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Grey Ghost Gear UGF Battle Belt: One Belt To Rule Them All?

If there was a “ring of power” to go around your waist instead of your finger, the Grey Ghost Gear UGF Battle belt might just be it.

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Guns From the Godfather Movies

We’re going to make you an offer you can’t refuse — a review of the most iconic firearms used in the Godfather film trilogy.

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The Best Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense

Looking for the best shotgun ammo for home defense? Wondering what the difference is between a birdshot vs buckshot vs slug? We break it all down right here.

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5 Upgrades for Your SIG P365 Pistol

Take your SIG Sauer P365 shooting experience to the next level by adding trigger, barrel, slide, sights, and holster accessories that help you rule range day.

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SIG P365 Pistol Review

The P365 9mm has been SIG's best selling handgun since its release in 2018. Find out what makes this single-stack pistol pack such a punch.

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Handgun Ammo for Home Defense

You are the first line of defense when it comes to your home. It shouldn’t be difficult to determine what the best options are when it comes to handgun ammo. Here are our suggestions.

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Longest-Standing Firearms Manufacturers

Think you can name the oldest firearms manufacturers off the top of your head? The answers may surprise you…

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When "Home" Defense Gets Mobile: Van Security

As a great way to escape the noise of highly-populated areas and explore new places, van life offers many considerable selling points. However, leaping from living in a house-home to a van-home comes with its own set of challenges--especially when it comes to safety and security.

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In Search of the Best “Cheap” Handguns

Handguns are a common go-to for home and self defense. They are maneuverable and sized for convenient concealment. Regardless of if you are holding your gun in a purse, holster, vehicle, bedroom, etc., there are many designs and models that can best suit your needs.

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Famous Guns From The Rambo Movies

Rambo has been a top choice in the hearts of action-lovers for decades. Here’s a look at the firepower that makes these movies so explosively good!

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Revolver Shotgun: Brilliant Hybrid or Franken-Firearm?

The revolver shotgun is an incredibly unique firearm. The thought to combine the two may seem outlandish, however, the outcome is rather brilliant.

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What's Up With The Ammo Shortage?

Wondering, “*Why is there an ammo shortage?*” Hopefully this breakdown puts some “ammunition” in your “knowledge arsenal” about what causes prices to rise.

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How to Clean a Pistol

Regular gun cleaning is perhaps the best way to keep your firearms in tip-top shape. Wondering how to best put that pistol cleaning kit to use? Read on.

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ProMag Glock 43 Magazine (9mm) Review

With so many Glock 43 magazine options on the market now, we need to know that the one we’re working with is durable, reliable, simple, and enjoyable to use.

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How Military Gun Trials Bring Us Great New Products

Military gun trials light an accelerated flame under the already hot-burning furnace for cutting-edge techology in the firearms industry.

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A 2022 Guide to FFL Transfers: Why, When, & How to Conduct a Firearm Transfer

If you’re planning a gun purchase, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of what is required of you during the process. Once you get your first FFL transfer out of the way, any future purchases will be a breeze!

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2A History: Why Did The Founding Fathers Include The Second Amendment?

*We the People*...owe these guys a whole lot for prioritizing 2A rights from the very beginning!

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Advantages of Buying Ammo In Bulk Online

Buying ammo in bulk has always been a practical way to save money when purchasing ammunition.

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5 Upgrades & Gunsmith Packages for the Benelli M4

The only thing better than a Benelli M4? A Benelli M4 with your own custom-chosen upgrades!

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Gun Magnets & Other Tools to Help You Quick-Draw Like John Wayne

Magnetic mounts are famous for allowing gun owners to reliably store their firearms while preserving the ability to swiftly draw a weapon when needed.

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Equip the Ultimate Reloading Bench

An ammo reloading bench can be the optimal workspace for all of your gun loading and reloading needs.

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Finding Nemo Arms

Have you found Nemo? No, we’re not talking about a quest to rescue a lop-sided clownfish–we mean Nemo Arms, the world leader in weapon systems integration.

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Essential Handgun Accessories for Beginner Shooters

Just got your first handgun? Congratulations! Here are a couple of the gun accessories that can help improve your safety and accuracy on and off the range.

