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David Lane

Learning how to shoot at a young age in the Boy Scouts, David now spends most of his time working on or with firearms. Be it shooting, upgrading, building, tinkering, or writing about them - sharing his passion and knowledge of firearms with others is an everyday occurrence.


Optics & Scopes

5 Best 3x Red Dot Magnifiers Under $200 [Real Views]

Have a red dot or holo and want to reach out? We bought the most popular 3x magnifiers and tested clarity, eye relief, mounts, and bang-for-the-buck. (Read)

Prepping

Bug Out Bag List [Ultimate Guide]

Want to know everything about bug out bags? We go over scenarios, different types, and then a deep dive into the list of essentials. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Canik TP9SFX Review: Best Value $500 Handgun

The best bang-for-the-buck handgun for $500? The Canik TP9SFX is our current winner due to flat shooting, 100% reliability, and an optics-ready design. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Taurus G2C Review: $200 for a Reliable CCW?

How cheap can you go with a concelaed carry gun? The Taurus G2C puts it to the test with a $200 12-round micro pistol. But is it reliable and accurate? (Read)

Optics & Scopes

Red Dots vs Green Dots: The 5 Best Green Dot Sights

Torn between a red dot and a green dot? Review the science behind these optics and check out our list of the top green dot sights. (Read)

Pistol

14 Best 9mm Pistols [2022]: Home Defense, CCW, Women, Competition

Our best 9mm pistols review with emphasis on home defense, concealed carry, women, and competition use. All hands-on reviewed with video! (Read)

Observations

AAPI GO, Asian American Gun Group, Fights for 2A

We sit down and chat with Asian American and Pacific Islander Gun Owners co-founder Scott Kane to talk about the advocacy group's mission. (Read)

How-To

[How-To] Zero a Rifle Scope Quickly & Easily

Feeling nervous about getting your new rifle scope on target? No worries, we’re here to help with a complete guide on how to zero a scope. (Read)

AR-15

Best Alternative AR-15 Cartridges and Calibers

Looking for a harder hitting AR-15? We cover 5 of the best alternative cartridges and calibers with their pros, cons, and recommended uppers & ammo. (Read)

History

A Picture From History: Dogs For Defense

In this Picture From History, we look at how dogs entered service in WWII and their contributions to the war effort then and now. (Read)

History

A Picture From History: Walter Mess

We look at the fascinating life of Walter Mess, an unsung OSS hero of World War II, in our latest dive into history. (Read)

History

A Picture From History: Battle for Hong Kong

We take a look at the impressive might and will of young, undertrained Canadian troops who bravely fought the Japanese Imperial army in Dec. 1941. (Read)

Competition

NRL22 Updates Match Rules for 2021-2022 [Guide]

We take a look at some match updates for NRL22 for the 2021-2022 season. Come see what's changed and what we think this means for the sport. (Read)

History

A Picture From History: Mujahideen

Continuing our history series, we look at the Mujahideen and their fight against the Soviets in Afghanistan during the 1980s. (Read)
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