NRA Shooting Illustrated ARTICLES
5 Handling Tips For A Home-Defense Shotgun
Favorite tip: Don't Rely on the "Slide-Racking" Scare
Gun Test: Rise Armament RA-350 T Series Rifle
"Rise Armament, out of Broken Arrow, OK, is one of the many relatively small, relatively new companies making AR-based rifles in what had been a burgeoning market"
Testing A New Concealed Carry Gun: 3 Steps To Success
If you are thinking of changing your carry or home defense gun here is what you need to do
Gun Test: TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun
What are your feelings towards a magazine fed shotgun?
Gun Test: A*B Arms Keystone 722 .22 LR Chassis Rifle
This light and accurate .22LR was "ringing the bell" at 300 yards
Choosing The Best Survival Shotgun
We usually argue over the best home defense shotgun so let the discussion begin
Dealing With Recoil From Your Home-Defense Shotgun
Because a 12 gauge kicks like a mule
Origins Behind A Few Tactical Facts
How is gauge measured? Do all revolvers revolve in the same direction?
5 Must-Know Drills For Your Home-Defense Shotgun
When someone breaks into your home it is too late to practice
Gun Test: CZ-USA 805 Bren S1 Rifle
"For the shooter looking to get a piston-driven, 5.56 NATO-chambered defensive rifle, the CZ 805 Bren S1 should be at the top of the list"
4 Reasons Why You Need A Reload For Your Concealed-Carry Gun
Better to have it and not need it
4 Tips For Picking The Right Concealed-Carry Pistol
The good news is that there are a lot of choices out there
Gun Test: Taurus Spectrum
All you Taurus haters are challenged to find something wrong with this gun - Tested in .380 ACP
Train To Fight: Solid Defensive Habits For The Armed Citizen
If you are bad with no pressure you will be worse under pressure
Injured In An Attack? Stay In The Fight
"You can’t call 'time out' and go get medical aid; your only hope is to keep fighting"
Building A Budget Home-Defense Shotgun
Convert your Remington 870 or Mossberg 500 cheaply and easily
Gun Test: Phoenix Weaponry Christine AR-10 In .45-70 Auto
A firearms manufacturer you probably don't know with a cartridge you never heard of that creates 4,674 ft.-lbs. of muzzle energy is something you must see
Hollywood Gun-Handling: Don't Believe What You See
"In countless films, we have seen the hero whip out his shooting iron, fire from the hip, and smoke the bad guy at 25 yards, or more"
Classic Guns: Smith & Wesson Model 39 'ASP' Combat Pistol
"Paris Theodore lives on today as the mastermind behind a truly innovative pistol design"
Drop Your Gun at the Range? Let It Fall
Now why would you let your gun hit the ground? Question answered!
5 Critical Mistakes Made By Defensive Gun Owners
You have to make fewer mistakes than the bad guy and the situation happens quickly
Gun Test: Ruger Security-9 Pistol
This is the everyman handgun - High-capacity, durable and affordable, very affordable
Gear Test: Aimpoint CompM5 Red-Dot Sight
"Beyond being merely a miniature version of the U.S. M68, the CompM5 was itself developed for a military contract"
Know Your Defensive Handgun
You don't need to be a firearms expert, but if you use a gun for defense you need to know that gun well
Safe Handgun Holstering: Tips, Techniques And Trivia
"Avoiding negligent discharges is not a holster problem, it is a training problem"
Gun Test: EAA MKA1919 Match Shotgun
Made for 3-Gun competitions this 12 gauge is also a beast of a home defense gun
Gear Test: Trijicon MRO Red-Dot Sight
Torture test, "I spiked it like a football on a concrete floor several times, dumped it into cold water, dunked it in hot water..."
Gun Test: Kel-Tec CMR-30 Carbine
1" groups at 50 yards - 3 lbs 13 oz - This Kel-Tec .22 Mag is a great little varmint gun, truck gun or home defense weapon
Gun Test: CMMG MkG Guard .45 ACP Pistol Caliber Carbine
How about we just agree this is the best home defense carbine ever made? There, that was easy.
Gun Test: Ruger GP100 Match Champion Revolver
Ruger revolvers are tougher than a $2 steak - This one is no exception