The Defender Training Academy at the Defender Outdoors Shooting Center is great place to learn, improve, and train your firearm technique and your defensive firearm use. But, for those outside of North Texas, the DTA Director of Training has a series of quick drills you can use to increase your skills at your local range. […]
Would a gun-friendly President address the wishes of American gun owners and push to repeal the NFA (National Firearms Act)? That’s what some are asking with a recent ‘We The People’ White House petition.
Over the five or so days of SHOT you seen tends of thousands of people, thousands of products, and hundreds of different manufacturers. It’s definitely a lot to take in, but we try to find time to snap a few pictures, ask a few questions, and try to get the information passed a long to […]
The Defender Training Academy focuses on training all gun owners from first timers to veteran shooters. The DTA Director of Training, Matt Lillis, also started a new video series of Defender Drills for those outside of North Texas. In this installment of Defender Training Drills, Mr. Lillis shows us his Triple Threat Drill that takes […]
Christmas time is here and kids are studiously writing their letters to Santa. Meanwhile, the gun owners are waiting to see what President-elect Trump might bring them in the next four years. There are already a few bills in state houses and Congress alike, but will any of them see the light of day? Let’s […]
The Lewiston Tribune recently awarded Vista Outdoors (parent company of CCI and Federal Ammunition) Vice President Marty Zacha the Business Person of the Year award. In the following business profile, Zacha gave his insider’s opinion on future rimfire prices and production.
It happened. For the first time in eight years, gun owners can breathe easy that the President doesn’t have an anti-gun agenda. With both houses of Congress held by a firearm friendly majority and a Supreme Court nomination on the way, things are looking up for the firearm world. But what does all this mean […]
For much of the handguns’s modern history, the action involved a hammer that is cocked and released on the pull of the trigger. A few attempts were made to make a striker-fired handgun, but few panned out until the much heralded Glock 17. Since then, many other gun manufacturers have followed suit with their own […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 — Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC), today announced that it will hold a special meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time for the purposes of seeking approval to change its corporate name from Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation to American […]
Most people who have been around firearms long enough get the basic process of how a gun works. Trigger drops the hammer (or striker), hammer hits the firing pin, firing pin hits the primer, and the cartridge goes ‘bang’. Then the recoil of this process resets the gun and puts the next round in battery. […]