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Beginner Guides

If you’re new to self-defense or just starting out in concealed carry, look here first for everything you should know from the get-go.

Best Handguns for Training New Shooters

Scott W. Wagner —March 5, 2021

First introduced in 1884, the .22 LR cartridge excels as a beginner’s first handgun. Four factors contribute to its serving… Read More

A Beginner’s Checklist for New Gun Owners

Bob Campbell —January 23, 2021

Beginning your journey as a responsibly armed gun owner may seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be. Use this beginner’s… Read More

Conversations on Safe Guns and Gun Safeties

Beth Alcazar —December 29, 2020

It never ceases to amaze me how many times I end up answering questions about whether or not guns are… Read More

Beginner Series: Practical Gun Training Tips to Try at Home

Beth Alcazar —December 10, 2020

Today was the first time I shot in probably well over a month. I’ve been traveling and speaking and just… Read More

Beginner Series: Gun Holsters

Bob Campbell —December 10, 2020

Post 5/6 NOTE: Catch up with other articles in our Beginner Series below: Article 1 | Article 2… Read More

Beginner Series: Firearms Ammunition

Bob Campbell —December 10, 2020

Post 4/6 NOTE: Find more articles in our Beginner Series below: Article 1 | Article 2 |… Read More

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