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.

Beginner's Guide

6 Best Shooting Drills [2019]: Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun

Want to shoot better? We've got the most effective drills for pistol, rifle, and shotgun. Plus tips on how to run them, make them harder, and favorite gear.(Read)

AR-15

6.8 SPC [The Complete Guide]

The AR-15 comes in a lot of different flavors. One great for CQB and extended ranges is the Remington 6.8 SPC. We'll cover ballistics, uses, ammo, and more.(Read)

Range

[Guide] Everything You Need to Know about Tannerite

Tannerite is a fun way to add some excitement to your day at the range...if used properly. Read on to find out how to use it safely and effectively.(Read)

Review

Steyr AUG [Hands-On Review]

There are a lot of bullpup rifles on the market, almost none as iconic as the Steyr AUG though! From Die Hard to the Outback of Australia, this rifle is battle proven and interesting to handle. Learn all about it!(Read)

AR-15

10 Best AR-15 Charging Handles [Hands-On]

There's dozens of AR-15 charging handles out there. We hands-on tested almost all of them and chose our favorites for specific AR build needs.(Read)

Ammo

Best .300 Blackout Ammo [2019]: Self Defense, Hunting, Target

.300 AAC Blackout ammo comes in lots of flavors from training to home defense to hunting, we took a look at the whole range of ammo and picked out our top favorites for each type so that you can save time and money!(Read)

Beginner's Guide

[Guide] Buying a Used Gun Safely

Buying a used gun can be a stressful experience, but it doesn't have to be. We break down the process so you can stay safe, and avoid getting ripped off.(Read)

Concealed Carry

Best CCW Mag Holsters

Many of us have a CCW and carry daily. But what about ammo? Do you carry extra in your pocket? Mag holder? How much? Is it enough? We'll take a look at these questions and recommend some great CCW Mag holster!(Read)

Shotgun

Best Mossberg 500 Stocks [2019]

Shotguns are some of the most classic firearms any of us own, but maybe yours needs an upgrade or maybe you just want to tinker with something. We took a look at some of the best stocks for one of the best shotguns - the Mossberg 500 family.(Read)
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