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What Is Twist Rate? A Brief And Simple Explanantion

Along with learning the practical elements of shooting comes the bewildering array of lingo that you have to be familiar with. Across the land, shooters congregate and discuss every detail they prefer with respect to their firearm. Rifle shooters in particular will discuss the twist rate, but what is a twist rate? The twist rate is simply the rate at …

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How Fast Does A 45 Bullet Travel?

With all the excitement about the 9mm and the 40 s&w, people tend to think the 45 is slow and less effective. This is because the Military dropped it in the 80s, and the FBI also chose to use the 9mm recently. Still, it remains a popular round, so when fired how fast do they travel? The 45 travels at …

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Which Glocks Shoot 22LR?

There are many fine pistols, and even in the unusual pistol caliber of 22 LR, there are some good automatics, like the Walther P22Q and the Ruger SR22. But Glock has a very impressive background in forearm production and many like the Glock brand of reliability. But does Glock make a 22 pistol, and if so, which Glock shoots 22 …

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Can A 9mm Bullet Kill You?

Bullets are designed with one purpose in mind. They are manufactured with the sole intent of protection of force. Put brutally, to kill if necessary. With a wide variety of calibers, from a small air rifle to 50 caliber machine guns each bullet comes with a different capacity to do damage. So what about the 9mm?  Can a 9mm bullet …

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Is A 9mm Good For Self Defense

The questions surrounding self defense are almost infinite, but at some point, you will run into the idea of a 9mm as a choice. It has many advocates, but does it have any serious drawbacks that you might want to consider. With many calibers available, you will probably need an answer to the question of whether, as a caliber, the …

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Will A Glock Fire Without A Magazine

When it comes to personal protection firearms safety, Glocks have been a big brand in the market for years, but there are many manufacturers who can claim their firearms are safe. And that begs an interesting question, are Glocks safer than others on the market? Does safety include an already chambered round, and will a Glock fire without a magazine? …

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What Is The Smallest Glock

Finding the right gun for you is very important. We all have different wants and needs, sometimes we are looking for size and power. Other times we are looking for the smallest, most subtle, gun available.  We still want power and quality, but we are still looking for the smallest model possible Glock is perfect for this. So, what is …

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Why Is The 9mm So Popular

The 9mm is the bread and butter of the shooting world. It has been a very, very, long time since the status quo of what is normal has changed. The 9mm has remained, and will likely continue to remain, most people’s ammunition and Caliber of choice. So, why are 9mm pistols so popular? In short their longevity and ease of …

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How Much Does It Cost to Begin Pistol Shooting

With the world seemingly going crazy, now is as good a time as any to pick up some valuable life skills. Most people have never owned, or even held, a gun before. They might even feel like breaking their way into this hobby to be a little daunting. Assessing the likely cost of starting is a good first step. So, …

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Is .45 ACP The Same As .45 Auto?

Everyone has a preference when it comes to ammunition. Chances are, you’ve overheard, or even participated in, a handful of arguments down at the range about which ammunition is best. You have maybe even heard somebody arguing about the .45 ACP. Many people claim to know what they are talking about, yet don’t even understand what ACP stands for. So, …