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Gun Cleaning - How Often Should I Clean My Gun?

  • By Alfred Bohm
Gun Cleaning - How Often Should I Clean My Gun?

Why is Cleaning Our Guns So Important? Gun cleaning and how we maintain our firearms often comes down to how we were taught during our first interactions with these weapons. One school of thought says your gun should be able to take the abuse with little need for cleaning. The more responsible side says that a gun is a tool that deserves the utmost care. It’s an investment, a part of your legacy that can be passed down through the generations and an instrument of personal defense that needs to...

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Easy Conversions from MM to Caliber to Gauge

  • By Alfred Bohm
Easy Conversions from MM to Caliber to Gauge

We’re a stubborn nation, there’s no doubt about that. That’s not always a negative thing however. That stubbornness has brought and still brings us greatness. Our stubbornness to refuse anything but complete freedom and when it’s necessary to fight our guts out for it. Our stubbornness to live free while under imperial rule of Great Britain that was the birth of our freedom. Our stubbornness has built this great country into what it is today. But… at times it can be a headache. I remember in grade school a lame...

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Knowing Your Caliber and MM'ers

  • By Alfred Bohm
Knowing Your Caliber and MM'ers

We wanted to clear up some of the confusion as to which caliber and mm to use for which types of guns. So we went straight to the expert. John McAdams over at TheBigGameHuntingBlog did us a huge favor by clarifying some of the general misconceptions on converting caliber to mm and vice versa. Enjoy and be sure to jump over to John's site. HOW TO CONVERT CALIBER TO MM (AND VICE VERSA) Caliber is the approximate internal diameter of the barrel on a particular firearm or the diameter of a bullet and...

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How to Clean a Gun with a Sage & Braker Gun Cleaning Kit

  • By Alfred Bohm
How to Clean a Gun with a Sage & Braker Gun Cleaning Kit

Read on to learn how to clean a gun using a Sage & Braker gun cleaning kit. In order to ensure that your firearms continue to function properly and shoot accurately, it is important that you appropriately clean them. Fortunately, guns that are properly cleaned and maintained will work reliably for many years. Keep reading to learn how to clean a gun using a Sage & Braker gun cleaning kit. While dirt, carbon, and lead/copper fouling will not damage your firearm by themselves, they can adversely affect the accuracy and reliability of...

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Respect for Guns

  • By Alfred Bohm
Respect for Guns

I remember the first time I shot a gun. My father folded up his handkerchief, placed it on my shoulder, instructed me to hold that old 12 gauge tightly against it and gently squeeze the trigger. I thought I was hit by the big yellow school bus that picked me up every morning. Good God it hurt. Lesson well learned, don’t shoot a 12 gauge at 10 years old. The more important lesson came when we got home. “Fred, always respect firearms. There is good and bad in them, it...

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