Springfield Armory 1911-A1
|Caliber||45 Auto (ACP)|
Compared to other firearms, pistols tend to be lightweight and are among the most comfortable guns to learn how to operate. Although getting started is easy, learning how to shoot a pistol accurately can present a bit of a challenge for new shooters. If you don’t master the basics of shooting a pistol, you could injure yourself or others.
The United States has an exceptionally strong culture of firearms ownership. For example, the Swiss-based research group Small Arms Survey estimates that there are about 125 firearms in civilian hands in the USA per 100 people. While it’s impossible to say for certain how many there are, since we do not have a national gun registry, the point remains that there are several hundred million firearms in the United States. With that in mind, you might well be interested in buying a used firearm since there are so many of them in circulation.
Knowing how to clean and oil your gun is an important part of gun ownership. After all, every firearm is an investment. Proper care and storage help keep your guns functioning and firing safely, in many cases for generations to come. Did you know that carbon fouling and residue remain on the outside of the gun as well as the inside every time you shoot it?
If you’re a first-time gun buyer, you might be wondering what to expect when making your purchase. There’s a lot of misinformation about the process and it’s not as complicated as you might think! In this article, we’ll explain what an FFL dealer is and what to expect when purchasing your first firearm. We’ll also provide an overview of Virginia’s regulations for private party gun sales.
How can someone obtain a gun legally? More specifically, with digital shopping on the rise, how do you buy guns online? That's what this article will answer.
Buying a firearm is a very personal choice, especially when it comes to purchasing a handgun. Here's how to decide which handgun is best for you.