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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.


Gun Reviews

Maverick 88 Defense Shotgun [Review]

The Maverick 88 is affordable but does it stack up to be an effective self-defense shotgun? Check out our full hands-on review. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Stoeger Condor Over/Under: Best Under $500?

The Stoeger Condor is the best over-under shotgun for under $500. See why as we cover reliability, breakdown, cost, upgrades 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)

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)

Gun Reviews

Remington 597 Beginner Gun Review

We go over why you would possibly pick the Remington 597 over the Ruger 10/22 in terms of reliability, price, shootability, accessories, safety, 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)

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)

Beginner's Guide

MSRP vs Reality for Guns

Quickly find out the difference between the MSRP and the real retail price of guns....plus how to find the best prices online and offline. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Gun Review] FNH FNS-9

A gun that might beat our favorite Glock 19! See how we review the FNS-9 in terms of reliability, cost, shootability, upgrades, safety, and more. (Read)
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