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Articles written by TheNoob from GunNoob.com before its acquisition by Pew Pew Media in 2016. TheNoob was dedicated to passing on knowledge to beginners that he learned along the way. A *hat tip* to you, good sir.

Fun

The Top 10 Movie Guns

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Gun Reviews

[Review] Hi-Point .45 ACP : Clunky But Runs

It's ugly...it's cheap...but it's effective. See how we rank the Hi Point 45 in terms of reliability, cost, upgrades, shootability, and more. (Read)

Shooting

Sight Radius: Why Does it Matter?

Quickly learn what is a gun's sight radius and why it matters for accuracy. Plus examples of various handguns and rifles' sight radii for comparison. (Read)

Reloading

Steel Media Tumbling On the Cheap Guide

Thinking about switching to steel media? Learn why you should totally do it, what to buy, how to save money, and tips to get the shiniest & cleanest brass. (Read)

Rifle

Guide to Rifle Actions: Break, Bolt, Pump, Lever, & Semi

Your rifle's action dictates its strengths and weaknesses. Find out the pros/cons of popular actions with our quick guide full of pics and GIFs. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Ruger American Review: Affordable & Gets the Job Done

The Ruger American isn't perfect, but it sure is affordable. See why I still love it in this review and think it's one of the best deals out there. (Read)

Gear Reviews

Hornady vs Harbor Freight Ultrasonic Cleaner Review

Ultrasonic cleaners are the best way to clean gun parts. See how they work and which popular model reviewed is the best: Hornady or Harbor Freight. (Read)

Rifle

What’s a Scout Rifle and Do I Need One?

Learn what makes a scout rifle, when would you ever really need one, and recommended models that live up to the stringent specs. (Read)

Cleaning

Ballistol Product Review

Does Ballistol beat our tried and true Hoppe's No. 9? Find out in our review of its effectiveness, smell, price, and other useful purposes besides firearms. (Read)

Ammo

Demystifying Shotgun Shell Terms

Quickly learn everything about shotgun shell terms from shell size to shot type, size, material, and length. Plus recommendations for the best ammo! (Read)

Shooting

Different Ammo in the Same Gun...Kaboom?

Your revolver is .357 mag, but people say it shoots .38 special. Your AR-15 says it can shoot 5.56X45mm, but your friend says just get .223. What's going on? (Read)

Gun Reviews

SIG Sauer P238 [Review]

Looking at getting the Sig Sauer P238 picket pistol? See how it stacks up in our review in terms of reliability, cost, shootability, upgrades, safety, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Taurus PT-1911: Most Worth It?

See what we think of the Taurus PT 1911...entry-level 1911 with tons of great features. We'll cover reliability, shootability, pricing, upgrades, and more. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Estimate The Trade-In Value of a Gun

Quickly estimate the trade-in value of a gun so you don't get ripped off. Complete with examples and tips on how to get the best possible price. (Read)
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