Guns and Camo

Guns and Camo. From the basic to the advanced, we will cover the world of firearms (and maybe the occasional 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.

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Air Rifles: Fun For All Ages

As we grow older, we lose pleasure in the things that used to make us happy when we were kids. Skipping rocks on water, playing in the sandbox, burning ants with a magnifying glass. One of my favorite activities was shooting air rifles. This pastime still holds true even as...


What's It Worth: Para Ordnance CCO Black Watch

Manufacturer: Para Ordnance Model: CCO Black Watch Caliber: .45 ACP Value: $600 The Para Ordnance CCO Black Watch is chambered in the ever-popular .45 ACP. It has a 3½-inch match grade barrel that’s incredibly accurate. The real beauty of this gun is found in its light double action (LDA) trigger...


The Benefits Of A Suppressor

I work at a gun shop. New and exciting products are always coming through the door, but one thing never changes: The people who walk through the doors are always intrigued by suppressors . People always have questions about suppressors. Here are the answers to a few of them. HOW...


How to Choose the Right Handgun

“I’m a first time shooter and my friend told me I need a .357 magnum revolver.” I hear that all the time as a firearms instructor. People come into the range to try a certain gun because their neighbor’s uncle’s girlfriend dated a cop who said that it was the...


What’s It Worth: Beretta 3032 Tomcat .32 ACP

Manufacturer: Beretta Model: 3032 Tomcat Caliber: .32 ACP Value: $325 Today, I present to you the Beretta 3032 Tomcat chambered in .32 ACP. Beretta manufactured this gun from 1996 and discontinued the model in 2013. The Tomcat is a very unique pistol. It is a magazine-fed, semi-automatic gun. Tilting the...


5 Great Rounds for Deer

Whitetails are the most popular big game in the country. More people flock to the woods to hunt deer each year than any other game species. So it only makes sense to have a plethora of cartridges to choose from. Here are five of the best. .243 Winchester The .243...


Custom Work Improves Handguns

I’ve talked a great deal about rifles—particularly hunting rifles—on this blog. But I don’t want to give anyone the impression they are my only interest. I was a serious handgun shooter before I ever bought a hunting license. I’ve shot handguns competitively and have done a fair amount of hunting...


What's It Worth: Ruger Red Label

Manufacturer: Ruger Model: Red Label O/U Caliber: 20 gauge Value: $998.75 This week we have a Ruger Red Label 20 gauge over/under shotgun. Red Labels were made from 1977 to 2011 in various configurations and chamberings and were released again in 12 gauge only in 2013. This particular gun was...


Social Media And Public Perception

Social media plays a big role in today’s age. People—especially younger generations—use social media more than the news. Heck, it is their news. And because of that, we have to watch how we portray ourselves as gun owners, now more than ever. That includes paying attention to what makes it...


What's It Worth: Colt Python .38 Special

Manufacturer: Colt Model: Python Caliber: .38 Special Value: $2,500 For this “What's It Worth” installment, I bring to you a very nice piece straight from my father's collection. This particular gun was the first revolver I ever laid my eyes on. The gun is a Colt Python .38 special target...


The Ethical Shot Defined

This time of year, many of us (myself included) are heading to the woods to chase game. Some of us will be guided, some will hunt with friends, and some will hunt alone. Wherever you hunt this fall, there’s something important you need to keep in mind: You are the...


How To Dry Fire Practice

What if I told you that there is a way to practice with your firearm that'll greatly improve your accuracy? What if that practice could be done in the comfort of your own home? Would you give it a try? In one of Keith's recent blogs, he talked about having...


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