Tactical How-To

Competently handling your firearm is only half the equation. The other half is understanding how to react in any given situation. This is where Gun Digest’s tactical how-to section comes into play. Our experts’ articles, reviews and videos are sure to help you master the most powerful weapon at your disposal – knowledge.

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Essential Pistol Reloading Techniques

The act of reloading is an overlooked issue in most training, but it is true that shooters are killed due to dropping magazines, shaking hands, placing the magazine in backwards and placing empty magazines back into the pistol. The stress induced by a life-threatening situation causes shooters to do things that they would not...

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Surveillance Video: Concealed Carry Stops Milwaukee Robbery

On Jan. 30, 2012, Dierre Cotton allegedly attempted to rob an Aldi's grocery store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a sawed off rifle. A customer carrying a concealed handgun changed the outcome of events for the better and stopped the robbery spree.