Author: Big Daddy Unlimited

15 Second Briefing: This debate has been going on forever. What’s better? 9mm or .45 ACP? There are tried and true supporters on each side that will fight to the death to prove they are better. It depends on many factors including how you plan on using your handgun, if you plan on suppressing your handgun, and even the cost or availability of ammo. Key Intel: What Do We Say?Cost and Availability is a HUGE Factor.The Verdict. Welcome to the ammunition Thunderdome! Our contenders: 9mm vs .45 ACP Let’s get readdddddyyyyyy to rumble. In this corner, we have the fast and…

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You’re probably one of two types of people: Either you are obsessive-compulsive about cleaning your gun every time you use it (or on a set schedule), or you don’t clean it until something goes wrong. So which one do you best identify with? Hey, no judgments here. But maybe you’ve wondered just how often you should clean your gun. Unlike a car, many firearms don’t have regular “service intervals” based on a set amount of time or “mileage.” Sure, your owner’s manual will give you recommendations (and you may want to take a peek and see what it says). What’s…

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15 Second Briefing: PDWs are a class of compact, selective fire, magazine-fed, submachine gun-like firearms. Their size essentially makes them an “in-between” hybrid between a submachine gun and a carbine rifle. A PDW can be a good choice as a home defense weapon for smaller adults and children due to less recoil, high capacity, accuracy between 15-25 yards over a handgun, and ease of use and maintenance. Key Intel: What Are The Advantages of a PDW?Do You Need a PDW? Let’s start with what we mean by Personal Defense Weapons (PDWs) in the firearms world. PDWs are a class of…

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Last year, President Joe Biden called for a variety of gun control measures including bringing back the Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) of 1994, banning high-capacity magazines, establishing universal background checks and red flag laws, and closing the “Charleston loophole.” In addition, he asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), or AFT as Biden referred to them in his speech, to review and reclassify pistol braces as NFA items and ban so-called “Ghost Guns.” What is a “Ghost” Gun? A “ghost” gun is an unserialized firearm that can be purchased online and assembled in the privacy of…

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15 Second Briefing: A question that comes up often is whether you should store your gun magazines loaded or not. We recommend both. It’s always good to have pre-loaded magazines on hand as well as unloaded magazines ready to use as needed. Key Intel: Will Loaded Magazines Wear Out the Springs?This is What We Recommend You Do. A question that comes up often is whether you should store your gun magazines loaded or not. We recommend both. It’s always good to have pre-loaded magazines on hand as well as unloaded magazines ready to use as needed. Will Loaded Magazines Wear…

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15 Second Briefing: Gun myths run rampant in our society. Misinformation is spread trying to mislead people into having inaccurate ideas & perceptions about firearms. It’s important that American citizens have accurate information about their Second Amendment rights in order to take full advantage of the God-given freedoms that our country provides. We took the time to provide accurate information on the most common gun myths. Key Intel: Myth #1: Holding down the trigger causes multiple bullets to shoot.Myth #2: Firearms with a high-capacity magazine are “Assault weapons.”Myth #3: It’s easy to buy a firearm.Myth #4: Some guns are meant…

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15 Second Briefing: Short answer: the best handgun is the one you will use. However, there are many factors to consider when choosing a handgun including its purpose, size, weight, caliber, recoil, grip/comfort, reliability, availability of ammo, and even its looks. Key Intel: Get A Grip!Other Factors to Consider.Found the Right Handgun? Good. Get Training!What About Caliber Sizes?The Bottom Line on the Best Handgun Short answer: the best handgun is the one you will use. Is it really that simple? Yes. However, there are many factors to consider when choosing a handgun including its purpose (home or self-defense, concealed carry,…

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Once you finally decide on which handgun to purchase, what should you do next (besides taking it to bed with you—unarmed—and caressing and admiring its beauty)? Also Check Out: What’s the BEST Handgun? Take a basic firearms safety and instructional course (if you haven’t already done so). You must learn the four rules of gun safety, and these courses will reinforce them over and over again until you commit them to permanent memory. In fact, Big Daddy Unlimited has its own Shooting Academy that covers this and a lot more.Learn your handgun. Sure, you can read the owner’s guide that…

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Whether you have an AR-15 rifle, AK-47, carbine pistol, pistol caliber carbine (PCC), or Personal Defense Weapon (PDW), you may want to put a sling on it. Like Beyonce once said, “if you like it, then you shoulda put a sling on it.” Oh, wait, never mind. Wrong song. But I digress. Why should you consider a sling? Because most rifles, carbine pistols, and PDWs weigh 4-7lbs unloaded. Once you add iron sights or a red dot or holographic sight, a flashlight, and a vertical/angled grip, handstop, or other accessories, it can get heavy fast! Sure, you could make a…

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