Out of the box, the AR-15 is action ready. Whether you are ready to plink, hunt, or defense your castle, a stock out of the box AR-15 will get the job done. However, who wants to settle for a rifle the peaks at getting the job done? Likely, the best money you can spend on your AR is a simple to install, drop-in trigger upgrade. Here are our top 10 choices to improve your accuracy.
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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!
Developing a proper grip on your handgun will give you the single-biggest measurable improvement in your shooting. Here’s how to do it.
New shooters tend to ask me, “How badly is that gun going to kick?” Brand new female shooters in particular psyche themselves up for a gun to hurt them. Even more experienced shooters aren’t immune to flinching. However, flinching or anticipating the recoil affects accuracy. I have five simple tricks to help freeze the flinch and get you right on target in no time.
Training and practice are the essential tasks for shooting accurately and well. The pistol you choose, although important, is not nearly as vital as understanding the basic principles involved in shooting, shooting accurately and knowing what to do when confronted with an adversary. Read this post to learn exactly what is the essentials of safe shooting.
A recent study commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation found the majority of first time gun buyers practice shooting at least once a month and report the number one reason for their purchase was for home and self-defense. If you are a new gun owner, are you training correctly for self and home defense? The importance in being able to quickly access your gun, aim and shoot into the vital area of a perpetrator is more important than being able to hit the center of the bullseye with every shot.
Ammunition is in short supply, but high demand these days. As soon as it is delivered at the loading ramp, the line starts forming in anticipation of when it will hit the shelves. The high demand has also caused prices to follow, but that doesn’t mean we can afford to let our hard-earned skills suffer as a result. Recently, I came across a solution that will not only ease my ammunition demand, but it has taken my dry-fire practice to an entirely new level. LaserLyte has developed a new interactive target system with dual modes for reaction and training—the Reaction Tyme Target, TLB-RT.
Your shooting skills can weaken by 20 percent in just one week without practice. If you don’t already practice at home with an unloaded gun, now is the time to start.
What’s the first thing to do after buying a carry pistol? A range trip, of course! For many new shooters,…Read More >