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Shotguns for Self Defense at Home


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When it comes to choosing an ideal gun for home defense—it’s hard to argue against the benefits of a shotgun. Unlike a handgun, with its short sight plane, a longer shotgun is much easier to aim, particularly by less skilled shooters during a stressful moment. A shotgun also throws a wider pattern than a single […]

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An Uncommon Yet Common Gauge


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When one sees or hears a numerical designation of bore diameter, like .22-caliber, .30-caliber, .45-caliber and .50-caliber, he or she has a good idea of the relative size of the projectile, if not the powder charge driving it. Caliber is a bore diameter expressed in hundredths of an inch (.50-inch or 1/2-inch) or millimeters (7mm […]

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