Gun Articles & Information

A firearm can be described as a weapon from which a single or multiple projectile can be discharged at high velocity by a controlled explosion caused by igniting gunpowder.

Initially black powder was only used as the gunpowder but the current firearms use smokeless powder, cordite, or other propellants.

Firearms can be divided in some basic categories such as handguns, long guns and automatic guns, many of which are discussed in our comprehensive collection of gun articles. There are many different guns on the market, most common types of handguns are the pistols, revolvers, and semi-automatic pistols, while rifles and shotguns are long guns. An automatic weapon is a firearm capable of firing multiple rounds with one pull of the trigger and will keep loading until the ammunition is exhausted.

An improvised firearm is a firearm manufactured by someone who is not a gunsmith and is constructed with whatever is available to the purpose. Improvised firearms are known by many names and one of the names for these types of firearms is zip gun.

A BB gun is an air gun in which ball bearings or pellets are propelled by compressed air, these type of guns are typically use for bird hunting. Most commercial BB firing airguns can shoot beyond 200 ft/s.

This archive presents tons of gun articles and guides on many different gun and firearm types. You will also find ideas to on building a homemade gun and gun silencer.

Read how to make BB guns with ease, how to choose correct gun for your needs, gun information for survival and a lot more!