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Glock Deconstructed: Did You Win the Book?

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win "Glock Deconstructed," the hottest new release from Gun Digest Books. Find out who won the book, and how to get your own copy of this behind-the-scenes look at one of the most famous gun makers in modern firearms history.


Book Giveaway: Glock Deconstructed

Glock handguns: Love 'em or hate 'em, "Glock Deconstructed" offers an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the most famous gun makers in modern firearms history. This week, we're giving away a copy of "Glock Deconstructed" to one lucky winner.

Instruction before concealed carry class helps new shooter.

Handgun Training Class: A Bit of Reading Beforehand Helped

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.

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AR Testfire: The AAC Blackout .300

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.

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Choosing a Handgun: Hand Size & Strength Matters

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.


Cartridge Identification: Start With the Headstamp

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.