Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why We Need to Encourage New Shooters to Get Training

When we can, we need to tell the new shooter that they really need to learn to walk before they can run. And then we need to help them find the kind of training that will give them the basics of safe gun handling and marksmanship.

Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

Review: Colt Anaconda Revolver

We cannot lie: Colt’s latest revolver oozes class—and power. The new Anaconda is impressive and tough.

First Look: Cold Steel Recon Scout Knife

Cold Steel recently developed the Recon Scout in 3V, a new combat knife that is based on the company’s popular Trail Master Bowie.

First Look: Holosun Optics AEMS Reflex Sight

Holosun, long known for its carbine-ready red-dot sights and pistol-slide-mounted handgun optics, has a new reflex sight for 2021.

First Look: FN 502 Tactical Optics-Ready .22 LR

FN America recently introduced the FN 502 Tactical, which is the company's first-ever .22 LR pistol. Conveniently, the FN 502 Tactical in .22 LR is optics-ready, making it the industry's first rimfire pistol to offer the capability of a slide-mounted red dot. 

5 Commonly Overlooked Carry Guns

Glocks and 1911s are not the only concealed carry guns out there, and in fact may not be the best options for everyone. Here’s a look at five often overlooked concealed carry options that you may or may not have heard of.

Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

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.

Pennsylvania Game Commission Adopts the Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has chosen Beretta's 1301 Tactical shotgun for its field agents.

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