those around us.
Gun ownership is a sacred right, and with the exercise of the right to keep and bear arms comes the responsibility to safely and responsibly store those guns
Many people purchase their first gun for home defense, and the question of which type of gun to pick is a common one. The three basic choices are a handgun, shotgun, or rifle. Of the three, I would recommend a
I am relatively new to firearms and had trouble locating a gun store and range near my home, which is in the Chicagoland area