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Timney Triggers Adjustable Mosin Nagant Drop in Trigger 1.5 to 4 pounds 307

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Tackling Trigger Jobs — Top Tips for Triggers

Your trigger can have as much or more influence on shot placement than your sights—specifically, it will influence group size. But how much is too much trigger? What trigger weight is most desirable? What about the legal implications of a self-defense shooting with a light trigger? Read the entire article for answers to these questions and more!

Rob Leatham and Rob Pincus on the firing line


Video: Assessing the Environment During a Self Defense Confrontation

In this video, Rob Latham and Rob Pincus discuss the differences between the assessment of a stage at a competition and a tactical situation. Common mistakes competition shooters habitually bring to a tactical situation, and the correct way to assess your situation during a confrontation. Are you making some of these mistakes? How many of these mistakes have you seen in live training classes or other online videos.

NYCPD police scramble to answer a terror threat.

Safety and Training

Into the Mind: Lone Wolf Attacks

In this article, Bob Campbell looks at successes and difficulties of identifying the lone wolf, the dangers and responsibilities of the individual to be their own last line of defense. The danger of the lone wolf is grave and not likely to be solved soon or easily, but it is a threat the individual armed citizen is likely to face, address, and defeat.

Man drawing a firearm while seatbelted in a car

Safety and Training

Video: Drawing Your Pistol in a Car

Director of the SIG Sauer Academy in New Hampshire, Adam Painchaud shares a defensive pistol tip to ensure a safe holster draw while seated in your vehicle—should the need ever arise. Painchaud also discusses some other options for carrying while in a vehicle.

Ruger American Compact .45 ACP pistol right


Ruger Adds .45 Auto Ruger American Compact Pistol

When it comes to a self-defense pistol, size matters. Compact pistols are easier to conceal and generally lighter. Some are willing to trust their lives to smaller caliber and others believe in bigger calibers to put a threat down. Ruger has answered the call with the introduction of the Ruger American Compact in .45 ACP.

James Hillin, owner of Full Armor Firearms,


Gun Store Employees Trade Gunfire With Fleeing Men. Was It Legal?

Perhaps you heard what recently happened to our friends at Full Armor Firearms in Houston. After 13 burglaries in five years, including one earlier this month, owner James Hillin asked two of his employees to stay overnight in the store. During the night, two cars pulled into the parking lot. According to the Houston Chronicle, when the Full Armor workers stepped outside with their weapons, one of the five men, who was standing near the employees’ cars, shot at them. The employees were not injured, and gunfire was exchanged as the men drove away.

Walther CCP pistol right profile


Range Report: Walther CCP

Walther’s CCP has generated a lot of attention. Light, attractive, and with the Walther name, the pistol was designed to compete with the Glock 43 9mm and similar sized handguns for personal defense. However, not all ammunition ran smoothly for the author. Read the full review.