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Best Revolver Reviews To Help Pick The Right Wheelgun (2019)

Don't know which wheelgun to stuff a stocking with this year? Check out our best revolvers reviews from the past year to get the inside scoop.
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Video: Turning To Face A Threat

What if you need to shoot a target behind you? You turn around to engage it. It sounds simple enough, but it requires a bit of skill to remain safe and maintain your shooting position.
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Video: Basics Of Strong-Hand Only Shooting

The time may come you only have your strong hand to shoot with, best know how to put rounds on target with just one mitt.
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Sig Sauer M17: Ready For Everyday Service

A damn fine pistol, the civilian variant of the Sig Sauer M17 is more than ready for everyday duty.
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Revolver Review: Freedom Arms Model 97 ‘Packer’

A specialty handgun, the Freedom Arms Model 97 'Packer' is equally practical in its purpose (it can save your bacon) as it is elegant to handle and shoot.
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Video: Target Transition Training With The Dot Drill

Emphasizing accuracy, trigger control and sight acquisition, the dot drill is an excellent starting point to mastering target transition.
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Video: Flashlights And Weapon Lights Techniques

Flashlights and weapon lights are key parts of any carry kit, but take some knowhow to use efficiently in conjunction with a defensive handgun.
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6 Sig Sauer Pistols Perfect For Concealed Carry

Not all Sig Sauer pistols qualify as boat anchors. Here are six sized perfectly for everyday concealed carry.
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6 Areas To Focus On To Ensure Your Semi-Auto Pistol Runs Right

Want to make certain your pistol goes bang each time you pull the trigger? Then home in on these six vital facets that ensure your gun runs like a top.
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Video: When And How To Execute A Tactical Reload

The tactical reload might be the most misunderstood reload, but is essential to maximize your firepower potential.
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The Shot Timer And Defensive Handgun Training

Not simply a tool of competitive shooters, the shot timer is the ideal instrument to sharpen life-saving handgun skills.
Trigger finger placement is very important no matter what shooting discipline you are engaged in. Here, there is too little trigger finger applying pressure. This finger position will likely cause the pressure on the trigger to be applied to the left side, and not straight to the rear as it should be.

Video: Developing A Fundamentally Sound Trigger Pull

Want to hit what you're aiming at time and again? Hone your trigger pull.
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Gun Digest’s 10 Best Shooting Drills And Firearms Training Posts

Get trigger time with these shooting drills and employ the rock-solid training techniques and you’re certain to see your groups shrink and your skills improve.
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Video: Finer Points Of Clearing Corners

Clearing corners is no time to lose your nerve or go charging into the unknown.
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Sig P365 SAS Proves One Smooth Operator

Boasting a unique gutter sight in the slide, the P365 SAS promises to eliminate all potential snags on the draw.
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Going The Extra Inch: 3-Inch Barrel Ruger LCRx .357 Magnum

Ruger’s new 3-inch barrel LCRx in .357 Magnum strikes the right balance between concealability and performance.
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Video: Running The 45 Drill

While simple in concept, the 45 drill is challenging in execution and when mastered provides an excellent baseline for evaluating defensive handguns.