GP100 vs 686

Ruger GP100 vs S&W 686

If you ever get into the content business, whether it’s online, in print, or in TV, you’ll realize something very quickly: one of the easiest ways to generate material is to look at new products.  Sometimes tha...

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...
Cooey

COOEY: THE HISTORY OF CANADA’S GUNMAKER

The final Cooey plant in Cobourg was the largest industrial plant in town. For a variety of reasons, the history of the gun industry in Canada is somewhat abbreviated. While our neighbors to the south lay c...

BULLET GUIDE

Gun people love to talk about, read about, and generally think about guns. We here at Calibre know this because we’re guilty of it too. We look at them, play with them, take them apart, and dissect their qualit...
shotgun games

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SHOTGUN GAMES

Few of the shooting sports are as easily approached as those involving the venerable shotgun. While things like IPSC, 3-Gun, or even long-range marksman competition require multiple firearms, expensive gear, or...

HOW TO ZERO A RIFLE

Choosing the best zero for your rifle Here at Calibre we see a lot of information on how to zero your rifle. That's important information, of course, but a lot of the time we notice that the articles on zero...

PART 3: FRIENDLY FRIDAYS

When it comes to generating more support for gun owners in Canada, there is one single, simple act that surpasses all others: Taking someone to the range for the first time. Undoubtedly, we all benefitted from ...

MOA EXPLAINED

We’ve all heard the term MOA bounded about the shooting community, but what does it actually mean and how does it relate to firearms? MOA is an acronym for Minute Of Angle, also known as Minute Of Arc, and i...
Grey Market Ammo Box

GREY MARKET GUNS IN CANADA

Are Grey Market Guns Worth It? Although the term "shades of grey" may now be associated with quite an unfortunately popular work of fiction, it had for years prior served as a wonderfully vague descriptor of...