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Your New Gun: Proper Care and CLEANING

I just got a new handgun – honestly, it’s been a while since I’ve purchased a new one. Most of my guns were used when I picked them up.  After a long, drawn-out search I settled on a Smith and Wesson M&P 9 M2.0.  I picked it up …

Will Movers Move Guns, Ammo or Gun Safes?

Ya, I Photoshopped it. The last time I watched movers move a gun cabinet was a few years ago at my brother’s former house. He has a very large gun safe where he keeps his… um, food storage… and I didn’t take a picture of the movers at …

The Difference Between a Gun Safe and a Gun Cabinet

Where should you store your guns? Do you have to protect them from children, your wife, burglars or someone else (like the government)? Is a safe or cabinet the best way to go? A gun cabinet is usually made of either wood or metal. Some cabinets are built …

The 4 Best Pistol Range Bags & Tactical Soft Cases

If you have decided to take up shooting as a new hobby, it is likely that finding the best pistol range bag is one of the last things on your mind. However, an experienced shooter will tell you how big of a mistake this can be. If you …

The 4 Best Binocular Hard Cases Review

Binoculars are a fun part of star-gazing, bird watching, or simply taking in the wildlife. The best thing about owning a pair of binoculars is that they give you the ability to get up close and personal with the world around you. Binoculars are versatile and durable. But …

How to Take Bluing Off A Gun?

One of the worst things that can happen to your rifle is rusting. If your rifle, or any firearm, rusts, it can become virtually unusable. Bluing is a process used to create a thin protective coat around the steel of your firearm in order to stave off rust …

How to Travel With a Gun on a Plane

I was planning a trip to visit my brother and dad near my home town. While growing up I would grab one of our guns, walk out the door and “go shooting”. But now that I am a multi-hour drive, or short flight, from where I grew up …

Can You Shoot a Gun While Pregnant?

Okay, let’s get this out before we even get going – I have so many issues with the photo I picked for this article. She’s exhibiting terrible trigger control, she’s got her belly bare and she looks like she’s dressed like a hippy. But, I couldn’t find a …

The 7 Best Gun Cleaning Mats and Pads

Every shooter or a hunter can tell you: Gun cleaning mats are lifesavers! Unlike towels or any other cloth, these are designed specifically for gun cleaning. And for this reason, it avoids the chance of getting the things messy while you are cleaning your gun. Below, I’ll walk …

How To Remove Rust From A Gun Without Damaging Bluing?

One of the trickiest aspects of removing rust from the outside of a gun barrel is to not harm the bluing that is present. This is because the bluing that is still intact protects the metal from oxidation which results in rust. Removing the rust generally requires scraping, …

What Are Jags Used for In Gun Cleaning?

The jag itself is rather simple, an attachment that is found at the end of a cleaning rod. They tend to be sharp and pointed to do their work. The primary purpose of a jag is to hold the cleaning patch in place as it moves up and …