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Pistols & Revolvers
Michael Crites

The Best .45 ACP Pistols

What is it about the vaunted .45 ACP cartridge that keeps it as one of America’s most self-protection and competition rounds? We examine this classic

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Guides
Michael Crites

In-Depth Review: Ruger Charger .22LR

Is the abbreviated 10/22 that is the Ruger 22 Charger series the best plinking or rimfire benchrest handgun on the market today? We take a

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Headstamp-to-Headstamp
Michael Crites

Headstamp-to-Headstamp: .223 vs 5.56

“223 Remington” & “5.56x45mm NATO” designations are often met with indifference — like there’s no real difference between the two. We point out that there are, indeed, meaningful differences to be aware of.

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Pistols & Revolvers
Michael Crites

The KelTec CP33: A Review

The KelTec CP33: A Review The .22 target pistol market is an exciting segment of the firearms world. Often costing thousands of dollars, many of

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Guides
Michael Crites

The Remington 870 Tactical — A Guide & Restrospective

The Remington 870– the greatest selling pump-action shotgun in the history of firearms– is famous with sportsmen and has also been the gold standard for dependable and ultra-reliable tactical models for users both in and out of uniform.

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Reviews
Michael Crites

What is Tannerite?

A Guide to America’s Favorite Binary Target Marker Variously described as shot indicators, reactive targets, or a target marker, Tannerite has been around for over

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Firearm Faceoff
Michael Crites

Firearm Faceoff: Single Action vs Double Action

Single Action vs Double Action: What’s the Difference? When looking at pistols you’ll likely run across the terms single-action and double-action. Though these distinctions may

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Firearm Faceoff
Michael Crites

Firearm Faceoff: Glock 17 vs 19

The differences between the Glock 17 and Glock 19 are subtle but the two 9mm pistols certainly bring a different design philosophy to the user.