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Gun Classes For Women: Safety, Skill, And Empowerment

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Gun classes for women are designed to foster a sense of community, empowerment, and self-advocacy. A good women’s gun class addresses the unique concerns surrounding female gun ownership in a safe, supportive environment. Whether you are new to shooting or a vet, the Marksman’s female-only gun classes offer a wealth of benefits in and out […]

What Is FMJ Ammo?

If you’re new to the world of shooting, you might find yourself quickly bogged down with new vocabulary. Some of the most important verbiage will necessarily concern the type of ammunition you use. You may be familiar with the term “Full Metal Jacket” (FMJ) thanks to a certain film. But what, exactly, is FMJ ammo? […]

Concealed Carry Belt Options

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Concealed carry belts are a good option for gun owners looking for a minimalist approach to safely transporting their weapon. No need for anything other than your holster and your regular jacket over the top, and you’re ready to go. While concealed carry belts are a fairly straightforward accessory, they do vary considerably in quality […]

Parts of a AR 15

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The AR-15 rifle is a versatile and widely used firearm known for its modularity and customization options. Understanding its components is essential for both enthusiasts and newcomers alike. In this guide, we’ll give you a comprehensive breakdown of the parts of a AR 15 so you can have a better idea of your options.  AR […]

What Are the Different Types of Rifle?

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Rifles have long been an essential tool for hunters, sports shooters, military personnel, and law enforcement. There are several categories to choose from, each with its own benefits and special considerations. Let’s take a closer look at the different types of rifles you may come across. We’ll discuss the design and purpose of each weapon, […]

Shooting for Accuracy

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Tips to Increase Your Accuracy at the Range Achieving accuracy at the shooting range is a skill that requires a combination of focus, technique, and consistent practice. Whether you are a seasoned marksman or a beginner looking to enhance your shooting abilities, there are several key factors to consider when shooting for accuracy (which is […]

Do You Need a Gun Cleaning Mat?

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Maintaining a firearm is a crucial responsibility for any gun owner. Regular cleaning not only ensures the longevity of your firearm but also contributes to its optimal performance and safety. One often-overlooked accessory when it comes to weapons maintenance is the gun cleaning mat. Do you really need one? What makes a gun cleaning mat […]

Concealed Carry Purse Options

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If you own a gun for self-defense purposes, there are a few methods for toting your concealed carry weapon. Holsters are an option, at the shoulder, waist, or even ankle. For many women, however, concealed carry purses are the preferred way to transport their guns. Also called Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) handbags, they offer a […]