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The .30 Carbine: The Original Personal Defense Weapon

There are millions of .30-caliber carbines. Sure, some are collectible, although none are too nice to shoot. They shoot well and are great recreational rifles. Read this post to find out why it is still a good choice today, and give the old gun a try.

Black AR-15 and Nikon Riflescope on a gray-to-white background


AR-15: Nikon M-223 Riflescope and More

Bob Campbell takes a hard look at the Nikon M-223 riflescope as well as other important features for the modern AR-15 rifle. Check out this post to discover why it is such a powerhouse for three-gun, varmint hunting and tactical use.

Two revolvers, the black barreled Super Blackhawk on the top and white-handled single action Ruger on the bottom on a white background


The Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum

The Ruger Super Blackhawk has become an American Icon. Dirt tough, affordable, powerful and the product of Yankee technology this is a great hunting handgun. Discover why it has been such a long lasting staple in gun cabinets everywhere.

AK-47 with camo finish, barrel pointed to the right, lying on a log.


Obama Signs Executive Order Banning AK-47s

President Obama quietly signed an executive order targeting Russian oil, natural gas, finance and defense companies. Hidden in the details, is a section effectively banning AK-47s. As always, the devil is in the details, so read on for the straight scoop.

A black P12 with the barrel pointed up and to the left on a light gray-to-white background.


Para Ordnance P12-45

A sub compact 1911 does not have to give up a lot in magazine capacity if the pistol is the Para Ordnance P 12. Check out the this post on how the P12 performs for the author and see if it has the functions you want.

Black Mossberg 930 Shotgun barrel pointed to the right on a white background


Mossberg’s 930 Tactical 12-Gauge Shotgun

While the pump shotgun has been universally acclaimed as a defensive shotgun, the self-loader may be a better choice for those that deploy a self-loading pistol and rifle. The Mossberg is reliable and, more than that, it has excellent human engineering features. Read this post for the details of why it is a great choice.