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.

Review: Gemtech Integra 15-22 Suppressed Upper Receiver

Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 owners can now enjoy a much quieter shooting experience using an integrally suppressed upper receiver from the company’s Gemtech suppressor brand. 

Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?

There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.

Review: Beretta 21A Bobcat Covert

Beretta’s familiar pocket rimfire has been updated with a slightly different look.

Part II: Can the Colt Python Pass the 2,000-Round Challenge?

Caleb Giddings takes Colt's new Python through the 2,000-round challenge to see how well it stacks up.

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: 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.

Review: CZ Bren 2 Ms Carbine

Looking for a 5.56 NATO carbine, but want to stand out from the crowd? CZ has just the thing.

SIG Sauer Academy Offering Classes in Florida

SIG Sauer recently announced several training events in Florida for shooters to enhance their handgun & rifle skills.

First Shots: 3 Ring Silencer Corp. Uzi Suppressor

Anytime you have a chance to shoot a suppressed machine gun, take it. Ed Friedman recently shot Uzi's full auto suppressed with a 3 Ring Silencer Corp. silencer.

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