The official blog of Corrina Peterson, Gun Digest Books Editor, on the inside view of new gun books and gun writers.
The announcement said “Learn to Shoot Pistols!” With a Combat Focus Shooting clinic on my schedule for June, I thought this local basic handgun training class would be a good way to avoid showing up at the clinic completely unprepared.
The Advanced Armament Company has been making suppressors for some time now. So when it came time to design a cartridge and build an upper to house it, they knew a thing or two about the job. The result? The .300 AAC Blackout.
When it comes time to reassemble your Springfield M1A after cleaning or repair, it will be critical to remember these important points.
A half hour of basic instruction in the fundamentals of shooting a pistol can get you up and running with good technique. Don’t spend years developing bad habits or think you can learn to shoot a handgun by watching others (and certainly not from what you see on television or in movies!).
Whether you’re interested in hunting, competition, concealed carry or self defense, you can find a handgun that fits. When deciding between a revolver and an autoloader, the size and strength of your hands is an important consideration.
Do your rifle shooting skills need improvement, or do you need better equipment? Here’s how to decide, from rifle marksmanship instructor and Gun Digest author Peter Lessler.
Introduced as an inexpensive plinker, the High Standard Sentinal .22 revolver was ahead of its time with landmark revolver design features. Unfairly tarnished with a “junk gun” image, it may be the best buy in a used handgun available today.
If you have to pull your head back to see a full field or prevent the ocular ring from dinging your brow, your rifle scope is mounted too far back. Check out these tips on how to scope a rifle.
Cartridge identification is important to anyone who works with ammunition cartridges, whether it’s reloading or collecting. While it isn’t foolproof, often the easiest way to identify a cartridge is to look at the headstamp.
When buying a used handgun, how do you know if it’s a gem, or a problem that someone else dumped on an unsuspecting buyer? Check out these tips for evaluating a used handgun prior to purchase.