Is .22 Magnum a good caliber for personal protection? Maybe. .22 Mag has been around for nearly 60 years, but … Continued
Writer Profile: Chris Baker
Chris Baker joined the Lucky Gunner team in 2011 and, among other roles, serves as the editor of Lucky Gunner Lounge.
Chris has a broad interest in all types of shooting activities, but he’s most passionate about firearms as tools for personal protection. Prior to working for Lucky Gunner full time, Chris taught basic handgun skills and concealed carry permit classes to a diverse range of clients in his home state of North Carolina. He is a Rangemaster-certified Shotgun and Advanced Handgun Instructor and NRA Handgun Instructor. His ongoing pursuit of knowledge in the shooting world has included over 500 hours of professional firearms and self-defense training from instructors like Ken Hackathorn, Tom Givens, Ernest Langdon, Craig Douglas, Gabe White, Darryl Bolke, Wayne Dobbs, Chuck Haggard, Claude Werner, John Hearne, Jim Higginbotham, Kyle DeFoor, and Randy Cain, among others.
Posts by Chris Baker
It’s a new series! We’re going to subject various firearms to a long-term 10,000-round test to answer the question, “does … Continued
Is a .22 LR pistol a good choice for concealed carry? Most of the time, probably not. But in … Continued
As I was planning future installments of our Pocket Pistol Series, I realized that several of the upcoming caliber-specific discussions … Continued
Shotguns are typically considered close-range firearms, especially when loaded with buckshot. Beyond about 30 to 50 yards, the spread from … Continued
Everyone knows that .22 LR is inherently unreliable… right? Feeding and ignition issues might be more common with .22 than … Continued