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Air Guns

Trigger Types

In a similar manner to revolvers, modern semi-automatic pistols can be divided into three categories by the manner in which their triggers operate. 1. Single-action (SA) This system offers the same short, crisp trigger pull for each shot. In order to fire the first shot quickly, single-action pistols must be carried with a round in…

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Understanding the Handgun Manual of Arms

I have written before about action types and trigger types, but now we need to discuss the Manual of Arms.  This refers to the actual operation of a gun, sometimes called “running the gun”.  While this relates mostly to someone who carries a gun on their person, it also applies to someone who stores a gun…

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Instruction, Fundamentals, Equipment, Practice

Let’s assume you learned (or are learning) to shoot a pistol for purposes of self defense (that is the usual reason).  The problem for most people is that they are unlikely to ever have to prove themselves; statistically, the odds are against them (you) being a victim of a violent crime.  Therefore, they only try…

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Basic Shooting Skills

Basics.  They can be boring to teach and tedious to practice.  But, the basics have to be mastered and practiced to enhance your odds in a tough situation.  If you think of your training as a pyramid, the basics are the foundation for the skill set.  Without strong basics, the structure will collapse under pressure.…

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Air Gun Safety Tips

We are going to discuss some of the precautions you will want to take when using and cleaning your air rifle. Keep in mind, these safety tips are good for all types of guns, but this article is geared toward PCP air rifles. ALWAYS ASSUME THE GUN IS LOADED Guns are not toys. They can…

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Air Rifles – An Overview

There are many different types of air rifles available on the market today. On this article we’ll go over some major type of air rifle available and discuss the differences between each type. The aim of this article is to help you choose the best air rifle available to meet your needs. There are three…

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Gun Cleaning Tips

1. Understand how to safely take apart your gun. Today’s pistols are rather easy to disassemble, but if you’ve got any questions make sure and read the manual. The last thing you want to do is bend a part because you’re forcing something when the gun should come apart easily. Keep the manual in the case…

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Gun Safety Rules

  You never fool around or play with guns. Guns are dangerous when they are not handled or used properly and can easily injure or kill you, and those around you. There are no second chances with a gun and the rules for safe gun handling must always be followed to avoid accidents. The 12…

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How to Pick A Good Appendix Carry Gun

Not every carry pistol is necessarily well-suited to appendix carry, however. There are certain types of pistol that you might wish to reconsider, features that may make it a little more unpleasant and so on. What do you want to look for? Mostly pistols that would be comfortable to carry in any case, it’s just…

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How To Determine Eye Dominance

At the beginning of every lesson, the first thing I do is check eye dominance. Knowing eye dominance is important to becoming an accurate shot in many shooting disciplines. What is eye dominance? Just like being left or right handed, people are either left-eye or right-eye dominant. With both eyes open, we don’t realize that…

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