Monthly Archives: February 2020

How do I buy a used handgun?

How do I buy a used handgun? Keep yourself safe and your firearm purchase legal with our short guide to buying a used handgun. There are some great reasons to buy used guns. Used guns and gear, like a nice red dot scope, often get packaged together, providing more bang for your buck than buying all new gun accessories. What is the first step in buying a used handgun? The first step in buying a used handgun is ensuring that you have the correct licenses. It is necessary to have a valid RPAL (Restricted Possession Acquisition License) to obtain a handgun in Canada. To receive an RPAL in Canada, every applicant must complete a certified firearm training course. Gun laws in Canada for restricted firearms are stringent. As a firearm owner, you must have [...]

2020-03-13T02:52:35+00:00February 20th, 2020|

Parts of a Bullet

Parts of a Bullet When most of us think of a bullet, we picture its appearance before it fires out of a gun. However, in reality, a bullet is simply a projectile. It is a small piece of metal that shoots out of the barrel of the gun. Before being fired, all of the combined parts are called the cartridge or the ammunition. Four major components make up a cartridge: The Bullet (or Projectile) The bullet is a small piece of metal that makes up the tip of the round. It is the piece of the cartridge that fires out of the gun. So, what is a bullet made of? It’s often made of materials like copper, steel, lead, polymers, or even rubber. The Casing Sometimes in crime TV shows, people policing their brass [...]

2020-02-20T19:33:07+00:00February 19th, 2020|