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The Many Different Types of Guns

There are many types of guns. Most are split into two general categories, handguns and long guns. As a general rule, handguns use a smaller caliber ammunition than their larger counterparts and have a shorter barrel. Long guns fire larger caliber rounds from longer barrels and are meant to be fired from the shoulder. Both … Continue reading “The Many Different Types of Guns”

The Basics of Calibers

The term “caliber” can refer to a gun barrel or to ammunition. It can be measured in inches or millimeters (mm). A gun’s caliber is the internal diameter of the barrel. When referring to ammo, it is the diameter of the bullet. To clarify the terminology, a cartridge is the entire unit that you load … Continue reading “The Basics of Calibers”

Tips for Safe Concealed Carry

Carrying a concealed weapon can be a great way to protect yourself and your family if the worst-case scenario ever occurred. However, it is also an important responsibility and you should make sure you understand how to stay safe while carrying a firearm. By taking advantage of your right to practice concealed carry, you are … Continue reading “Tips for Safe Concealed Carry”

What Does a CCW Class Cover?

Although Arizona does not require a permit to conceal carry a weapon, taking a concealed carry weapon (CCW) class and earning your permit can be very beneficial. Earning your permit gives you reciprocity in other states and may allow you to carry your weapon in more locations. In addition, these classes teach you important legal … Continue reading “What Does a CCW Class Cover?”

Reasons to Own a Gun Safe

Owning a gun is a serious responsibility and it’s important that you properly secure your firearms. A gun safe is one way you can accomplish this. Safes keep your weapons away from unauthorized users. Depending on the type of safe you buy, it may also protect them from fire or water damage. Some safes even … Continue reading “Reasons to Own a Gun Safe”

Your Guide to AR-15 Parts

The AR-15 semi-automatic rifle was first designed by Armalite in 1956. It was then sold to Colt in 1959, who sold it as a civilian counterpart to the military M4. Once Colt’s patent expired in 1977, a variety of other companies began to construct AR-15-style rifles. Today, firearms using this model are made by many … Continue reading “Your Guide to AR-15 Parts”

Understanding Arizona CCW Reciprocity

Concealed carry weapon (CCW) reciprocity is a practice across the United States that allows for a permit from one state to be accepted in another. This gives you the ability to conceal carry your firearm in states other than the one where your permit was issued. Arizona CCW reciprocity can help protect your rights while … Continue reading “Understanding Arizona CCW Reciprocity”

What We Accept At Our Pawn Shop

In addition to our gun store, The Hub has a pawn shop where we accept many different types of items. We can exchange for cash, trade, or give you a pawn loan. You can also purchase firearms and other items from our pawn shop to save money compared to traditional retail. Below is a list … Continue reading “What We Accept At Our Pawn Shop”

Determining the Quality of 
Gun Parts

If you are a gun enthusiast, you want to make sure that all of your firearms and accessories are of the highest possible quality. It is important that your weapon is built to last and that it fits your specific needs. At some point, you may need to purchase gun parts. This may be for … Continue reading “Determining the Quality of 
Gun Parts”

Why You Should Visit a VR Gun Range

It’s important for gun owners to get regular practice using their firearm. One way to get this practice is to visit a shooting range to fire your weapon. While this is a great way to practice target shooting, there are some limits to what you can do at a traditional gun range. For one thing, … Continue reading “Why You Should Visit a VR Gun Range”

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