7 Advantages of Striker-Fired Handguns Over Hammer-Fired Guns

7 Advantages of Striker-Fired Handguns Over Hammer-Fired Guns

Striker-fired handguns have exploded in popularity and acceptance since the early 1990s. Law enforcement, the military, and the shooting public have all found reasons to prefer them over hammer-fired handguns. This spike in popularity is understandable once the advantages of striker-fired pistols are explained. The striker-fired handgun appeals to shooters because they offer more “bang…

5 Most Popular Pistol Reloading Powders (Plus my favorite!)

5 Most Popular Pistol Reloading Powders (Plus my favorite!)

Members of the shooting community reload pistol ammunition for a variety of reasons. These can include cost savings, commercial availability, and tailoring a load for specific needs. The three consumable components that every reloader needs to purchase are bullets, primers, and smokeless gunpowder. Choosing a smokeless powder for reloading pistol ammunition is a critical step….

9mm vs 9mm Luger: Is it the same thing? A clear explanation.

9mm vs 9mm Luger: Is it the same thing? A clear explanation.

At some point, all of us are new to firearms. Maybe you, the reader, are new to guns at this very moment. That’s perfectly fine because, once again, we’ve all been there. This article is going to help explain why confusion exists in the naming of ammunition, as well as common terms like cartridge, caliber,…

10 Best Handgun Manufacturers: What brands are good?

10 Best Handgun Manufacturers: What brands are good?

The shooting public has never had it better when it comes to handgun selection. Here in the United States, we are able to choose from both domestically produced pistols and a wide variety of foreign-made models. This makes for a very competitive market that doesn’t tolerate a second-rate offering. While there are many good companies…