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Trigger Reset: Slapping the Trigger Guard vs Riding the Reset

When it comes to self-defense shooting…do you ever want to be in second place? Probably not…like the great Bill Jordan said, “Be first or be dead, there is no second place winner in a gunfight!” One of the more controversial training aspects in shooting is how you release the trigger after shooting. We’ll walk you […]

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Best AR-15 Ammo for the Range & Home Defense 2017

Not sure the best ammo to feed your AR for the range and home defense? We’ll go over caliber, barrel twist, bullet type, and price range to find your perfect fit. *UPDATED 2017*: New .223 and self-defense options. Ready to begin? AR-15 Calibers: 5.56 vs .223 Your average AR-15 comes in two popular calibers, the 5.56x45mm […]

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Best AR-15 Optics & Scopes 2017: Red Dots to Magnified

Not sure what optic or scope to get for your AR? We’ll cover 1x optics and magnified scopes, plus recommended mounts, accessories, and backup sights.  By the end of this you’ll know the perfect one for your budget and end use. *UPDATED 2017*: More optics! So let’s get started with red dots first! Best AR-15 Red […]

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5 Best Home Defense Tactical Shotguns of 2017

At this moment I have a safe full of nice and expensive rifles and handguns.  But…it is a shotgun that sits by the bed. Why? Because, per trigger pull, it delivers the most terminally devastating payload possible from a controllable, shoulder fired firearm. When it comes to home defense we all want the most effective […]

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Best Electronic Hearing Protection Ear Muffs for Shooting

“WHAT DID YOU SAY?!?” Ready to stop yelling and level up to electronic hearing protection? I’ll walk you through the most popular ear muffs for all budgets and what I use for all-day competitions and when I’m being the range officer (RO). My Hearing Protection Journey I first started with the 3M Optime ($20) above since […]

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Best 9mm Ammo 2017: Self Defense & Range

Find out the best 9mm ammo for self defense based on ballistic gel tests that cover penetration depth and expansion. Plus the best range plinking ammo too. Best 9mm Ammo for Self Defense Testing Background The below pictures and data are from a super in-depth post from Lucky Gunner plus a little bit of our personal […]

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