Author Gun Noob

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.

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)

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)

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)

Ammo

Hollow Points vs. Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Ammo

If your life depends on it, what kind of ammo should you use? Hollow Points or Full Metal Jacket? Find out the difference and our recommendations for the best defensive ammo for each caliber. (Read)
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