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How Much Ammo Should You Own A Guide For Stockpiling Ammo How Much Ammo Should You Own? A Guide For Stockpiling Ammo
March 7, 2024
We’ve seen an enormous rise in the cost of ammo over the past couple of years. With government distrust and crime at an all-time high, having enough ammo...
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A variety of AR-15 magazines, all available at The Mag Shack Standard Capacity Magazines Are Essential For Armed Self Defense
March 31, 2023
It's 3 AM. Some cultures held this time as being the peak of the "witching hour" when strange and dangerous things were likely to happen. There's a creak,...
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MAGAZINE VS. CLIP THEY ARE NOT THE SAME Magazine Vs. Clip: They Are Not The Same
June 17, 2024
As much as some shooters act like it, nobody comes out of the womb with vast gun knowledge. We all had to start somewhere, learning how to shoot and understanding...
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AR-15 Backup Sights Why You Need Them & Which to Consider AR-15 Backup Sights: Why You Need Them & Which to Consider
June 14, 2024
These days, it seems like everyone knows the exact optic they are going to mount on their AR-15 before they even order the rifle! Whether it be a red dot,...
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Bolt Carrier Group Materials Don’t Fall For The Hype Bolt Carrier Group Materials: Don’t Fall For The Hype
June 11, 2024
Bolt Carrier Groups (BCGs) come in a plethora of different materials. Unfortunately, not many shooters understand that the material of your BCG can make...
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Reducing The Recoil of the AR-15: Achieving No Muzzle Rise Reducing The Recoil of the AR-15: Achieving No Muzzle Rise
June 4, 2024
The AR-15 is well-loved for its lightweight frame and low recoil. Depending on how your rifle was built, the ammo you’re using, and your grip, you may...
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Iron Sights vs. Optics on Your AR-15 The Importance of Having Both Iron Sights vs. Optics on Your AR-15: The Importance of Having Both
May 26, 2024
I often hear shooters say that backup iron sights are a waste of money or unnecessary when running an optic such as a red dot, low-power variable optic...
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Shooting Steel: Pros & Cons of Steel Targets Shooting Steel: Pros & Cons of Steel Targets
May 24, 2024
When I first started shooting many years ago, I only had access to indoor ranges. This meant paper targets were the only option, and if I wanted to shoot...
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Using PPE Properly When Shooting: The Less Appealing Conversation Using PPE Properly When Shooting: The Less Appealing Conversation
May 19, 2024
Using personal protective equipment (PPE) is not the most popular conversation in the gun industry. Go to the range on any given day of the week, and let...
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Ambidextrous Controls Worth It Or A Waste Ambidextrous Controls: Worth It Or A Waste?
May 3, 2024
You may have noticed that more manufacturers are slowly starting to offer ambidextrous controls on their firearms. Whether we’re talking about rifles,...
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Magazine Extensions Are They Worth The Money Magazine Extensions: Are They Worth The Money?
April 19, 2024
Do you ever find yourself wishing you had just a couple more rounds in the magazine? I know I sure do. Instead of rushing out to purchase an extended magazine...
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Beginner’s Guide to Customizing Your Pistol Beginner’s Guide to Customizing Your Pistol
April 9, 2024
So you picked up your pistol a few months ago, have gone to the range a few times, and are ready to customize it. It’s an itch we all get after using a...
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Is An AR-10 Suitable For Home Defense Is An AR-10 Suitable For Home Defense?
March 31, 2024
Over the years, I’ve been asked many questions about home defense, but more recently, new shooters searching for a fine home defense firearm have been...
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Choosing Different Firearms For Different Defense Needs Choosing Different Firearms For Different Defense Needs (Self, Home, and SHTF)
March 25, 2024
Finding the right firearm to protect yourself with is not as easy as everyone makes it seem.  Some will tell you to pick up any shotgun or AR-15 for...
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