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How Is the Caliber of a Rifle or Handgun Determined?

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You might have heard the word caliber before so what does caliber mean and how do you determine it in your firearms? Determining the caliber of a rifle or handgun is important because it tells you what type of bullet and its size will be.  Caliber can determine how much damage you’re gonna inflict on …

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What Handgun Do Navy SEALs Use?

Gun on a table

Like any other professionals on the field, Navy SEALs can’t properly do their jobs if they don’t have the right tools. In their case, it’s all about weapons and military equipment. Having the best weapon available increases the chances of a successful mission and also coming out of the mission alive and well.  For Navy …

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How to Hold a Handgun for Maximum Accuracy

Person holding a gun

Holding a handgun isn’t as simple as one might think. It requires various techniques and a lot of practice in the shooting range. More important, using a gun wrong will not only turn it useless, it can also be dangerous. That’s why knowing how to hold a handgun for maximum accuracy is important in terms …

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A Guide to the Basic Parts of a Handgun

Semi automatic pistol held at shooting point within a grassy land

​In preparing a guide to the three basic parts of a handgun, we examined many different handguns. These included single action revolvers, double action revolvers, and several different types of semi automatic pistols. After going over these, we settled just what these key parts are, and how they differ among types of guns. ​Pistols and …

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