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Is your gun a SURVIVAL GUN? Getting through an emergency--whether fire or flood, economic collapse or mass civil rioting and every disaster small and large in between--can depend largely on the firearms you have on hand. Now, the Gun Digest Book of Survival Guns has the lowdown on what to have with you when it's all going down. Inside you'll find pertinent information on: Firearms and ammo selection--thinking beyond what's on hand. Layered defense strategies. Methods of carry and deployment. Crucial accessories--and those to leave behind. Defense while "bugging out" and traveling. And more! Law enforcement veteran Scott Wagner absolutely delivers with this volume. With the wisdom the comes from decades of serving with a badge and an insightful and logical look at what the future can hold for all of us, Wagner answers every "What if?" you have and many more you didn't.
A Shooter's GuideNow you can become an AR-15 expert. Noted author and gunsmith Patrick Sweeney takes an inside look at an icon among American rifles. The AR-15 first became known to American shooters in the early 1960s. Since then is have become one of the most versatile rifles in the world, tackling everything from military and police operations to long-range target competitions.Sweeney's expertly written text and outstanding photography show you everything you need to know about understanding the AR-15 operating system and his dedicated group of testers honestly evaluate just about every rifle on the market. If there is something you want to know about an AR-15, you will find it here.
Even more about America's favorite rifle! More models! More photos! More accessories! Field-proven and battle-hardened by two generations of warriors, the AR-15 is one of today's hottest law enforcement and anti-terrorism tools. In The Gun Digest Book of the AR-15, Volume II, master gunsmith/firearms instructor Patrick Sweeney offers even more tips, tricks and techniques about America's favorite "black rifle," the legendary AR-15. From the newest 6.8 mm loads to the latest gee-whiz accessories, if it has to do with the AR-15, it's in this book! You'll find:Ammunition Magazines Barrels Stocks Forearms Scopes Bolts Slings Lowers Flash Hiders, Comps & Brakes Shooting Tests ...and more! Whether you are a recreational shooter, law enforcement professional, or collector-The Gun Digest Book of the AR-15, Volume II is the invaluable guide you need to the ever-changing world of the ageless AR-15.
While more than a few gun makers over the centuries have sold guns in numbers that meet the million mark, it's rare to do so with just a single model. But Remington did it, and they did it with a gun that defines simplicity, reliability, and dependability: the Model 870 shotgun. Now, Gun Digest, in collaboration with noted shotgun author and expert Nick Hahn, brings you a celebration of that one fantastic gun in Gun Digest Book of the Remington 870.
The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting, 5th Edition, covers every facet of trap and skeet shooting and provides valuable insight on how to improve and win at clay-busting sports. Choose the right shotgun, and fit the gun to your needs. Understand the hows and whys of chokes in plain language! Get the most current data on shells, loads, and reloading. From the latest rules and regulations to the hottest new guns and gears, The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting, 5th Edition, is a must-read for shooters, from novice to tournament competitor.
This short eBook teaches you how to take apart and reassemble your Browning Semi-Auto 22 with confidence. Thanks to clear Assembly/Disassembly instructions and crisp photography - aided by gun expert J.B. Wood's sage advice - you'll save an expensive trip to the gunsmith by getting to know your gun inside and out!
If You Carry a Gun–If You're Considering Carrying a Gun–You Need theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns There's a lot more to legally carrying a concealed handgun than just sticking something in your pocket. Which is best for you, a revolver or semi-auto? Which caliber? Shoulder holster, waist holster, or ankle holster–or none of the above? In theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns, concealed-carry expert Jerry Ahern sorts it all out for you in clear, plain-speaking text, supported with hundreds of detailed photos. From explaining why you might want to carry a concealed handgun to testfires of many of toady's hottest small handguns, there's no better guide. It's All Here! How, when and why to carry a concealed handgun Lasers and optics Holsters and accessories Practical, real-world testfires And much, much more! Your safety and well-being are too important to risk on an uninformed buying decision. Arm yourself with the facts–in theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns!
