Category: Training

Visual Patience

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to get a post up here. Work has been busy and I’ve spent most of my spare time loading up test loads for the .308, .270 and .223. Now if the weather ever breaks and I can get to the range, I’ll be able to write some posts about that—and my new…

Testing Carry Ammo

This is going to be a different type of test. I’m not doing ballistic gel tests here—you can find plenty of those on YouTube. What I wanted to do in this test was find out what defensive ammo my EDC gun likes best. And by likes best, I mean shoots the most accurately at 10 yards from a standing, unsupported…

Don’t Live in Fear

Recently, I read an article in which some anti-gun mouthpiece asked the following; “What are you so afraid of that you feel the need to have a military-style assault rifle with a high capacity magazine next to your bed?” You could almost hear the hysteria in her voice. Ignoring the factual errors in the question (an AR-15 is neither military…

Actual Gun Safety

As the title of this blog suggests, I believe in gun safety. However, what I think of as gun safety is pretty much the opposite of what anti-Second Amendment organizations like Everytown for Gun Safety think of. In fact, even though it caused me to throw up in my mouth just a little bit, I went through everytown.org (no link because…

Why I Train

I have decided that for me, 2017 will be the year of training. I’ve spent the last few years shooting a lot on my own, and while I’ve put north of 10,000 rounds down range, most of that shooting was pretty unfocused. This year, I plan on taking a number of classes. I’m not the first to suggest that if…