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Love at First Shot | S1 E7 Buying Your First Handgun: "Path to the Purchase"

A trip to the gun store can be overwhelming, especially when you’re buying your first firearm. Join us as we follow two first-time buyers as they take their first steps toward gun ownership.

Love at First Shot | S1 E7 Buying Your First Handgun: "Customization Options"

Half the fun of purchasing your first handgun is making it your own. Colion Noir shares his thoughts on the handgun buying experience, and Natalie Foster travels to Wisconsin to learn about DuraCoat, a special paint coating for your handgun, available in hundreds of colors.

Springfield Armory's Hellcat Pistol Now in Flat Dark Earth

Springfield Armory's 9 mm Hellcat pistol was named after ill-behaved women, and that's why we want one.

On Her Own: Improving Your Draw Stroke

Use these strategies to get better at drawing your gun from concealment.

Arm the Populace: All Women Deserve Great Gun Training

The CCW course is believed to be one of the largest women-only concealed-carry gun certification classes ever held in the state of Ohio.

How to Move Up in Handgun Caliber

If you are bored with plinking away at bottles with your .22-cal. pistol and want to work your way up to blasting targets with larger calibers, here's how you do it.

5 Subtle Gun Storage Tactics For Home or Car

One of our top concerns as gun owners is how to keep our firearms secured while being quickly accessible ... ideally, in such a way that casual observers never know the gun is there.

"Just One" Guns for Beginner and Casual Shooters (Part 1)

If you are new to shooting, or just want to shoot once in a while, here's a rifle, handgun and shotgun to help get you started. 

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Shooting Handguns

Learning to shoot pistols and revolvers is an enjoyable, exciting and sometimes intimidating process. Here’s a bit of personal experience to help enthusiasts who are new to the sport.

Pro-Shooter Advice: Proper Handgun Grip

In the five years that I have been an NRA Certified Firearm Instructor, if I had to list the most common mistakes committed by my students, improper grip of a handgun would rank first. As a relatively new instructor, most of my students are first-time shooters.

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