This new Gun Digest guide helps readers make the most of research time, without loosing any reliability, by coupling authoritative reports on the latest handguns, rifles and shotguns and 3,500+ photographs, with distinct catalogs of modern commercial arms and used guns with realistic prices.
Buying? Selling? Arm Yourself with the Facts-with Gun Digest® Buyer's Guide to Tactical Rifles!A seller's market can turn into a buyer's market overnight-especially the red-hot tactical rifle market! But how do you know what a particular gun is worth? Simple! Just check the Gun Digest® Buyer's Guide to Tactical Rifles!It's all here! From ARs to AKs, from Scorpions to Tommyguns, author Phillip Peterson gives you the straight scoop on everything that can even remotely be considered a tactical rifle. And Peterson, stickler that he is, has even included tactical handguns and carbines. If it's tactical or paramilitary in nature, you'll find it here! Specifications Current Values Hundreds of Illustrations Histories And Much More! Don't pay too much! Don't sell for too little! KNOW what your guns are worth-with the Gun Digest® Buyer's Guide to Tactical Rifles!
Coyotes can be seasonal or year-round fun, but whether you're in it for the pelts or population control, Gun Digest's Top Ten Coyote Guns and accessories will help you get the job done. We have the bolts, semi-autos, calls, bipods and more, all to make your time afield a howlin' good time.
From award-winning author Wayne van Zwoll, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifles provides everything you need to know about rifles in tight, lively text and sharp photos. Get the facts on ballistics, cartridge selection, rifle mechanisms, optics, zeroing--and the shooting techniques of the masters. This book is for all rifle enthusiasts. For the beginner, it's a crash course in all things rifle. And for the advanced shooter, well, let's just say you're going to find out how much you don't know about rifles. Either way, van Zwoll will leave you wanting for nothing except more time on the range and in the field with your favorite long guns. Inside this information-packed volume, you will find: The stories behind the American and European gunmakers making the grade today. Trending now--rimfires to ARs, distance shooters, and those with big stopping power. Overview of incredible feats of the best marksman ever. The best loads for hunting and target shooting--and an inside look at what makes them tick. Sights from iron to red dot, doping the wind and getting to zero. Superb imagery. Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifles has it all--facts, photos, trivia, history, and a perspective on the genre that guarantees you, too, will fall in love with the long gun. It's a must-have for any rifle lover.
In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, Massad Ayoob helps you choose the best handgun for concealed carry.
In this collection, excerpted from the Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, Massad Ayoob discusses guns and loads to optimize concealed carry. From handguns to ammunition, learn how to gear up for self-defense.
In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of the Revolver, Grant Cunningham explains the best calibers and handgun ammo choices for the concealed carry revolver.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden gives range exercises to condition you for the follow up that happens on the street after a gun fight.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden teaches handgun grip, stance, presentation, sight picture, trigger control, reloading drills and malfunction clearing.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden demonstrates how to load and unload your defensive revolver or semiautomatic in a quick and safe manner.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden covers the three main types of handgun malfunctions you're likely to face - failure to fire, failure to eject and failure to extract feedway stoppage.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden gives a basic overview of how to get into the defensive handgun stance and how to present or "draw" your handgun.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden covers sight picture and alignment, trigger control, and single action vs. double action handguns.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden teaches the emergency reload, tactical reload and administrative reload, with photos to demonstrate each.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden teaches the ready position, thumb over thumb grip, the IPSC thumbs forward grip, the AMW grip, and the aggressive modified weaver grip.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden help you be ready with dry practice and live fire training. It's not enough to buy a handgun and stick it in your dresser drawer. Learn how to train for the worst case scenario.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden covers defensive handgun definitions, guncraft history, Jeff Cooper's ideas on self-defense, legal considerations for CCW and combat mindset.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden passes along tips and advice on practical handgun training, dry practice, tactical training and gunfighting.
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