FIREARMS FAQ: HOW TO COCK A HAMMER

How should you cock the hammer on a revolver? Assuming that you’re gripping the firearm with two hands, you have a simple choice; either cock the hammer with the thumb of your dominant hand or your support han...
Canada night shooting

FIREARM FAQS: IS IT LEGAL TO SHOOT AT NIGHT?

Before we get stuck in, I would like to state that I am not a lawyer and have no legal training or experience. The following is my opinion based on experience, conversations with LEOs/COs/Judges, and my layman’...
firearms first aid

FIREARMS FIRST AID

It’s no secret that firearms can be dangerous. Unfortunately, NDs and ADs do happen, and, just like in any other sport, people can, and do, get hurt while shooting and hunting. Whether or not somebody has the k...
Shooting Technique

FIREARM FAQ: TAKING THE SHOT

Continuing our journey up the tree of Firearms Fundamentals for shooting technique, we now reach the branches of During the Shot. Breathing In the case of long range shooting, it’s important to get a hand...

FIREARM FAQ: REVOLVER vs SEMI-AUTO

The debate over which is the better handgun has been, and will continue to be, beaten into the ground. But comparing revolvers to semi-automatic handguns isn’t really fair; it’s much like comparing a car to a m...

Firearm FAQ: SA vs DA vs Striker-Fired

Some firearms have firing pins, some have strikers; what’s the difference? Firing pins and strikers are both responsible for discharging a firearm. They are very similar and some firearms manufacturers use b...
Sig P320

SIG P320: THE 10,000+ ROUND REVIEW

SIGs latest offering, the P320, is their first foray into the polymer-framed, striker-fired pistol market. A market which we all know has very tough competition from many, well-proven pistols. So, for the P320 ...

RANGEFINDING WITH MRADS

Most shooters, and definitely conscientious readers of Calibre magazine, are probably familiar with the term MOA, or minutes of angle. It comes up most frequently when describing the precision of a rifle; one m...

SOLELY CANADIAN KYDEX HOLSTER REVIEW

When it comes to buying a Kydex holster, there is no shortage of choices. Off the top of my head, I can think of at least a dozen manufacturers which I have tried over the years and all of them offer a fairly s...