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By Firefield • May 6, 2020 Why should I clean my firearm? Shooting firearms is challenging and requires skill, patience, and the right tools for the job. Shooting can also be extremely satisfying – you strategically plan your trip, spend time working on the range, and accrue experience to provide security for your home. All AR shooters should know how to clean an AR rifle properly, and if not, Firefield is here to help. All true shooters know the joy of a successful shoot, and many never forget where they were or the firearm they used. When you’re finished, there are suddenly a million things...

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By firefield • August 20, 2019 A bench rest helps you shoot accurately. Accuracy is imperative whether you are hunting, target shooting, or competing. Most gun ranges have some type of bench rest, making it easier to shoot with near-perfect accuracy. Why is it so easy? Stability. When using a stabilizer, much of the human element of shooting is eliminated, leading to better shots. It is not feasible to bring a bench rest with you when hunting but you need the stabilization while pursuing game. How can you achieve that? Well, you have a few options— by using a monopod, bipod or tripod. Here...

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By Firefield • July 26, 2019 Don’t let your guard down just because it is broad daylight. Baltimore, Dallas, Nashville, Santa Cruz, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Brooklyn…perhaps even in your own backyard—vicious attacks during broad daylight, with cars and people passing by, are increasingly caught on camera. To become complacent during the day is compromising your safety. Don’t let daylight provide you with a false sense of security. Bad people do bad things no matter what time it is. As someone who has invested their time and money into protecting themselves, you deserve the best and most efficient gear available to defend yourself. There is...

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By Firefield • May 3, 2019 Master the fundamentals of shooting paying close attention to trigger control Practice regularly by dry firing at home Use optical aids like reflex sights and lasers Good shooting requires training and practice. There are many factors that go into why you haven’t yet achieved the level of sharpshooter in defensive pistol shooting. Being really good at shooting takes dedication to practicing regularly. Even the world’s best shooters must practice (a lot) to stay on top. Eleven world record holder and one of history’s best shooters, Jerry Miculek says he practices up to 4 times a day, 40...

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By Firefield • April 10, 2019 “The cops are the experts on the current criminal trends. If they have determined that a ‘high capacity’ semiautomatic pistol and a .223 semiautomatic rifle with 30-round magazines are the best firearms for them to use to protect people like me and my family, they are obviously the best things for us to use to protect ourselves and our families.” —Massad Ayoob My love affair came later in life—relatively speaking. I guess that’s what happens when you’re introduced into the gun world right after AWB (Assault Weapons Ban.) The author’s first AR-15. In the mid-2000s, when I started shooting seriously...

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