Barrel Porting

Why Porting a Shotgun Barrel is Effective

One way to mitigate the 12-gauge’s mighty recoil is to port the barrel to relieve pressure before it hits your shoulder.

Point Shooting Vs. Sighted Fire: Which is Better?

The battle rages on between point shooters and those who rely on sighted fire. Is there a true winner in that contest?

Review: Blackhawk Omnivore Handgun Holster

Can one holster accommodate over 100 different handgun models? Blackhawk's Omnivore is designed for just that purpose.

Proper Training After Changing Your Everyday Carry Gun

When you change your everyday carry gun, there's plenty of training that should accompany that move. Sheriff Jim Wilson shows you how to ensure you're as comfortable as possible with your carry gun of choice.

Firearms Training: Developing a Mission Statement

You need to craft a code before you can live by it.

What Does “Mil-Spec” Mean?

Mil-spec, which is short for “Military Specification” has gone from a boring set of quality standards to a marketing tool.

Handgun Reloads: How-To & Expert Tips

Reloads are undeniably one of the most essential skills a serious defensive shooter can have. With that in mind we will look at three different reload techniques to help you master the skill; the emergency reload and then two versions of a tactical reload.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 CORE with Lucid Optics Litl Mo Red Dot

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at the Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 CORE with Lucid Optics Litl Mo Red Dot.

The Problems With Small Self-Defense Guns

Small pistols are all the rage now, but the smaller the pistol, the bigger the need for training and practice.

I Carry Spotlight: Red Dot vs. Iron Sights

In this "I Carry Spotlight" episode, we use two models of the Springfield Armory Hellcat to illustrate the pros and cons of red dots and iron sights on handguns.

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