Shooting Range Etiquette 101: The Dos and Don'ts

Posted by Team Springfield

Mar 2, 2017 8:39:46 AM

So you just bought your first pistol and cannot wait to get some rounds down range?  Congratulations - welcome to the exciting, wonderful world of firearms and shooting!  If you're like most of us, though, you probably don't have your own private land to shoot on, which means you will definitely be heading to a range on a regular basis.

Unfortunately, there are plenty of stories out there about poor shooting-range conduct. When range rules get broken, it's usually because of the lack of education and the lack of practice of proper techniques.  

So we're here to help you avoid being "that person" - the unsafe and disruptive shooter at the range.

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Topics: Gun Safety

Anatomy of the Concealed Draw: The IWB Holster

Posted by Jason Burton

Apr 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM

When it comes to drawing a handgun that is carried in a concealed format, a friend of mine has a saying: “The fastest draw stroke in the world is a gun that’s in your hand when the fight starts.” 

This of course leads us to the heart of the matter, which is, "How exactly do we get the pistol out of our concealed holster and onto the target?"

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Topics: Gun Safety, Concealed Carry

6 Things to Consider When Buying a Handgun Safe

Posted by Team Springfield

Nov 7, 2014 5:23:41 PM

After buying your first firearm, you need to carefully consider where it should be stored. For many people, the answer is a handgun safe. But when you start shopping around, you’ll realize there are many different kinds to consider. Where do you start?

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Topics: Gun Safety

Teaching Children about Handgun Safety

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 12, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Too often, a lack of information about proper handgun safety prevents parents from keeping and owning handguns for protection. Unfortunately, this can amount to more risk in the event of an emergency. To maintain the safety of your home and family while responsibly teaching children about handgun safety, review these do’s and don’ts.

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Topics: Gun Safety

What to Consider When Buying a Handgun Safe

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 7, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Between securing your investment when living alone to protecting children from access to a firearm, handgun storage is an important consideration for handgun owners. When many people think of handgun storage, a bulky cabinet or fire-proof safe stocked with a collection of handguns comes to mind. Though both are popular options, neither may be the best option for your needs. A combination of technology, experience and craftsmanship has led to a revolution in handgun safes. Before beginning your journey, consider the following factors.

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Topics: Gun Safety, Accessories

Handgun Safety: Gripping a Pistol the Right Way When Shooting

Posted by Team Springfield

Jul 22, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve ever wondered how to grip a pistol, there’s no need to guess any longer. Review this simple guide to gripping handguns when shooting.

 

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Topics: Gun Safety, Shooting Tips

4 Things To Consider Before Buying Your First Handgun

Posted by Team Springfield

Jul 8, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve decided to shop for handguns, read and review these four important considerations before making your firearm purchase. 

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Topics: Gun Safety


Springfield Armory® recommends you seek qualified and competent training from a certified instructor prior to handling any firearm and be sure to read your owner’s manual.  These articles are considered to be suggestions and not recommendations from Springfield Armory®.