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Why The .22 Is A Great Gun at Any Age

As both a simple and widespread model, the .22LR is a platform with some of the easiest access to both online and in-person resources.

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The Guns (and Ammo) of Die Hard

Yippee-ki-yay! It’s finally that time of year to rewatch your favorite Christmas movie—Die Hard. Hollywood critics would say it doesn’t fit the Christmas genre… but let’s be honest, we all know it does. After our yearly rewatch of the film, we decided to get in the Christmas spirit and highlight eight of its most memorable firearms.

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What an 8-Year-Old Can Teach You About Home Defense: Part 2

More practical defense advice from the Home Alone Franchise. Part 2: Choosing And Using Defense Weapons

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The Ultimate Ammo Planet Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Not sure what you should get for the ammo-minded folks in your life this year? We’ve got your back! Here’s a roundup of the best gifts & stocking stuffers to make this season even brighter for your favorite gun lovers (or maybe just your guns).

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5 Upgrades For Your Glock 43

Gun nerds, this one's for you.

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What an 8-Year-Old Can Teach You About Home Defense: Part 1

Want to prevent a home invasion? Take 3 real-life tips from Home Alone's Kevin McCalister, i.e. the master of tactical home defense. Part 1: Create Your Strategy

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How To Choose the Best Gun Cleaning Kit

Looking for the best gun cleaning kit? We've got your "hit list" of items to stock the ultimate cleaning supply right here.

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How to Clean A Gun (And Still Enjoy Your Weekend)

Let's be honest: nobody likes cleaning. Even fun things to own are not necessarily fun to clean. Luckily, you can have your cake (gun) and eat it too (still enjoy your weekend) with these simple steps to get your firearm back in top shooting shape.

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The Scout Rifle: What Is It? Do You Need One? Which To Choose?

Looking for a trusty all-around long gun to fit your shooting fancy? The scout rifle may be the perfect accessory to take with you on your next big adventure.

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What Is The Difference Between 300 Win Mag. And 300 PRC?

300 PRC vs 300 Win Mag: Should you switch? We’ll break down the differences between the two in this 300 Win Mag vs 300 PRC review.

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What Gun Does John Wick Use?

Gun gurus and film fanatics unite! These John Wick guns bring the 'bang' to the big screen in every way.

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5 Remington 870 Express Upgrades

For those of us who tend to get a little “trigger-happy” with modifications, the wide range of options for Remington 870 accessories is a customization dream.

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Steel Vs. Brass Ammo: How To Choose

Wondering whether to feed your shooters with brass or steel casings? Check out our steel vs brass ammo review to make your next cartridge purchase with confidence.

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Do You Need A Custom AR-15?

So, you’ve decided an AR-15 is in your future. Whether you want to start assembling your dream custom AR-15 rifle or are on the hunt for a good AR pistol kit, we’ve got some info and options to help get you started.

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The Rise of The AK Pistol and SBR Alternatives

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Ammo for the Modern Shooter - Part 2 (Rifles & Carbines)

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Ammunition for the modern shooter

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Must-Have Unique AR-15 Accessories

The AR-15 is a beautiful thing to behold as-is. But whether you're looking for some options to make it quieter, lighter, more "grippy," or more accurate, these AR-15 mods will help you make it your own.

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5 Tried-and-True Tips to Improve Your Long Range Shooting Game

This one's for you long-range rebels. Read on for our top five tips to keep your skills hotter than a MAC-10 suppressor on summer range day in Death Valley.

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Parts of a Gun

Throughout all of firearm history, flinging a lump of lead has never been so easy - or looked so complicated.

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A Gun Accessories Primer

Introducing Ammo Planet Accessories!

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Most Iconic Russian Firearms

Even non-gun enthusiasts have seen or heard of at least one of these "celebrities" of Russian firearms. How did they get to be so popular? Check out these prized and influential pieces from the former Soviet superpower.

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5 Upgrades For Your Springfield XD

Enthusiatic gun owners modify their pieces all the time for the sake of more stabilized grip, better accuracy, or even just to give their firearm a personlized touch. Here are five basic upgrades you should be aware of if you're looking to "level-up" your Springfield XD.

