I’ve had several experiences during the past few months that have impacted my ideas about shotguns. One was the research and shooting tests involved in firing more than two dozen shotguns while writing “The Preppers Guide to Shotguns” for Skyhorse Publishing. ...

In the spirt of full disclosure and to get the hate mail started “tout suite,” I have never liked the .40 S&W and will make my case after recounting a bit of its history. The .40 S&W was designed as ...

Home » Gun Care » Throwback Thursday: Firearm and Ammo Storage Practices for Warm Weather On the ammo storage side of things, the important aspects of weather are the swings in extreme temperatures and how heat accelerates oxidization. Extreme temperature ...

Hornady Manufacturing, Inc. has been making quality ammunition for decades. From starting the original two-man operation in 1949 to becoming an industry leader in bullet design and development, Hornady has retained a strong commitment to quality and reliability. Its wide ...

I thought of the reasons why I like these classic magnum cartridges, and how they came to be. Then, I wondered whether it would be of interest to those who read these articles, so here it goes. I have used ...

One shot stopping power… The facts bear out that a larger caliber is more likely to stop the bad guy than a smaller one. However, that information is based on bullets that struck the target. It does not account for ...

The .45 ACP is my favorite handgun cartridge. I have to get that out of the way before I begin. Just the same, I have an open eye and mind, and I am not blind to other developments. History of ...

The 9x19mm cartridge has been in development since 1901. In that time, it has only gained popularity, with shooters around the world using it for a variety of tasks. This versatility has given life to many different 9mm rounds with ...

During lonely hours, we sometimes replay long ago moments. The past only exists in the memories we have edited and cultivated. Nostalgia, with its cousins — ennui and romance — hang together. In our field of firearms, some seem to ...

At LAX AMMO OC, we get asked all the time, “who can I contact for firearms training in Orange County?” New and seasoned gun owners are often looking for firearms instruction to either learn as a first-time shooter, brush up ...