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Competently handling your firearm is only half the equation. The other half is understanding how to react in any given situation. This is where Gun Digest’s how-to section comes into play. Our expert articles, reviews and videos are sure to help you master the most powerful weapon at your disposal—knowledge.

Modern Shooter gets a first-hand look at firearms training taken to the next level.
An Alexander Arms AR in 6.5 Grendel bangs steel fast and furious past 600 yards with ease.
Mastering the particulars of the AR-10 upper receiver helps you get more out of the heavy metal brute.
Understanding the AR-10 lower receiver is key to getting the rifle you want.
If you want to compete in the Heavy Metal Division of 3-Gun, you’ll need an AR-10. Here are the basics.
Learn to sweat the small stuff when reloading ammunition and you’ll be rewarded with improved accuracy.
Equipping your custom AR-15 .300 Blackout with night vision, you can shop for all the pork you could possibly want.
The Mk12 Mod 0 is a heavily customized AR-15 for mid-range sniper use. Here’s how to build your own.
Shooting’s new super sport: extreme long-range shooting
Champion shooter Cory Kruse's tips for sporting clays success. Tactics for finding your break zone and game planning a station for greater sporting clays success.
When you really need a short, handy AR-15, nothing beats an SBR truck gun.
Working the trigger of a double-action revolver quickly and accurately isn’t rocket science, but there is a learning curve.
Before you crack into the gas system proper, it's good practice to check the status of your gas rings.
Informal tests might suggest an AR's gas system is to blame for a carbine's issues, but there are false positives that can muck up troubleshooting efforts.
Handgun not running right? Your lubrication regime may be to blame. Find out the rules of thumb to keep your gun a well-oiled machine.
To troubleshoot an AR gas system, the first step is figuring out if the gas system is to blame.

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Competently handling your firearm is only half the equation. The other half is understanding how to react in any given situation. This is where Gun Digest’s how-to section comes into play. Our expert articles, reviews and videos are sure to help you master the most powerful weapon at your disposal—knowledge.