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14 Essential Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Shooting Range

June 17, 2021

Besides the COVID disruption, the 2021 ammo shortage is another real headache we’ve experienced as shooters. Nobody would have imagined that the “new normal” will come with a widespread shortage of ammunition. Gone are the days when you could drive by the range and pick a couple boxes of your favorite 9mm ammo. Below are some tips to […]

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Shooting Range: What do you need to bring to the shooting range?

July 16, 2020

Tips for new gun owners visiting the shooting range for the first time. Did you know gun sales are up by a staggering amount from last year this time? According to recent firearms survey, an estimated 4.2 million guns were sold in March and April combined, compared to only 2.3 million guns sold during the same time period last […]

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Recent Gun Owner: Safety Tips & Classes

May 26, 2020

So you’re a recent gun owner… In recent months, many people have become firearms owners for the first time. Many of these customers have never before thought of purchasing a gun. They want it for home defense, and not necessarily for concealed carry. As such, Bill Jackson’s is developing a new firearms safety and maintenance class for […]

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A Beginner’s Guide on How to Clean a Gun

October 18, 2019

The number one rule when owning a firearm is safety. Did you know that a clean gun actually reduces the risk of accidental discharge? The more correct name is a negligent discharge, this is completely avoidable by following all safety procedures. These include: ensuring that any firearm is safely unloaded and cleared before proceeding with any […]

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Muzzeloading: Your Complete Guide

October 15, 2019

The first Flintlock Muzzleloader rifle dates back to the 1600s. Today you can find Muzzleloaders being used for historical re-enactments, hunting and target shooting. There are three types of muzzleloader rifles you might find: Flintlock, Percussion: Cap Lock also known as Side Lock and Modern Inline. Continue reading for your complete guide to Muzzleloading. Modern […]

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CCW Classes: Benefits for Beginners

August 1, 2019

There are many valid reasons that people choose to carry a concealed weapon. Exercising your right to bear arms can help you to protect yourself and others. Many reports show that concealed weapons help deter crime. But, without the proper gun safety training, owning a gun can pose a serious threat to everyone who comes into contact […]

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Safety First: How to Choose a Gun and Home Security Safe

July 1, 2019

Owning a gun comes with a great responsibility. You must find a safe way to store it and keep it out of the hands of minors and others that cannot be around weapons. The best kind of storage for your guns and other valuables is a quality safe. Are you stuck trying to find the […]

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3 Important Things to Keep in Mind When Shopping for Guns

March 21, 2016

States across the nation are reporting sharp increases in applications for carrying concealed firearms in the wake of the San Bernardino shootings in December 2015. According to a New York Times story in February 2016, gun sales soared to 1.6 million in December 2015, with women representing a large segment of those applying for concealed […]

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Things You Should Know Before Heading to a Shooting Range for the First Time

August 10, 2015

Each year millions of Americans head to shooting ranges; some will experience firing a weapon for the first time. The reasons vary from wanting to know how to use a weapon for protection to hunting to sport shooting.  Whatever the reason, shooting ranges offer people the opportunity to handle and shoot firearms in a controlled […]

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Get to know your knife blade

April 3, 2015

When choosing a knife for your outdoors adventures, two things to take into consideration are the hardness and the shape of the steel blade.

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