Author Travis Pike

Travis Pike is a Marine infantry veteran, firearms enthusiast, and NRA certified instructor. He’s a lifelong shooter who just happened to be mediocre enough with a gun and a keyboard to combine the two and write. He currently teaches concealed carry courses and enjoys spending time in Florida’s Nature Coast. He is interested in helping folks protect themselves with firearms and shoot better at the range.

Optics & Scopes

[Optic Battle] Red Dot with Magnifier vs. Prism vs. LPVO

Wondering what's the best magnified setup? Come read up on red dots, prisms, and LVPOs to find out which one is right for your setup. (Read)

Fun

[Guide] Best Showers Guns to Protect Your Bathroom

Hear a crash while lathering up? What's a person to do? Grab a shower gun, of course! Come see our list of the top 10 best shower guns. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

[Ultimate Build] Best Upgrades for the Springfield M1A

Regardless of your feelings towards the M1A, we can all agree it could use some upgrades. So, we pulled together the ultimate M1A parts list. (Read)

Prepping

[Guide] Must-Have Gear for Your Car Survival Kit

Whether you’re prepping for disaster or just want to handle a flat, come see our list of the top supplies to stock in your car survival kit. (Read)

Optics & Scopes

[Hands-On Review] Pinty 3-in-1 Rifle Scope Combo

The Pinty 3-in-1 Scope Combo is a bizarre red dot, scope, and laser optic. How strange is it? We mounted it on a Ruger 10/22 to find out. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Discreet Rifle & Pistol Bags [Ultimate Guide]

Need to tote your rifle or pistol but don't want everyone to know what's up? We got you covered with a list of the best discreet gun bags. (Read)

Gear

[Hands-on Review] Cloud Defensive Rein Flashlight

We take the new Cloud Defensive Rein flashlight for a test in the dark. Come see why you should definitely buy this weapon mounted light. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Targets and Stands for Shooting [Ultimate Guide]

Ready to grab targets but stumped on what to buy? We have the lowdown on the best targets (and stands) to make range time productive and fun! (Read)

Modding

[Ultimate Build] Best CZ Micro Scorpion Upgrades

The CZ Micro Scorpion is cool...but it could always be better. So, we grabbed some accessories and made some much-needed upgrades. (Read)

Glock

Affordable Glock Braces: Micro Roni vs. RT 20/20

The CAA Micro Roni goes head-to-head with the Recover Tactical 20/20 in the battle of Glock braces. Come see who takes the win in this brawl. (Read)

Fun

The Guns of Christmas…Movies [Ultimate Guide]

Take a tour through the wonderful world of Christmas movie guns and find out which films are a must-see for the holidays. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Shotgun Lights for Home Defense [2020]

Don’t believe the myths. You can toss a light on a shotgun and we’ve rounded up the best models to prove it — for pump-action and semi-autos. (Read)

AK

Best AK Pistols: 7.62 and Beyond [Ultimate Guide]

Who doesn't like a short AK? Come learn all about AK pistols, why you definitely want one, and which are the best of the best. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Optics for Your Shotgun [Ultimate Guide]

An optic on a shotgun? Prepare to learn all about why an optic makes sense and which models we recommend you slap on your shotgun right now! (Read)
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