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Sporting Shooting – Part 2

We continue our blog into the different types of shooting sports and start where we left off. Pistol shooting events are very popular and can be with a revolver or an automatic pistol. Most pistol shooting is to do with targets and is often called Bullseye shooting. Pistol Shooting Events A very popular form of sports shooting for pistols is Bullseye shooting, this can also be done with rifles. It is mostly a long-di
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Shooting Sports – Part 1

In this blog we will be looking at the different kinds of guns and the type of sports that they are used in.  Basically, to some degree, there are three different types of guns used in sports: rifles, pistols and shotguns; and everything else is a variation on these three. Rifles Rifles are classed as shoulder firearms, they have long barrels and rifled bores. Mostly you need two hands to handle a rifle and they are
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How to Store Your Guns Safely

Once you have decided to take up sports shooting, it is probably a very good chance that you have bought your own guns to participate with. Keeping them at your gun club is a great idea as they are stored safely there, but there will be occasions when you may prefer to have them at home. Perhaps you are going to an event or competition and need to get access to your guns quickly. Storing guns at your home will fall u
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What is Three Gun Shooting

What is Three Gun Shooting

There is a fairly new sport in the world of shooting called “3-gun shooting”, it consists of different courses that competitors have to tackle with three different types of gun, namely a rifle, a shotgun and a pistol. The course will throw up all manner of targets some short distance and some long, and scoring is calculated both on accuracy and time. Each stage of the course is assigned specific points depending how
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Best Guns used for Home Protection

Best Guns used for Home Protection

Firearms in the home are part and parcel of life today. Whether you choose the gun for recreational usage or as part of home security will largely affect the choice of gun. Gun lovers around the world are often reminded that it is better to bring a gun to a gun fight than to turn up empty handed. Advice like this might sound amusing; however, it also can have an important ring to it. Shot Guns Short barreled shotguns
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Top Personal Security Tips - Part 3

Top Personal Security Tips – Part 3

In our last couple of blogs, we have looked at ways that you can protect both your physical self and indeed your home, from would be attackers. This time out in the last of our top personal security tips we will focus on protecting your online presence. The need for good online security has become more apparent in recent times, due to the huge increase in cyber type crimes. Keep Software Updated Without question one
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Top Personal Security Tips - Part 2

Top Personal Security Tips – Part 2

In our last personal security blog, we looked at ways that an individual should remain vigilant against attack. You might remember we covered a little bit of self-defense and what you should do when confronted by an unwanted character. This time around we will look at home security and the part that you can play in reducing the chances of become a crime statistic. Installation of an Alarm System It should come as no
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Simple Ways to Protect Your Home

Simple Ways to Protect Your Home

It is amazing in this modern world that home security is still flagrantly ignored, there are some simple ways that you can protect your home that will not cost a fortune. Apart from the loss of personal possessions and damage, the very fact that an intruder has been in your home is most discomforting. The following are simple, but effective ways of securing your property from intruders. Secure All Doors A third of al
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The Guns That Forged America – Part 2

This is the second edition delving into the history of the gun in American culture, and how it affected major events that forged a nation. In this blog we look at the more recent firearms that have made momentous events happen in American history. Springfield 1903 Rifle The Springfield 1903 was the rifle of choice for the American military during WWI until it was replaced in 1936. It was the first real bolt-action ri
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The Guns That Forged America – Part 1

America was part of the New World, and because it is relatively a young country the gun has played a big part in forging its history. Since its very inception during the American revolution back in 1765 when America battled for its independence against British rule, the gun has been at the forefront of American history. In this blog we look at some of the most important guns that helped forge a nation. Long Rifle The
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