Author Megan Kriss

Megan Kriss is an avid recreational shooter by day, and writer/editor by night. She has an extensive linguistics and writing background, and has written for everyone from Allstate to celebrity plastic surgeons. She also has experience in international affairs and political policy analysis.

Competition

Olympics Shooting Events: What Are They Anyway?

It's that time again. Find out all about the shooting events in the Olympics, from pistol to rifle and shotgun based events. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

4 Best Heated Jackets: Keep Your Core Cozy

Want to keep warm? We go over our favorite heated jackets that surprisinly come from power tool manufacturers. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

5 Best Ruger 10/22 Magazines [Plus Loaders]

Looking for reliable Ruger 10/22 magazines with regular or high capacity? We've got 5 of our favorites, plus the best loaders out there to save your thumbs. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best In-Wall Gun Safes: Can't Walk Away

Want a safe that can't walk away with a burglar? We review the best in-wall gun safes to keep your pistols and long guns hidden and secure. (Read)

Gear Reviews

Best Heated Gloves: Because Cold Hands Suck

Need some toasty hands? We cover some reasons to get heated gloves, different warming methods, how to choose the best one, and our favorite models. (Read)

News

[Is It Dead?] Hudson H9: Lawsuit & Current Status

What happened to Hudson Manufacturing's H9? We cover the current status of lawsuits, and what to do if you currently have an H9 in hand. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Portable Water Filters for Survival & Hiking

Water is too important. These top rated filters will help you be able to drink from less than desirable sources during hikes or survival situations. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

5 Best Derringers: Our Favorite Tiny Bois

A small gun that fires a big bullet? We choose our top favorite Derringers that are a blast to shoot at the range and even conceal as a backup gun. (Read)

Holsters

Best G43 Holsters [All Carry Positions]

Looking for the best Glock 43 holster for you? We cover what makes a great holster, and our favs for IWB, OWB, shoulder, and women specific ones too. (Read)

Ammo

The Weirdest & Craziest Ammo Out There

Stuff that sets things on fire, lethal darts, and old fashioned armor piercing...we take a look at some of the most exotic ammo types out there. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

4 Best Pepper Spray for Self-Defense [Tested + Video]

Pepper spray is the most common non-lethal self-defense tool. But picking the one that is right for you isn't easy, don't worry - Pew Pew Tactical is here. (Read)

Observations

"AR" Stands for "Armalite Rifle" in "AR-15": What's an Assault Rifle?

Wondering what exactly AR stands for in AR-15? We've got all the answers plus what our picks of the best AR-15s on the market. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Ruger Mini-14 & Mini-30 Models

There's a ton of models of Ruger's Mini-14 and Mini-30. We'll over some history, specs, and then dive into our favorite models of each Mini. (Read)

Optics & Scopes

5 Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes: Maximize Your Accuracy

Want to get the max accuracy out of your Ruger 10/22 rifle? We cover 5 of the best scopes made for rimfire rifles at a variety of budgets. (Read)
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