Tag: AR-15

Medium-Range Shooting Adventures

Recently, I’ve taken up mid-range shooting. Some would call it long-range, but when I did that, I was promptly corrected by the owner of the range where I shoot. He said, “500-600 yards isn’t long range. That’s medium range. Long-range starts at 1,000 yards…” So there you go. Anyhoo, for someone who has previously only shot out to about 125…

I Am A Gun Guy

I like shooting guns. And I’m pretty unapologetic about that. I’m also pretty tired of being marginalized by leftists who insist I need to give up something I really enjoy because a handful of scumbags misuse guns. It’s become a trite and tired saying, but that doesn’t make it any less true; guns don’t kill people, people kill people. And…

I Don’t Need To Justify This

Last time, I wrote about my really fun field trip to the NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta. It really was huge fun. As a gun guy, I really enjoy hanging out with other gun guys (and gals!), talking about our shared passion for firearms. Some people don’t get that. Some people want to vilify us. Some people claim we’re worse…

Why I Own an AR

I remember the first time I shot an AR-15. It didn’t belong to me, but I had an absolute blast (pun intended) breaking clay pigeons into smaller and smaller pieces on the 50 yard berm. I had shot larger, center-fire rifles in the past, but they all had significant recoil and weren’t that enjoyable to shoot after 20 rounds or…