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Handgun Grip Vs. Hold: What's the Difference?

Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.

Mossberg 500 and 590: America’s Defensive Shotguns

Since 1961, the O.F. (Oscar Frederick) Mossberg company has sold more than 11 million of its Model 500 pump-action shotguns, making it the most popular shotgun of all time, if not one of the most sold guns in any category, period.

Customizing the Colt Detective Special

Got a gun with that has seen better days? Perhaps Grandpa’s favorite gun was obviously “well loved?” Talented gunsmiths and other artisans are out there who can give your favorite firearm a much-needed face-lift.

Pump vs. Semi: Which Shotgun is Better for Personal Defense?

When it comes to personal defense, which is better: a pump or semi-auto shotgun? 

Fightin' Iron: The History of the Combat Commander

Even great military service pistols go though a form of evolution.

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.

Review: Trijicon IR-Patrol Thermal Monocular

Yes, thermal optics are expensive, but they can be an invaluable tool for home security and much more.

Review: Dan Wesson Bruin 1911 Pistol in 10 mm

Perfect for bear defense, Dan Wesson's Bruin 10 mm handgun is exactly what you'd expect from the company.

Obituary: Chip McCormick, Legendary Gunsmith and Innovator

A true industry legend, Michael “Chip” McCormick, has passed away.

Why the Purpose of a Fight is to Win

In a fight, there is no substitute for victory.

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