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Who invented the fist gun?

Who invented the first gun? A brief history of firearms.

The Evolution of Weaponry Weaponry and humans have a long history. Weapons were used as far back as 400,000 BC. Throughout human history, they have been used for hunting, for sport, and for both law enforcement and criminal activities. Weapons have created entertainment, envied collections, and self-defense strategies for as long as there has been …

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FBI Handgun Wounding Factors

Below you will find a complete reproduction of the FBI’s “Handgun Wounding Factors and Effectiveness” report. This is a useful document for any shooter as it details the FBI’s thinking and policy on the deployment of lethal force via handgun.  S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation  HANDGUN WOUNDING FACTORS AND EFFECTIVENESS  FBI ACADEMY …

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Gun Statistics

Firearm Statistics

Table of Contents NICS Background Checks The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Check System (NICS) is the system used by FFLs to process background checks for gun buyers, and the FBI does a fantastic job of reporting and breaking down NICS data. We’ve used that data to provide a high-level look into gun sales. Granted, the …

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Firearms Glossary

A glossary of firearms terminology & terms References to firearm condition standards are those that have been established by the National Rifle Association regarding the physical status of antique weapons.   ACPAbbreviation for automatic colt pistol. ActionA firearm’s working mechanism (typically the receiver or frame and breech bolt) that facilitates its firing and loading/unloading. There …

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Firearm Training Resources

Where can you get quality firearm training? One of the most important things any gun owner can do is train how to use their weapon. We’ve compiled these resources to help locate quality resources for your firearms training needs.  American Firearms Defense www.americanfirearms.net National Rifle Association of Education & Training Programswww.nrahq.org/education/ NRA Safety & Trainingwww.nrahq.org/education/training/find.asp …

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