Guns and Camo

Guns and Camo. From the basic to the advanced, Adam Millard will cover the world of firearms (and maybe the occasional blowgun, slingshot, and air rifle) in a manner that puts hunting and in-the-field practicality first. Editorial in the name of powder, steel, and ammo. Heck yeah.

  • Buying an AR-15: Understanding Barrel Twist

    There are a lot of important factors that you should consider when it comes to buying an AR-15: Would the barrel's twist rate be one of them? Well it should be, and here’s why. What is rifling? Rifling grooves are machined into the gun’s barrel. These grooves engage the bullet’s...

  • How to Store Your Gun Properly

    Big-game seasons are ending all over the country. Before your gun makes its long slumber in your safe, make sure it's properly cleaned and stored. There are a few things I do when I put my guns away to make sure that they'll be in tip-top shape for the next...

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Improve Your Handgun’s Range with a Red-Dot Sight

Reflex sights are one of the most practical aiming solutions available: fast target acquisition, and mounting options make these a great little enhancement to multiple shooting platforms. So what is a reflex sight? Reflex sights are commonly referred to as a micro red dot. These little sights are big on...


6 Suppressor Tips from a Gun Shop Expert

People are always intrigued about firearm suppressors. While obtaining one might be a bit of a headache, here are some of my tips when that day might come. 1. Keep Them Clean There are numerous different makes and models of suppressors on the market. With that said, depending on what...


Christmas Gifts for Gun Enthusiasts

Do you know someone who loves guns and gun accessories? Need a gift for them? Look no further. Here are some very good options. Click here for more gun articles and videos. Check us out on Facebook .


Muzzleloader Hunting Basics

It’s time to break out the smoke pole and fill a late-season deer tag. On my most recent trip to the shooting range, I was shocked at some of the other shooters' care and loading procedures used when shooting their in-lines. Having grown up with a father that loves the...


Confidence in Your Gun Is Everything

[Editor's note: Our Realtree.com Guns and Camo blogger Adam Millard says a good gun is based on your confidence in using it. Do you agree? Read on for more of his advice.] By definition, confidence is the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; it means:...


Record Your Hunts Via Your Scope

Taking two of my favorite hobbies and combining them into one — shooting guns and filming my hunts. There's multiple scope cam options out there for the consumer to mount onto their scoped guns . These units attach to either the gun or the scope and allow you to connect...


Waterfowl Choke Tubes to Try This Season

If there is one type of hunting that I enjoy the most while hunting with a group of people, it would have to be waterfowl . From sitting in flooded timber shooting Greenheads, or laying in a cut wheat field shooting geese, it's great camaraderie. But along with the camaraderie...


4 Great Survival Guns

Bug out guns : what are they and why do you need one? In today's world it's hard to think of a disaster where you'll become dependent on what you can fit into a backpack. But it's always good to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. One...


7 Guns for Hog Hunting

Their numbers are out of control. They produce multiple litters a year and do more than a billion dollars of crop damage annually. Feral hogs are a big problem. And what's worse? Their numbers are increasing and are spreading across the country. If there's one thing that hog hunters can...


The 8 Best Guns for Groundhogs

You into groundhog hunting? Try one of these eight guns. Ruger 10/22 What kind of small game gun list would this be without the most popular semi-automatic .22 LR on the market? It wouldn't be much of a list. The 10/22 is a working man's gun. From the flush-fitting, 10-round...


Single Stack vs. Double Stack Handguns

Some people prefer the single stack. Others prefer the double stack. As bad as we hate to say it, sometimes it just comes down to the individual and the situation they're in. There is no definite answer. There is no definite winner. You have the single stack. And you have...


.22 WMR vs. .17 HMR

It gets brought up all the time: I want a gun that has a little more punch than a .22 long rifle. The first thing I ask the person is what they plan on using the gun for. If it's a gun they'll use on things like groundhogs and other...


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