Ammunition

A Closer Look at Federal’s New Short Shells

The most formidable of home defense weapons is the 12-gauge shotgun. Powerful and fast handling, the shotgun gives a trained…Read More >

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News

5 Inspiring Quotes from Marine Corps Legends

It’s time to celebrate another important birthday. The Marine Corps, like the Navy, turns 244 years old this year. The…Read More >

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Firearms

Review: Tisas 1911 Handguns

When we have major responsibilities–family, house, vehicle, education, etc.—we sometimes push aside our wants and keep our needs first on…Read More >

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Consumer Information

Week-In-Review News Roundup: November 3-9, 2019

Welcome to Cheaper Than Dirt’s Week-In-Review News Roundup. Here you’ll find some of the previous week’s top stories in the…Read More >

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Consumer Information

A Look at the Springfield 1911 Lightweight Operator .45 ACP

Previously, we reviewed the Springfield Armory Loaded Operator. The Loaded Operator is a full-size, Government Model, steel-frame handgun with a…Read More >

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Firearms

A Look at the Springfield 1911 Loaded Operator .45 ACP

In my opinion, the most solidly built, reliable, and useful of all personal defense handgun designs is the 1911—given a…Read More >

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Firearms

Review: The New, Less-Expensive Ruger 10/22

Ruger has offered good-quality firearms to working people for more than 70 years. The Ruger 10/22 is among the most…Read More >

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Gear, Parts and Accessories

Hearing Protection Buyer’s Guide for Shooters

It doesn’t matter whether you’re shooting indoors or out, whether you’re firing one shot while out hunting or a fusillade while you and your buddies plinking away at the range: you need to protect your hearing. The noise from a single gunshot can cause immediate hearing damage, so take reasonable precautions and protect your hearing. Read the Shooter’s Log guide to buying the best hearing protection.

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