It’s quite uncommon to see people carrying such gear walking around town. There was a time, though, where almost everyone in a village knew how to use a bow and arrow to hunt. Since we don’t exactly need to hunt for food these days, when someone tells you they’re an archer, you’re bound to take a step back and wonder what their last name is. Archery simply is not a conventional sport for everyday people. And sometimes, people who are thinking of taking up archery have the mentality that this sport is for the upper class.…...
The difference of whether the angular measurement of a scope is in MRAD or MOA doesn't impact the quality of the scope. It does, however, impact the ease with which a sportsman can use it. The difference is similar to having both "miles per hour" and "kilometers per hour" marked on the speedometer in a car. Neither makes the car go any faster than the other, but using one or the other makes sense depending on how comfortable the driver is with each measurement.
Whether you’re looking at scopes for a handgun, shotgun, crossbow, or long range rifle, there are a few brands of which you should be aware. Not all manufacturers are created equal, and so we’ve decided to take a closer look at some of the best scope brands in the market. Here’s some important information on several brands to consider before making your future scope purchases. We'll cover the classics like Leupold, the new guys like Sightmark, and more!
Rubber shotgun shells are non-lethal rounds that can be fired from shotguns or riot guns. These shells are made from rubber as opposed to lead, and they are fired at a much lower velocity than other shells. They were originally used by the British Defense Force against Northern Ireland rioters. These days, they are used by law enforcement officers to disperse crowds and rioters. They are intended to cause pain and to temporarily disable the individual without seriously injuring them.
Black powder shotgun shells are shotgun hulls that use a chemical explosive known as black powder. Black powder is one of the earliest forms of explosives for use in firearms, and it is composed of potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur. Each of these compounds has its own role to play, and we'll cover them each in depth here.