Firearm Fundamentals Part 2: Before The Shot

We have been imagining Firearm Fundamentals as a tree, and in the last article we began with the roots of the tree; Firearms Safety. Now we climb up the trunk of Marksmanship and into the branches of Before the...

Firearm Fundamentals Part 1: Safety

Although it is a tad cliché, I like to think of Firearm Fundamentals as a tree. Firstly, and most importantly, there are the roots: Firearm Safety. Next comes the trunk: Marksmanship. Then, Marksmanship branche...
Bergara B-14 HMR

Bergara B-14 HMR: 1/2 MOA for $1500 or Less

Let’s not beat around the bush: There is no such thing as that perfect, do-it-all, “one gun.” Shooting, as with everything in life, requires compromise. Many of the features that make for a great hunting gun ar...
air rifles canada

AIR RIFLE GUIDE

Air Rifles in Canada The air rifle. Probably the first gun fired by most gun owners (and plenty of non-gun owners), it has a time honoured place in society; not quite threatening enough to dissuade worried mot...

CANIK TP9SF & TP9SA: REVIEWED

At Calibre Magazine, we’ve given a fair bit of coverage to firearms from Turkey over the last couple of years, as the combination of a declining Canadian dollar and the growth of the Turkish gun industry has dr...

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...
Choosing a 1911

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BEST 1911

Let’s get this out of the way: if you don’t have at least some love in your heart for the 1911, you’re a godless commie heathen.  Also you won’t find this entire series of articles very interesting, so we’re co...
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’...