I see this headline all the time, “Women Fastest Growing Demographic of Gun Owners,” or something very similar. In the last
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I recognize not every woman loves pink. For many of you the idea of decking out your guns in
If you are looking for a small, easily concealed pistol that comes in pink direct from the factory, you are
I am surprised to be the first author who writes for The Shooter’s Log to pen a range report for the 9mm Beretta BU9 Nano as it has been available a little over two years. Perhaps it is because pocket 9s have saturated the market and we have been too busy reviewing others, but somehow I get to be the first to review it. Either way, I’m excited I get to go in without any influence from my cohorts.
At a gun show or gun shop, have you ever overheard, “I want a purple gun?” Or maybe it was pink, or Tiffany Blue. Either way, it wasn’t about the gun, it was about what the gun looked like. I understand the appeal of something other than black and clunky. After all, we ladies do like pretty things. However, buying a gun based on looks alone is like buying a car just because it’s painted “chameleon.”
Even though experts debate whether pink for girls and blue for boys is inherently biological or a cultured stereotype, there is no denying that many little girls gravitate toward and love the color pink. A love of pink continues, for many of us, into adulthood.
Before shooting an unfamiliar gun model, I read reviews to get a general idea of what problems I may encounter while shooting it. Generally, this means I get a preconceived notion of what the gun is going to be like. Sometimes the reviews are spot on and other times I find reviews to be really off the mark. Often, guns surprise me.
October is breast cancer awareness month. Even though this is not the first year the firearms industry has pledged to donate to research and awareness campaigns, firearms and firearms accessories manufactures are still growing strong with donating proceeds from the sales of special edition products, both new and old.
No longer are the shooting sports a No Girls Allowed secret club. More and more women are becoming gun owners. A Gallup Poll reports that 23% of women own a firearm. In research done by the National Sporting Goods Association shows that women involved in shooting sports has grown almost 50% from 2001.
Before the Bodyguard, there was the Ruger LCR. Paving the way for
Regardless of where you stand on the subject of pink guns, Oleg’s post this morning reminds us that pink is
“Girly” pink firearms have become mainstream. Most major companies make them, and the reactions range from “cute!” to “ghastly!” —and