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Gun Science: Home Defense Ammo Penetration Test
We compared the effects of handgun, shotgun, and rifle ammo on construction materials used in most homes. What we found was surprising.
Gun Science: Should You Use Birdshot for Home Defense?
How much does birdshot spread and how deep does it penetrate at home defense distances? We put it to the test.
Gun Science: What a Limp Wrist Does to a Semi-Auto Handgun
It's important to have a firm grip when shooting a semi-auto pistol so it cycles correctly, and that's not some macho thing—it's a matter of physics.
Gun Science: What Is a Squib Load?
A squib can occur in any firearm and can result in a blown up gun and an injured shooter. Here’s what it is, how to recognize it, and what to do about it.
In this video series, firearms instructor Tom McHale examines how guns and their components work in super scientific ways…no he...
Gun Science: How Muzzle Brakes Work
They help ease recoil, but how? Check out this gun science explanation with slow-mo video to back it up.
Gun Science: Testing the “Knockdown Power” of Handguns
You hear about knockdown power and see it taken to an extreme in the movies, but it has little to do with the “oopmf” of a given cartridge.
Gun Science: How Suppressors Work
Suppressors make shooting more enjoyable and safer, but what exactly is going on inside that can? Find out here.