Cyclic Rate of Fire, what is it, and why is it part of the Bump Stock Ban?

bumpfire ban

A friend with an AR asked me a question yesterday. Like most gun owners she knows how to use them, but no gun background to speak of. She wanted to know what can increase rate of fire in an AR, Continue reading Cyclic Rate of Fire, what is it, and why is it part of the Bump Stock Ban?

Slap-Tap-Tickle – The Sensational Semantics of Shooters

The Sensational Semantics of Shooters

With the test range tied up for a local competition, time on the computer this weekend increased. It’s a blessing and a curse, as while some of what’s on Social Media is interesting and useful, most is meaningless drivel. Mind Continue reading Slap-Tap-Tickle – The Sensational Semantics of Shooters

Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere

Trjicon 1-8 review

Trijicon has long been one of my most trusted sighting tools so I was eager to test their Accupower 1-8x and got one of the first available.  My appreciation for Trijicon optics started years ago, running the venerable ACOG magnified Continue reading Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere

The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

Training vs. Practice

  I am often asked, “What’s the difference between training and practice, isn’t it the same thing?” While the answer is an unequivocal “No,” it remains a very misunderstood difference, especially given the bombardment of “training” options offered these days. Continue reading The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

IWI Galil ACE .308 Review

Me reviewing the IWI Galil .308 here may surprise some people. Over the last few years my lack of enthusiasm for the .308 is no secret. I have expressed it in articles, blogs and to my friends. It’s not some Continue reading Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

Fundamentals are Fundamental – Only Read This if Self Defense Matters To You

Shooting fundamentals

A recent video from Clint Smith, owner and founder of Thunder Ranch struck a chord with me. Much of my early training came from Clint and his staff at the Texas facility. This was long before the myriad of YouTube Continue reading Fundamentals are Fundamental – Only Read This if Self Defense Matters To You

Long Range Hunting or Shooting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About The Silencerco Weapons Research Radius Rangefinder

silencerco-radius-for-hunters

Like a lot of others, I’m not much of a big game hunter but enjoy the 365 days a year open season on out of state hogs and coyotes here in Utah. There are a lot of coyotes here and Continue reading Long Range Hunting or Shooting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About The Silencerco Weapons Research Radius Rangefinder

First Round Long Range Hits for Hunters and Shooters? Reviewing the David Tubb DTR Reticle

tubb-dtr-reticle-review

While controversial, David Tubb is one of the winningest competitive rifleman around and an accomplished worldwide hunter. He has won 11 NRA High Power Championships along with 30 NRA Silhouette Rifle titles. He has another 6 Long Range Rifle National Continue reading First Round Long Range Hits for Hunters and Shooters? Reviewing the David Tubb DTR Reticle