Recently I was severely dinged for merely suggesting that hardball ammo was good stuff. Now I take most blog or website feedback with a grain of salt, because we all have differences in opinions and experiences. But, dude, how could you not like ball ammo?

Our good friends over at Ammoman School of Guns often have great advice about ammunition, shooting technique and self-defense. Kevin Creighton has authored a great piece that helps shed some light on the best way to carry a gun in your vehicle, how best to deploy when necessary and most importantly how to stay safe.

We love John Farnham over at Ammoland. He is a defensive weapons and tactics instructor at his Defensive Training International. With his personal philosophy of appearing in public revolving around always projecting a low profile, here is a great piece he wrote on why the new open carry laws are really about "exposed" carry.

Looking to buy a handgun? Maybe it is your first gun, or you are considering adding to your personal collection. Whether for self-defense, recreation or sport, the first step you should consider is determining what caliber you want to purchase. There are many factors that enter into that decision and in this guide we'll be covering a variety of common pistol calibers to help you make the best choice.

The biggest and “baddest” is not always the best. This is especially true when it comes to a handgun you might have to rely upon to save your life during a SHTF or to protect your family. Self-defense handgun buyers need to shop carefully to find the right tool for the intended jobs ahead. Here are some tips and guidelines to consider.

With firearm sales increasing all over the country, those new to owning a gun need to strongly consider another important investment: a gun safe. However there are many reasons why one should keep their gun in a gun safe. Here are number to consider: