A Shot in the Dark
Shooting in low light conditions can be challenging, but with the right techniques and equipment there’s little reason why you shouldn’t be able to effectively hit your targets. Whether you’re a seasoned marksman or new to the sport, there are a variety of things that you can do to improve your accuracy, even when the lighting is less than optimal. [Read more…] about A Shot in the Dark
No Need To Miss Out On The Action
The enjoyment of shooting sports isn’t something that needs to be cast aside because of a physical disability. With the wide variety of equipment and resources available, most anyone can maintain these pursuits while taking advantage of the benefits. [Read more…] about No Need To Miss Out On The Action
Long Range Shooting 1 – Guns & Gear
There’s nothing quite like hearing the distinctive ring of hitting a target at a longer distance. It’s a great feeling – and although accurate shots are certainly doable for the average shooter inside of 200 or 300 yards, beyond that you’ll need the skill and the tools necessary to meet the added challenge. [Read more…] about Long Range Shooting 1 – Guns & Gear
Controlling exactly where your firearm is pointed at all times is a rule that typically ranks as number one or two on most gun safety lists. It’s an important practice for obvious reasons and it should absolutely never be underestimated. [Read more…] about Muzzle Control
Circle 10 5.56 NATO Plum & OD Green Mags
The Holiday Season is one of colors, festive colors that bring joy and smiles to us all so that we can start the new year right! Guess what colors are in fashion this year… OD Green and Plum, of the NATO variety. Yes, NATO! [Read more…] about Circle 10 5.56 NATO Plum & OD Green Mags
Arsenal Releases SAM7R with AR-M5 Telescopic Stock
The AK platform, unlike the AR15, can be a bit of a chameleon when it comes to buttstock configurations. Prefer an underfolder, left folding, right folding, fixed, or any variation thereof? As many of us know, with all the options available out there, traditionally speaking, it’s adjustable length of pull that tends to be the lacking variety. [Read more…] about Arsenal Releases SAM7R with AR-M5 Telescopic Stock
LWRCI REPR MKII Holiday Special at K-VAR!
K-Var is on fire with these holiday deals, and this is a monster! If you want the absolute best deal on one of the most reliable and accurate semi-auto precision rifles on the market, then you don’t want to miss this! [Read more…] about LWRCI REPR MKII Holiday Special at K-VAR!
SAM7R OD Green K-Var 10 Days of Christmas
Well guys and gals, it’s Christmas time and I found out the other day that K-Var is running a special on the SAM7R-67GM. Why does this have holiday significance to me? Green furniture, that’s why! Okay, I know this is OD Green technically, but I’m counting it! [Read more…] about SAM7R OD Green K-Var 10 Days of Christmas
Having anything in your bore other than a bullet flying out of it can be serious business. Even a small amount of foreign matter can be enough to cause a major (and potentially deadly) accident.
3-D Printing Guns and Their Problems
Every generation looks back and marvels at how things changed over time.
Advancements in technology, regardless of discipline or subculture, transform our world. Within the past decade, the 3-D printer is one such mechanism that is changing the way humans live. [Read more…] about 3-D Printing Guns and Their Problems
Get Triggered! FIME Enhanced Fire Control Group
Many factors contribute to the accuracy of a rifle, be it major components with a tangible impact, such as the barrel itself and the ammunition we feed it, or more subtle nuances that effect harmonics. No matter the element, having confidence when it comes to shot placement is paramount to any shooter. Today I want to talk about a piece of the puzzle that is crucial not only to the accuracy of your rifle, but to every aspect of the direct shooter interface, the trigger. [Read more…] about Get Triggered! FIME Enhanced Fire Control Group
Trigger Pull 101
Your trigger set up and pull weight can have as much influence on your accuracy as any other element of your equipment and shooting routine. It’s an important factor that can be easily overlooked, especially by beginners.
Arsenal SAM5. Why You Need a 5.56 AK!
The 7.62×39 cartridge, introduced originally in 1943 and chambered in both the RPD Light Machine Gun and the SKS, cemented it’s place in history just a few years later as the cartridge selection for what would become the iconic AK47 Soviet military rifle. Since then, the AK47 has been deployed around the world by militaries, police and civilians in combat, self-defense and sporting roles. [Read more…] about Arsenal SAM5. Why You Need a 5.56 AK!
Feeling a Little Rusty?
Time Is Not On Your Side
When it comes to the time it takes to effectively react to real life personal defense situations, the odds can be stacked against you. When every second counts, you’ll want to be prepared and ready to safely engage. [Read more…] about Time Is Not On Your Side
Beware the Flinch
Flinching while you shoot is a very common phenomenon and it can definitely impact your performance and your enjoyment of the sport. Luckily there are some effective ways to minimize or eliminate the effects of this age-old reaction. [Read more…] about Beware the Flinch
No ‘A’ For Effort
Being a responsible gun owner can go beyond safe storage and use. How you maintain your firearms and your overall familiarity with them are also big parts of the equation. [Read more…] about No ‘A’ For Effort
Beware of Ammo Scams!
It’s been a wild ride for the last couple of years, and the supply/demand for certain consumer items has been impacted significantly. The ready availability of (reasonably priced) ammunition for instance has been affected in some cases, and when there’s a strong marketplace need, it can give rise to unscrupulous and predatory sales practices. [Read more…] about Beware of Ammo Scams!
As firearms go, shotguns gather more than their fair share of misconceptions about how they operate and perform. Think that they’re a hit-anything-that-moves miracle weapon – then think again. [Read more…] about Shotgun Myths
It can be frustrating for any shooter, new or otherwise, when you’re not getting the groupings that you might like at the range (if you’re hitting anything at all). One sure-fire way to get some real-time feedback – take a hard look at your target. [Read more…] about Target Talk