Personal protective equipment is necessary for many activities. We wear seat belts when we drive, helmets when we ride. Power tools require safety glasses. Shooting and hunting require personal protective equipment, and most modern shooters faithfully don ballistic glasses and Continue reading Can Shooting Cause Brain Damage? The Science, the Bad News, and the Solution
Talk to an old timer who relishes the “old days” and they will tell you they expended thousands of rounds and hundreds of hours to “know their rifles” and determine their ballistics. Like most of the old days it was Continue reading Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!
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
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
One of the best things about shooting and hunting are the social aspects. With more and more women getting into the gun sports, more and more couples are discovering the joy of shooting and hunting together. Who knew that cold Continue reading His and Hers Hunting and Shooting – Meet the Mizers
When it comes to lead in bullets, the issue is not environmental pollution, but the pollution of the truth. Obama’s recent ban on lead in the fishing and shooting industries is nothing more than a below-the-belt parting shot at responsible Continue reading Poisoning Lead – Obama’s Toxic Attack On Gun Owners
With firearms instructors sprouting from the earth like dandelions in a garden, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds. This proliferation of expertise is an extremely sharp double edged sword. At no time in my life has the average Continue reading Range Dancing vs. Practical Application
“I can’t shoot this!” She moved her left hand to the grip and wrapped her tiny left index finger around her right finger as she struggled with the trigger. The short rifle struggled with the trigger as well, the unsuppressed Continue reading Conventional Wisdom is Bad Advice? Let’s Talk Triggers and Kids!
We all love video, and we love video of shooting! There are lots of ways to get video from a gun and I’ve been doing it for a long time. Just take a look at the picture of my old Continue reading Your Next Gun Mounted Camera: the Replay XD Prime X
I’ve been hunting for a trophy boar for months. I’ve seen it several times on the game camera, but never in person. Now, here I am after several hours of waiting, and here he is. He must be 350 pounds Continue reading Performance Enhancing Drug for your Gun – CMC Triggers 2 Stage Trigger