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The Best Tactical Backpack for Shooters

Whether for a road trip or range day, you deserve a pack that helps you be ready for anything. We'll examine what makes a backpack "tactical" and which one might be the best one designed for dedicated shooters.

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Shooting Range Targets For Home & Away

Shooting range targets vary nearly as much as the firearms you can aim at them. Knowing what the different types of targets are and how they perform can help you choose the best one for a safe, fun, and rewarding target practice session.

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Who Needs A Tactical Pistol?

While the word "tactical" may conjure images of SWAT teams and military operations, a tactical pistol can serve a variety of needs in both law enforcement and civilian applications.

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Toy Guns for Kids (And Kids at Heart)

Toy guns can be an excellent way to begin teaching youngsters safe gun practices--or to just let loose and have some harmless "pew pew" fun!

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The Flak Jacket & A Brief History of Body Armor

Did you hear the one about the USAF surgeon and the British gunsmith who walked into a museum? No joke--it lead to the creation of the M-1951 flak jacket.

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The G11 Rifle and Other Caseless Ammo Guns That "Almost Were”

Deep philosophical firearms question: If you "make a case" in favor of the production of caseless ammo, is it still "caseless"?...

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The RIA 1911: History On A Budget

For this month leading up to Independence Day, we're going to take a look at the firearms and other fighting tools that contributed to the history of our 2A rights. Got 1911 gun envy? No need! The Rock Island 1911 budget-friendly price means anyone can enjoy this historic and reliable pistol.

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Benelli M4: Reliable from Battlefield to Backyard

The Benelli M4 Super 90 is the civilian version of the US Marine Corps' beloved Benelli M1014. Both models of this semi-auto shotgun personify rugged & reliable.

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The M9 Bayonet: Blade of Glory

The term "bayonet" may immediately conjure images of long blades at the end of civil war-era muskets, but the M9 Bayonet Knife is no artifact.

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Legend of the MAC 10 Gun

While there's debate over whether the MAC 10 qualifies as a "compact submachine gun" or "machine pistol," it has an undeniably unique "underdog" story.

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IMFDB: 4 Films With Live Fire

Spoiler alert: most movie guns are fake replicas or legit guns modified for blanks (fake bullets). These four films on IMFDB used the real thing.

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Centerfire vs Rimfire: A Cartridge Survey

Shopping for ammo and confused about whether to buy rimfire vs centerfire rounds? Here's a quick breakdown of the differences between them.

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9mm vs. 9mm Luger: What's the Difference?

9mm, Luger, Parabellum, 9x19mm, what do they all mean? Here’s how to keep the terms straight.

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Are Outdoor Shooting Ranges Better Than Indoor?

How to weigh the options and get the most out of your target practice session.

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Top 9mm Revolvers

9mm handguns bring together simplicity, style and stopping power - in short, they've got it all. Read on to look at some of the gun world's favorite platforms and learn what we love about them.

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Hollow Point Bullets For Self Defense

In many defensive situations, hollow point bullets are worth their weight in gold.

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300 Blackout Vs 308: Which Should You Choose?

These two rounds have a lot in common until it comes to using them.

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The Best Ammo Cases For Storing and Transporting Ammo

How to keep your supply cool, dry, organized, and ready for use.

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How to Choose the Best Handgun for Beginner Shooters

Novice-friendly, connoisseur-approved.

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Are Aluminum Bullets Bad?

Aluminum bullets: friend or foe? It comes down to what you want to pay and how you want to use them. Here's a look at the pros, cons, and the times when they can be a great choice for your Blasters.

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Knockdown and Knockout: Comparing 6.5 Grendel vs 308 Rounds

It's time to get (a little) technical: what are the real distinctions between the 6.3 Grendel and .308 platforms? Here's our take on ballistics, recoil, price, performance and whether the difference matters.

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Understanding Ballistics and Bullet Grain

When shopping for the right ammo, what do you really need to know about bullet grain and ballistics? It depends on your goals. We've taken it back to basics to identify who needs to pay closer attention to the numbers.

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How Companies Like Ammo Seek Help Shooters Everywhere

When you can't find the ammo options you need at a decent price (and we've *all* been there in the last year), firearm search engines come to the rescue.

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How to Train for Your CCW Class at Home (With No Ammo)

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