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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.

Taurus First 24 To Go Bag


Taurus First 24: Superior Go Bag

We all talk about a to go bag but how many of us manage to put the time and effort together to assemble the to go bag—and even then, have we covered all of the bases? The Taurus First 24 Series offers a credible choice.

Concealed Carry

Commonality of Handguns

Commonality among handguns purchased for different shooters in your home may mean survival. It’s one thing to have different handguns when you’re an experienced shooter. If you aren’t, or have multiple shooters in your home, making sure they are similar and that family members are properly trained and practice properly, is essential. Read this post to find out why.