Sizes And Styles Of Handguns, Which Is Best For You?

One of the most confusing parts of selecting a firearm is the vast array of options. Specifically discussing handguns, there are a plethora of manufacturers, and even if you narrow down the manufacturer you prefer there are more calibers than the ubiquitous 9mm. You can take a few basic steps, however, that will help smooth […]

Silencers, What to Know and Why Everyone Should Have One

With a myriad of firearm accessories available in an ever-expanding market, one peripheral attachment stands above the rest. Silencers (also known as suppressors or cans) offer a unique set of benefits that will last a lifetime if not longer. If you are considering your first silencer purchase, or have never considered a silencer purchase before, […]

Selecting A Handgun

Much like anything else in life worthy of investing time, selecting a handgun is deeply personal and should be something that takes time to determine how it fits your individual needs.

Summer Cleaning

At a time when weather is a little more extreme, our guns get shot a little bit more and we use them outdoors more often, Summer is a good time to talk about firearms cleaning.

How To Get Ammo Now

Struggling with the ammo shortage? Stock and Barrel has ammo and a Lot of it! Let’s cut right to the action: Stock & Barrel was way ahead of the learning curve preparing for this ammo shortage. Anyone—not just Stock & Barrel members—can purchase up to three boxes daily (that’s 150 rounds) of 9mm ammunition. That’s […]

Unload, Show Clear

Three Gun, USPSA, IDPA, Steel challenge, Bullseye, Single Action Shooting Society a.k.a. Cowboy Action. All very different competitions yet all share one common set of commands. When the shooter stops the Range Safety Officer will say: “If Finished, unload, show clear.” After the shooter follows this command the Range Safety Officer will say: “If Clear, […]

Gun Myth: Revolvers Don’t Jam

I have experienced or witnessed five different types of revolver malfunctions in my decades of gun handling. The big difference between “jams” in revolvers and semi-automatic pistols is that most pistol malfunctions can be cleared fairly quickly. However, with a revolver, the malfunction will usually take you out of the fight. Here is what can […]