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.

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)

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)

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)

Gun Reviews

Saiga .223 Rifle Review

The ultimate Saiga .223 Review...we cover its AK-47 heritage, shootability, upgradability, reliability, maintenance, upgrades, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Colt 1911-22 Beginner Gun Review

One of the most fun guns we've ever shot! See how we review the Colt 1911 .22LR in terms of reliability, cost, shootability, upgrades, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Norinco SKS Rifle Review

How does the SKS stack up against the newer AK? We review the Norinco SKS in terms of reliability, shootability, pricing, safety, upgrades, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Taurus 627 Revolver Review

See how the Taurus 627 compares to other revolvers in terms of reliability, shootability, price, safety, upgrades, and more. Hint: not too shabby! (Read)

Gun Reviews

Springfield Armory XDm Beginner Gun Review

Find out if we'd trade in our Glock for the Springfield XDm in our review of reliability, shootability, affordability, upgrades, safety, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Ruger GP100 Beginner Gun Review

Quickly learn everything from reliability, affordability, shootability, upgrades, and more in our Ruger GP100 Review. (Read)
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