Firearms

Defender After Dark: OSS Suppressors

Defender Outdoors has started a new YouTube series, Defender After Dark. The After Dark series shows some of the things the range officers get up to after the range closes up for the night. These short clips let the watcher sit in on some of our product testing and exclusive interviews with range guests. This […]

A 12 Gauge with AR Parts

A semi-auto 12 gauge with AR parts compatibility. I like the thought of that. Like a lot of shooters, I have a closet chock-full of spare AR buttstocks, triggers, sights, and grips. After building an embarrassingly large number of ARs in various calibers, having the freedom to use those leftover goodies to piece together something […]

NRA: Trigger Control

NRA Family printed an amazing new article by firearms trainer Larry Quandahl regarding trigger control. The article goes into detail on proper hand and finger placement, dry firing drills, and ways you can improve your own aim. The short read is definitely worth your time if you want to improve your handgun skills. !

Smith & Wesson Improves the M&P with the 2.0

When the S&W M&P polymer handgun hit the market in 2005, many felt it was okay—just okay. While shooters welcomed the ergonomics, not having to pull the trigger to takedown, multiple back straps, high grip and undercut trigger guard, they found that the trigger and reset disappointing. The frame did not have much texture and […]

Ruger to Chamber The Precision Rifle in 5.56mm NATO

Ruger officially announced another caliber for their very popular Precision Rifle line. The newest kid on the block will boast the intermediate 5.56mm NATO cartridge. Ruger already produces their rifle in .308 Winchester, 6.5 Creedmoor and the new hot caliber, the 6mm Creedmoor (that’s not a typo).

April Fools in the Firearms Industry

April 1st, commonly known as April Fools’ Day, is always fun time to be on the internet. Many of the big technology giants like Google, Netflix, and Snapchat had their fun on the day, as did many other brands and companies like Coffee-Mate, Burger King, and Bush’s Baked Beans. Even Russia had some fun with […]

Is Your GLOCK Outclassed?

In the late 70s and early 80s, Gaston Glock, an engineer with no firearms experience, designed a curious prototype handgun. The project would later carry the title of the venerable GLOCK 17. While not the first polymer framed handgun ever produced, it was by far the most revolutionary for the time. What happens over the […]