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Can A Glock Fire Underwater? – What Happens When You Fire

Glocks have an almost universal reputation for being reliable. They don’t break, they don’t jam, and they rarely fail when fired. But can they fire underwater? The answer may surprise you. So, can a Glock fire underwater? Yes! They can. Glocks can fire underwater relatively easily given the circumstances. So long as the rounds are intact they will still fire. …

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How Accurate Is A Glock 17

The chances are you have at least heard of the Glock 17, even if you have never gotten the opportunity to fire this impressive sidearm yourself. The Glock 17, and all Glocks for that matter, have a reputation for being easy to use and highly accurate.  So, how accurate is the Glock 17? The short answer is very. As handguns …

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Can You Shoot Slugs In A Mossberg 500

Chances are you have used, or certainly seen, a Mossberg 500 at least once in your life. This very famous pump-action shotgun is popular for a reason. It’s reliable, powerful and pretty darn accurate. But, can a Mossberg 500 shoot slugs? So, can you shoot slugs in a Mossberg 500? Yes, the Mossberg is certainly capable of shooting slugs. But, …

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Can A Glock Fire When Dropped?

There is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding the Glock and its firing/safety mechanisms. The Glock is a far safer gun than many people realize, however it does have some small concerns. But can a Glock fire when dropped? So, can a Glock fire when dropped? No. A Glock is not going to fire when dropped. A Glock has …

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What Glocks Do The Cops Use?

Many people are curious about which Glocks, and other pistols, that the police in America use. America has some of the best-armed police in the world so which pistols they choose to use is a good indicator of quality. This article will not only cover the exact models of Glocks that police in America use, but why.  So, what Glocks …

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Do Holographic Sights Use Batteries

A holographic weapon sight is a non-magnifying sight that allows the user to look through a glass optical window and see a holographic reticle image superimposed on the field of view. The hologram of the reticle, built into the window, is laminated by a laser diode. This laser diode needs the power to illuminate the holographic reticle, this is way …

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A Beginners Guide To Red Dot Sights – What You Need To Know

Advances in electronics and optics have helped shooters strengthen and refine their aim. In particular, red dot sights, also known as red dot optics, are among the most popular options in the market today. They are usually small, electronic sight systems that generate a dot-shaped reticle that serves as a designator for where your rounds should land. The reason why …

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How To Zero In An EoTech Holographic Sight

EOTech, a division of L-3 Communication (among the largest defense companies in the U.S.) delivers technology and products in the field of holographic sighting systems, tactical laser, and imaging equipment. Their holographic weapon sights for small arms have been adopted by various military and law enforcement agencies. HOW DO HOLOGRAPHIC SIGHTS WORK? Unlike reflex sights, a holographic sight doesn’t use …

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Do Red Dot Sights Work At Night?

More and more beginners, as well as professional shooters, are appreciating the benefits illuminated dot sights can give them. In particular, the appeal of red dot sights seems to be their simplistic operation, high target acquisition speed, and shot accuracy.  Speed is the feature that shooters seem to appreciate the most – target acquisition with these types of optics is …

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Red Dot Sight Magnifier

Red dot sights are optics that give the shooter an aim point in the form of an illuminated red (in some cases green) dot. They are very popular, especially among AR-15 style rifle owners because they’re easy to use and allow a quick acquisition of the target. They are generally designed to be used at close to moderate ranges and …