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shooting a deadbolt

Mythbusting: Shooting A Deadbolt

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick We never get tired of watching movies, but we often watch scenes play out that aren’t realistic. Their approach is believable, but the way they go about solving problems defies logic, engineering, and sometimes physics. Take deadbolt locks as an example. When a character shoots a deadbolt lock, it disintegrates and […]

223 VS 308

223 VS 308 Winchester

Like kudzu growing in the south, no matter where you go, you can find 223 and 308 ammunition. Some people stack ball ammo by the case, while others prefer boutique offerings in fancy boxes. The point is, that these two calibers remain the most popular centerfire ammo in the civilian and military markets. However, comparing […]

direct impingement VS piston

Direct Impingement VS Piston Driven AR-15s

By Guy J. Sagi The variety of modern sporting rifles available today is staggering, ranging from basic and utilitarian to fully tricked-out race guns. Regardless of style, price or accessories, all harness a portion of the hot gas released with each shot to fuel their semi-automatic operation. There are two methods of putting that captured […]

how fast do bullets travel

How Fast Do Bullets Travel?

How fast do bullets travel? You’ve likely overheard other shooters discussing things like bullet velocity, penetration, or projectile trajectory. While these terms form a second language of sorts for seasoned shooters, these conversations can be a bit challenging to navigate if you are less well-versed on the subject of ballistics.  There’s no reason to sign […]

shooting a tire

Mythbusting: Shooting A Tire

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick We’ve all seen Hollywood movies where cops or bad guys are shooting tires to end a high-speed chase. Realistic or not, we’ve frequently seen tires shot from the windows of moving cars. Or other unlikely scenarios, like the hero standing in the middle of the road to shoot the tires of […]