Massad Ayoob

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Massad Ayoob: The Dangers of Over-Penetrating Bullets

One critical rule of firearms safety is that the bullet must stay in its intended backstop. No responsible shooter would go to one of the older indoor shooting ranges that have a warning poster saying “LEAD BULLETS ONLY, JACKETED BULLETS CAN PIERCE BACKSTOP” and then proceed to pump hard-jacketed bullets into that frail backing.

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Video: Would-Be Robbery Thwarted by Concealed Carry

When a van pulled up next to a Milwaukee couple walking a dog on March 24, 2012, something didn’t feel right. The couple’s fears were realized when the driver pulled a handgun and demanded their belongings. What happened next is a perfect example of how concealed carry keeps law-abiding people safe. Source Learn More...

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Ayoob: How Wonderful to Die Old, Fat and Happy

Get the handgun shooting, self-defense and concealed carry skills and knowledge that can save your life, from America's best-known combat pistol shooter, in "Combat Shooting with Massad Ayoob."

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Gun Photos: Colt 1911 National Match

The National Match 1911. The finest 1911 ever produced? Here are 10 photos from Massad Ayoob's Greatest Handguns of the World to help you decide.

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Check Out These Excerpts from Massad Ayoob’s New Book

In "Combat Shooting with Massad Ayoob," America's best-known combat pistol shooter shares stories and insights from his decades of experience. If your skill with a gun is the only thing standing between you and death, you'll be glad you read this book. While you wait for your copy to arrive, check out these excerpts....

Video: Massad Ayoob Interview – Greatest Handguns Part III

Dan Shideler, editor for Gun Digest Books, interviews Massad Ayoob about the release of a new book, Massad Ayoob's Greatest Handguns of the World. In this installment, Shideler asks Ayoob whether the 1911 is the greatest handgun of all time.

Video: Massad Ayoob Interview – Greatest Handguns Part II

Dan Shideler, editor for Gun Digest Books, interviews Massad Ayoob about the release of a new book, Massad Ayoob's Greatest Handguns of the World. In this installment, Shideler and Ayoob discuss some of lesser known models found in Ayoob's new book.