malfunctions and stoppages

What's the Difference Between Stoppages, Jams, and Malfunctions?

You were part of a discussion regarding what to do when your everyday-carry pistol fails to operate as expected. Terms like jams, malfunctions and stoppages were used, but seemed to have different meanings—although the end result seemed to be the same.

First Look: Real Avid Master-Fit AR-15 Crowfoot Wrench Sets

Real Avid has just released their new Master-Fit AR-15 Crowfoot Wrench Sets specifically for building and modifying AR-15 rifles.

Construction Begins for SIG Sauer Experience Center

Ground was broken and construction began on a 40,500-square foot, state-of-the-art SIG Sauer Experience Center began this month.

How to Solve Interruptions in the Cycle of Operation

You have learned how to load and unload your new defensive pistol, but what do you do when the gun unexpectedly quits working while you are shooting?

Review: Mission First Tactical MFT OWB Holster

David Workman reviews Mission First Tactical's MFT OWB holster, an ideal option for concealed carry.

Review: StrikeHold Gun Cleaner, Lubricant, and Protectant

Keeping your firearm in fine working order means using gun cleaners and lubricants that are designed to perform in the harshest conditions. Bob Boyd reviews StrikeHold, one of the best options on the market.

Get Off My Lawn: Great WWII Guns for Home Defense

While purpose-built, modern firearms are all the rage for personal protection, don’t discount that old World War II gun for home defense.

Is This the Ultimate Modern Fighting Revolver?

Caleb Giddings recently built a customized Smith & Wesson 686 Plus with several excellent upgrades. The question is, Is this the ultimate Modern Fighting Revolver?

The Classics: France's MAS-36 Bolt-Action Rifle

France’s mid-20th-century battle rifle was designed, as many were at the time, around a specific cartridge for a specific purpose.

How To Do a Glock Trigger Job

If you’re a Glock owner, the following project will help to bide your time during quarantine with an easy and economical way to improve your pistol’s trigger pull.

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