Ezekiel Vega shooting bbg gun sitting in Daddy (Paris Vega) lap

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Our Editor

Paris Vega shooting his Glock 45 Gen 5 pistol during a dueling tree target competition

Paris Vega is the editor and owner of TheRealGunGuys.com.

He’s been shooting guns for 30 years. He began as a young boy shooting BB guns and .22 rifles. Then moved up to shotguns and rifles as he got older. As a teenager he was paid to kill snakes at catfish ponds for farmers. From training at shooting ranges to hunting deer, wild hogs, and other invasive species, he enjoys and respects the great equalizing power of firearms.

He is a registered member of the NRA, the USPSA, and the USCCA.

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Our Writers


Hunting Expert, Writer

Steven Lines is a hunting expert with decades of experience. He helps hunters gain experience and confidence in the field by sharing hunting tips, tricks, and tactics he's learned along the way to help ensure their success.

Riccardo Mariconda
President of Assault Recon and Support Tactical Simulation Team (ARES TST)

Riccardo Mariconda is an Italian MILSM and airsoft simulator and trekking and survival enthusiast. He likes spending his spare time out in the woods, shooting firearms at the range, training FOF with airsoft guns and learning and developing new skills about survival, both in urban and wild scenarios. He is a Psychology graduate, and likes to approach any tactical subject through psychology, studying human behavior. He has trained with Italian Special Forces during survival courses.He is also enjoys SERE programs, stealth camping, man tracking, and related activities. His aim is to get better in those disciplines, and help others to develop their own skills.

Ezekiel Vega
Competitive Shooter, Hunter, Gaming Expert

Ezekiel is a Texas 4H Youth Shooting Sports member, and has been shooting guns at ranges, competitions, and hunting for about 5 years. He's an avid gamer with about 10 years of gaming experience across a variety of games. A few of his favorites are crafting and building games like Minecraft and ARK:Survival Evolved. He also enjoys first-person shooter games like Fortnite, Destiny 2, Halo, Fallout 4, and Call of Duty.