Here we are, at the end of another year. 2016 was a tremendous year for NRA Blog reaching over 1 million readers, gaining approximately 23,000 followers on Twitter and even launched a brand new Instagram account – all to keep our readers informed! We at NRA Blog enjoy sharing new and insightful stories with you each day that mirror the lifestyle we all enjoy. As we wrap up the year, we wanted to reflect on our most trending stories, so, join us as we take a stroll down memory lane...
You don’t need me to tell you that today, we live in a technology-driven world. If you’re like me, and Google every question that pops into your head, you’re aware that most information is readily available online. But, one of the easiest and most popular ways to deliver information to a wide audience has been with videos. And the rise of “YouTubers” has truly changed the way.
Say you have an old gun you want to sell, or maybe you know someone who’s willing to sell you a firearm that you’ve wanted for ages—like perhaps the coveted Colt Anaconda or Marlin 336. How would you go about completing the transaction? Is there some sort of license you need to get, or somebody you need to clear with before exchanging firearms and money?
There are many misconceptions to the AR-15. Two of the most notable are: AR stands for “Assault-Rifle” and they are the same as fully-automatic military firearms. We’re going to debunk these misconceptions, and we’re going to show you why AR-15s are America’s Most Popular Rifles.
Like any other consumer product, the first question to consider tends to drive the rest. What do you want it for? Are you looking for a gun for home protection? Recreation? Hunting? Concealed carry? These are the questions you need to think about before walking into your local gun store.
Firearms have a long-standing history, including in the White House. There have been many Presidents who have welcomed firearms into the executive office and the NRA Museums houses five exquisite pieces that belonged to former Commanders in Chief.
After spending more than 4 years waking up in Iraq, Evan Hafer now wakes up to the dark silence of his Salt Lake City neighborhood. Before anyone else rises, he’s, raised his heart rate and made himself a cup of coffee better than anything most of us will ever taste. That’s because Hafer knows coffee, he knows coffee like he himself was grown and nurtured as a coffee bean.
The most important of all the fundamentals, and the one which most mistakes occur. You have a good grouping, but they’re all too far left or too far right – you’re using too much, or not enough finger. You hit the bullseye, but every other shot is spread throughout the target. (This is more of a sight picture thing) What’s happening? Probably inconsistent trigger control.
Are you planning a gun purchase? Many of our readers are already familiar with the process with buying and selling firearms, but what if you’re a first-time gun buyer? The prospect of purchasing a gun can be intimidating, especially if you don’t know how the process works.