Category: How to Guides

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Carrying Spare Magazines

By Vic Laboy The idea of carrying spare magazines in addition to your firearm is often overlooked. Most assume only what’s in their weapon will suffice. Ideally, we aim for the most lightweight, yet efficient everyday carry configuration; however, sometimes you need to carry more to truly be prepared. Take …

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The Four Rules of Firearm Safety

  The four key rules of firearm safety and why they are important.  By Vic Laboy Most everything we do in life is governed by a set of rules. From traffic lights to office protocols, rules are inescapable. In the firearms industry there are four rules everyone should know and …

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How To Deal With Trespassers

By Pete Rogers For two seasons, I was unable to hunt our property that is two and a half hours away due to some family issues. It was a glorious day when my son and I were finally able to return and drive down and begin scouting and getting ready …

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FMJ vs. Hollow Points – Choosing the Right Ammunition

By Vic Laboy A firearm without ammo is like a car without gas. You have it; however, it is not as useful as you intended. As you shop for ammo, take note of your application and what the intended use of the firearm is. If you are visiting the range …

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9mm, .40 S&W, or .45ACP – The Triple Threat

  By Vic Laboy There are countless debates when discussing which round is superior over another for defensive carry. In addition to arguments over single versus double stack, or even open carry compared to concealed, one of the more commonly debated topics is about the dominant pistol caliber. Depending on …

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Six Best Handguns for Hunting

  By Pete Rogers Selecting the right handgun for big game hunting can be daunting. There are so many excellent choices. Narrowing this down to five is going to leave some out. Here is a list of some of the finest handguns available for big game hunters. The choices are …

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Hunting Southern Quail – Shotguns, Dogs And Mr. Bob

  By Pete Rogers Growing up in the South has its advantages. Grits swimming in butter, sweet iced tea, and bobwhite quail hunting all highlight a life lived in the pines and rolling hills of South Carolina. Sadly, throughout most of my life, the bobwhite quail hunting has become more …

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EDC (Every Day Carry): What It’s About

  By Vic Laboy Every day carry, or EDC, can be defined as the items you carry on your person daily. This could be anything from your car keys to your wallet, cell phone, etc. For some, this is all they need; however, many of us choose to carry items …

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Keys To Gunsmith Shop Organization – Solutions

  By Brett Smith Continued From Keys To Gunsmith Shop Organization – The Mess. How to keep organized Now that we have covered the why, lets discuss the how of cleanliness and organization. There are tools and techniques that I like to use that really help me cut down on …