Category Archives: Shooting Skills

Shooting is a popular sport throughout the united state. It involves the proficiency competition of precision, speed, and accuracy. Different distances, firearms, weather, or other factors could drastically affect shooting performance. Therefore, we design a shooting skills section in order to help you to achieve your goals!

We can break the thinking process of shooting into 3 parts: before you go to the range, second, during the shooting, and third is coming back from the range. We will share do’s and don’ts and the know-how of different shooting skills practice in this category. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, we hope you can find something you didn’t know or something you want to know.

At Tacticon Armament, we believe everyone deserves a quality shooting experience without breaking the bank. Therefore, we provide good-value tactical products at affordable prices. However, this is not enough. We also want to make sure you can be more familiar with shooting!

Let us know what you would like to know about shooting in the comment, and we will have our crew help you out! Sharing is caring; if you like our articles, go ahead and share them with your people :)

Steel vs Brass Ammo: Which is Better?

When it comes to choosing range ammunition for your firearm the debate between brass vs steel ammo often comes up. Both ammunition types have their unique advantages and disadvantages making it important to understand the differences in order to make an informed decision.  In this article we will compare brass vs steel ammo, examining factors[…]

M-LOK to Picatinny Adaptor: Enhancing Compatibility and Options

Have you ever been online shopping and saw some must have rifle attachments you immediately pulled out your credit card for? You eagerly watched the tracking number throughout the day and see that your package was delivered. You rush home tear open the box and you’re about to mount it on your rifle when you[…]

Plate Carrier Mag Pouches

Plate carriers are starting point of our tactical gear set up. Once we have our carrier, we purchase plates and accessories to mount to our carriers. At the top of almost every accessory wish list is plate carrier magazine pouches. Plate carrier mag pouches are designed to securely hold your magazines and provide easy access[…]

How to Adjust a Rifle Scope

A well adjusted rifle scope is prerequisite for accurate shooting whether you’re a seasoned marksman or a beginner. Adjusting a rifle scope is a simple process, but small mistakes are easy to make, especially if the process is rushed. These small mistakes can be the difference between a successful hunting trip or going home empty[…]

How to Zero a Red Dot at Home

Zeroing your new red dot sight is the fundamental first step for accurate shooting. Zeroing, especially final zeroing, must be done at the range and preferably with the specific ammo you plan on using with the firearm. However, sometimes you need to get a rough zero at home first before heading to the range. There are[…]

Tactical Plate Carriers 101

Tactical plate carriers are modular vests designed to carry hard or soft body armor plates to protect against ballistic threats. They are commonly used by military and specialized law enforcement such as SWAT, but are also available for civilian use. Plate carriers are typically made from durable materials such as Cordura nylon and feature MOLLE[…]

What Does Level III Armor Stop?

Level III body armor has become increasingly popular among law enforcement, private security, and civilians due to its ability to provide ballistic protection against rifle rounds. Level 3 body armor is designed to protect the wearer from a variety of different rounds but is not without its limitations. Here, we will delve into the world[…]

M-Lok vs. Picatinny: The Debate Simplified

Firearm Attachments

The M-Lok vs. Picatinny debate has waged for almost a decade with very heated opinions (not an exaggeration) on both sides. I don’t aim to add fire to this quarrel, but rather objectively discuss the merits of both systems as viable options that ultimately come down to the end user’s preference. The 1913 Picatinny rail[…]

What is MOA on a Red Dot Sight?

What is MOA

If you use a red dot sight, understanding what MOA means and how it affects accuracy is an important key to getting the most out of your red dot sight. MOA is short for “minute of angle,” this concept plays two main roles; adjustment (in terms of windage and elevation) and measuring the size of[…]

What is Windage and Elevation? How it Affects You

Windage and elevation

Windage and elevation are two very common terms we hear on the range everyday.  This is especially true in terms of sighting in a rifle, or describing where the bullet impacts in relation to the desired target.  Windage refers to the horizontal adjustments made to the firearm’s sights, while elevation refers to the vertical adjustments.[…]