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Buying Your First Handgun: 5 Tips From a Former Gun Store Associate
Athlon Outdoors contributor—and former gun store associate—Dave Bahde offers five key tips for those of you looking to buy your first handgun.
Tips and Tricks for Quicker Gun Drawing with Fred Mastison
Gun drawing is one of those skills we must master with the hopes of never having to use it. Fred Mastison breaks it down for us.
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A Helpful Guide to Choosing Your First Gun for Self Defense
These are the myriad factors you must consider when choosing a first gun for concealed carry or for protecting your family inside your home.
A Comprehensive Guide to Buying the Right Concealment Holster
Picking the right concealment holster is absolutely critical. To make things easier, we created a guide showing the variety of models now available.
7 Critical Things to Consider with Off-Body Carry
If you're going to practice off-body carry rather than on-body, these are the seven major considerations you need to be aware of.
A Definitive Guide to Selecting the Best Handgun Ammo for Your Needs
Choosing ammunition can be daunting considering how much "information" about defensive handgun ammo is on the Internet. This should clear things up.
How the AR-15 Is Helping More Women Join the Shooting World
Rare is the day that new shooters do not walk off the line with smiles on their faces after shooting an AR-15.
5 Must-Know Tips For Effective Handgun Cleaning
Good handgun cleaning is the key to ensure that your firearm keeps running effectively for when you need it the most.
8 Reasons Why Revolvers Are a Great Choice for New Shooters
Semi-automatic pistols may be all the rage, but revolvers remain a reliable pick for both new and experienced shooters alike.