NRA Shooting Illustrated ARTICLES
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
How To Handle Aggressive Individuals
"Stay aware, stay prepared, but most of all, stay calm"
Gun Test: CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol
This is a lot of CZ home defense firepower for a surprisingly low price
Gun Test: Benelli M4 Cerakote Shotgun
The Benelli M4 shotgun is the the civilian version of the U.S. Military’s M1014 Joint Service Combat Shotgun - And it just got better
Gun Test: Hi-Point C-9
To all of you that complain that gun reviews feature guns you can't afford - Behold the Hi-Point C-9
Gun Test: Remington 870 DM Shotgun
You have to see Big Green's magazine fed Model 870
Gear Test: Nikon P-223 3x32 Riflescope
A great scope you can afford
Gun Test: Springfield Armory Range Officer Elite Compact 1911
Springfield is a name you know - 1911 Is a classic - Chambered in 9mm - What is not to like?
Gun Test: Wilson Combat Paul Howe Tactical Carbine
Some guns are just better than others - This is one of those guns
Gear Test: XS Sights FR8 Glock Night Sights
Better sights - Better shooting
Gear Test: PHLster Gen 2 Glock Skeleton Holster
"Buy good gear made by professionals and you will not be disappointed."
Point Shooting: A Valuable Self-Defense Skill
"Point shooting may just be the skill that saves you from the vicious, in-your-face attack, that everyone dreads."
How To Avoid Being A Victim
Ask a criminal what they look for in a victim and this is what they will say
5 Must-Have Upgrades For Your Remington 870
Turn that pump into a fighting machine