The AR-15 is a platform that is so easy to shoot people often neglect finding their full potential behind the gun by seeking out professional instruction. Taking a class can seem to be prohibitively expensive once ammunition cost, travel and lodging are figured into the total price. A $400 course can pretty easily turn into
Shooting ranges and gun clubs throughout the United States offer many different styles of action shooting competitions. Each different competition has its own methodology and scoring system but is ultimately meant as a sport. Having recently come out of the military and with a little more time on my hands, I decided these might be
Among shooting enthusiasts, there are a variety of niche firearms that serve as good excuses to acquire additional weapons. One of these is the “stash” handgun. You know, the glove box/downstairs/garage/”wherever you want to leave a ready weapon” gun. Among the key features of the stash gun are reliability, weather resistance, and cost. Recently my
The phrase “first responder” is overused. But the fact is that if you are present when violence erupts and threatens your safety, by default you become a first responder.
Like everyone else in the world, I’ve been cussing and discussing the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting of December 2012. In case you’ve been living under a large boulder for the past several months, a deranged young man killed his mother, then went to a nearby elementary school and proceeded to murder 26 people. Twenty of
Reloading is good, but I don’t want to have to do it in the middle of a fight. — Robbie Barrkman Like many sagacious comments, the wisdom is buried in humorous words, but is also deep-rooted in battle experience. And unlike the many mindless “I thought of something cute, now buy my printed t-shirt” slogans,