Points of Impact: February 5, 2022

ICYMI: Top SHOT Show Fashion Finds, Women Gun Owners Surveyed, Go Wild for Turkeys ...

by posted on February 5, 2022
Target With Rifle Holes

At the top of our lineup this week, some news we could use from you: For several years The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) has surveyed and reported on results shared by as many as 6,000 women. You can see the results from the 2020 survey here. So did much change from 2020 to 2021? After all, 2020 was a record-breaking year for women buying guns. TWAW aims to find out through its latest survey ... 

There’s a lot of good, bad and ugly related to firearms floating around the internet and social media. The overwhelming majority of gun owners are great people going about their business safely and respectfully—so how do so many cringey photos and stupid arguments end up online? Here are some tips to help you steer clear of the bad and the ugly and make sure that you’re part of the good ...

What is proper sight alignment and sight picture? Sight alignment is the relationship of the front sight to the rear sight. Sight picture is the relationship of your proper sight alignment to your intended target. Find out how those relationships relate your round to your target (relatively) here

What are electronic sighting systems, and how do they work? Consumers need to know the difference between electronic sights to choose the right optic for their needs. There are four types of electronic sight systems on the market today: reflex sights, prism sights, holographic sights and laser sights ... learn more here.

So, what type of turkey would you like to have on your springtime menu? There are four species of turkeys that are within easy reach of most hunters in the United States. But be aware—hunting turkey does have consequences. It only takes one hunt to become addicted! Go wild for turkeys this spring

SHOT Show 2022 may be in the rearview mirror, but the great guns and gear are along for the ride this year! Check out our review of tiny, tough EDC knives here.

Want to learn more about Blackhawk's STACHE N.A.C.H.O. holster (and why you're suddenly a little hungry)? Click here for a new way to carry concealed.

Finally, don't miss our top fashion finds from the SHOT Show exhibit hall floors! Here's what had us saying, "Can we take one home to, uh, try out?"  

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