Range Bag Essentials [The Complete Guide]

Chances are good that at some point in the past you’ve asked yourself this question: “What gear should I have in my range bag?” A well-equipped and consistent loadout in your range bag can go a long way to making every trip to the gun range as smooth and fun as possible while maximizing the benefits of your time. But the specific contents of anyone’s range bag is also something very personal. No two set-ups will be quite the same. Here at Primary Arms we have a team full of shooting sports and firearms enthusiasts who are all a little different in the way they prepare for a day at the range. We’re going to break down six different range bag set-ups from some of the men and women who work here at PA and love to shoot. These guys and gals va...[ Read More ]

Primary Arms ACSS Reticles for Hunting

For those of us who are already eagerly awaiting opening day of hunting season, these early fall days are often filled with planning and preparation of the season to come. Hanging tree stands, checking trail cameras and tending to bait piles are all essential pieces of the puzzle. Perhaps in all your frenzied preparation, you’ve forgotten about the fact that while your blind is ready, your Phones camera is full with pictures of big bucks, and your salt licks are becoming whitetail highway pitstops, your gear is in desperate need of an upgrade. Or perhaps you are like many of us here at Primary Arms, and you are cons...[ Read More ]

Shut The Gun Up: Why You Should Shoot With A Silencer

If you are considering buying a silencer but haven’t used a firearm with one mounted before, you’re likely to get confused by the flood of information available on the internet. YouTube reviews and Instagram videos may conflict with opinions on forums, manufacturer’s websites, and what the locals at the nearby gun store insist is true. There’s so much money involved, and so much paperwork, and of course the long wait time. Are the benefits of sound suppression really worth the aggravation it takes to buy your silencer? I’m here to tell you the answer is YES. Follow along as I explain why you should buy a sound suppressor of your own if you live in a state that allows it. Let’s bust some myths and get real, starting right now. .m...[ Read More ]

How To Buy A Silencer: Calm Your Fears, Save Your Ears

window.location.href = '/MCategories+NFA-Items-Sound-Suppressors' Congratulations on your decision to join the ranks of those who shoot the civilized way—quietly! Buying a silencer for your rifle or handgun is a much different process than buying an ordinary firearm. It isn’t particularly difficult, but the process can try your patience. We’re going to walk through it step by step, leaving no stone unturned. But before we do, here’s a checklist to reference as you go. This list is everything you need to send to the BATFE for them to process your request, and we’re going to explain each item: What you need to buy a silencer: A copy of your NFA trust if you are choosing to use one for the ownership of your NFA item Two copies o...[ Read More ]

Battle of the Subcompact 9mm Handguns: Single Stack vs. Double Stack

The great debates of the firearms community; AR-15 vs AK-47, Striker-Fired vs Hammer, Magazine vs Clip… and now Single Stack vs Double Stack. Which makes for the best subcompact pistol for concealed carry? Over the past several years, we have seen firearm manufacturers racing to create the smallest 9mm subcompact handgun possible. As concealed carry for personal defense grows in popularity in the United States each year, there has been a movement towards smaller, lighter, and more concealable guns. Handgun size options have expanded from full size, to compact, to subcompact, and even micro. In the subcompact handguns classification, guns like the Glock 26 and Sig Sauer P320SC are shortened versions of full siz...[ Read More ]