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Pistols — The Magnificent 7 (For Beginners and Beyond)

Most shooters are introduced to shooting on .22 LR pistols for good reason. They have a low recoil and offer an easy initial introduction. But what about a “first gun” for new shooters? There will be plenty of dissension and additions to the list, but here are 7 pistols perfect for any new or experienced shooter.

Smith & Wesson M&P 22C pistol


S&W M&P 22c

Are you a fan of the Smith & Wesson M&P series of handguns? Guest blogger and pistol instructor, Lori Winstead finds the M&P 22c (Compact) an excellent training gun. Find out why it is one of her new favorites in this gun review.

Stainless steel palm-sized mini revolver with wood grips


The One Gun I Loved, But Sold Anyway

Do you have that one gun that got away? One that you will regret selling forever? Shooter’s Log writer and editor, Suzanne Wiley does. After selling expensive, quality self-defense concealed carry guns, classic military rifles and various other firearms, you will be surprised at which one she regrets selling the most.


The Quiet .22

It is fun, it is quiet, and this load is also affordable. Accuracy is surprisingly good as well. Check out the details in this post and see how it performed in testing with multiple firearms.

8 different models of Ruger 10/22 rifles in current production.


The Ruger 10/22

Every year, Cheaper Than Dirt celebrates the Ruger 10/22 on October 22—10/22. This year the Shooter’s Log details a brief history of the Ruger 10/22 rifles, lists its current production models and explains why the Ruger 10/22 rimfire rifle is one of America’s most iconic rifles. Join us in celebrating the Ruger 10/22 .22 Long Rifle rimfire rifle.