About Guns

What gun is best for a woman, how do they work. It’s all here from the differences between revolvers and semi-automatics to how to choose the right one for you

TWAW DI-ADEM – Built For Women, By Women

TWAW DI-ADEM – Built For Women, By Women

The first AR-15 built by women for women. 18 months in design with hundreds of The Well Armed Women across the country has created this truly unique rifle built by LWRCI. Download Spec Sheet Flyer Here Read review on Range 365 here Read The Frequently Asked Questions Here    

The TWAW/LWRCI DI-ADEM AR-15: Frequently Asked Questions

The TWAW/LWRCI DI-ADEM AR-15: Frequently Asked Questions

What makes this AR-15 special or different from other rifles and why does it cost more than other AR-15’s? A LWRCI rifle typically costs more due to the quality components and advanced engineering and meticulous quality control process that goes into building a LWRCI rifle. Our goal as a company is to progress the AR-15[…..]

The DI-ADEM: First AR Designed For Women, By Women

The DI-ADEM: First AR Designed For Women, By Women

Written by Barbara Baird for Range 365 The DI-ADEM is the first AR built for women, using input from at least 140 female shooters, and currently is for sale only to those who helped it come into being: members of The Well Armed Woman’s 350 chapters across the country, with more than 12,000 members. It’s also[…..]

The Top 10 Guns Women Purchased in 2016

The Top 10 Guns Women Purchased in 2016

It’s that time of year again, the Top 10 time of year. So let’s talk guns, more specifically, the gun’s women are buying. Although I am a fierce advocate of each woman getting her hands on and shooting as many guns as possible to help find the “Right one” for her, I believe there is real[…..]

Choosing The Right Gun For You- Part 1

Choosing The Right Gun For You- Part 1

Sifting through the endless firearm options can be confusing. In this four part series,  Carrie Lightfoot and guest Ashley Suris answer your questions to help walk you through making the right decision. This episode will dive into the differences between revolvers and semi-automatics.     Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Also Watch Part 2[…..]

Choosing the Right Gun For You – Part 2

Choosing the Right Gun For You – Part 2

Sifting through the endless firearm options can be confusing. In this four part series,  Carrie Lightfoot and guest Ashley Suris answer your questions to help walk you through making the right decision. In this video we discuss hand size and hand strength.   Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Also Watch Part 1 – Where[…..]

Choosing The Right Gun For You – Part 3

Choosing The Right Gun For You – Part 3

Sifting through the endless firearm options can be confusing. In this four part series,  Carrie Lightfoot and guest Ashley Suris answer your questions to help walk you through making the right decision. In this video we discuss different types of safeties.   Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Also Watch Part 1 – Where to[…..]

Choosing The Right Gun For You – Part 4

Choosing The Right Gun For You – Part 4

Sifting through the endless firearm options can be confusing. In this four part series,  Carrie Lightfoot and guest Ashley Suris answer your questions to help walk you through making the right decision. In this video we discuss the purchasing of your gun, where to go and what to ask.   Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman[…..]

The AR15 – Time To Set The Record Straight

The AR15 – Time To Set The Record Straight

The AR15 is getting a bad rap. There is so much misinformation communicated through both ignorance and malice. It’s time to set the record straight. Let’s begin with some history.

The Top 10 Guns Women Buy

The Top 10 Guns Women Buy

What guns are women buying? Well, we know that each woman can only know which is the right one for her, but here are the top 10 choices women are making when purchasing a handgun which can help to narrow the field of options for you.

The Best Gun for a Woman?

The Best Gun for a Woman?

What is the best handgun for a woman to carry? Everyone wants to know. There has to be an answer to this question, doesn’t there? It seems like such a simple thing to ask.

Safe Storage Of Guns

Safe Storage Of Guns

Firearms don’t hurt people sitting on a table, tucked in a drawer or in a glove compartment. Accidents happen when we are negligent in our care and storage of firearms and they are left loaded, unlocked and available to be mishandled. How we store our firearms is key. Where and how you store your firearm(s) should be a..

What Kind Of Gun For A Woman

What Kind Of Gun For A Woman

Sadly, the myth that women are somehow less able or too weak to shoot a powerful handgun exists; it exists in gun stores, on the web or anywhere a woman might go to purchase a firearm or perhaps even within her family or social circles. I was at a gun show and approached one of the vendors to look at the guns he had for sale.

Where To Go Buy Your Gun

Where To Go Buy Your Gun

There are a number of options on where to purchase your firearm. The Well Armed Woman does not currently sell firearms or ammunition. In our products section, you will find wonderful options for everything you will need, but your gun.

How A Gun Works

How A Gun Works

Revolvers have a cylinder with multiple chambers and each chamber and each chamber holds a round of ammunition holds a round of ammunition. Most models hold 5 or 6 rounds. Pulling the trigger rotates the cylinder and aligns the loaded chamber with the barrel and the gun then fires.

Shotgun Basics

Shotgun Basics

The shotgun is unique in its ability to fire shells containing varying numbers of pellets, different sized shot and slugs. It is really quite a versatile defense tool that can be a lot of fun to train with.

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