New Shooters

Buying a New Defensive Pistol? You need a GLOCK 19

For those looking to add a first, a subsequent, or perhaps a supplemental handgun for defensive and practical use, listen up please… or rather read. You need a Glock 19. Now that I’ve made Glock haters lock and load their keyboard systems and allowed Glock fans to raise a standard of triumph… These work too That’s a Sig Sauer P226 …

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Ballistic Masturbation and Upgrading, The Fast Track to Failure

I’m going out on a limb here people, we at 248Shooter need your help. This article is likely to get me blacklisted from advertisers and other industry friends. I’m writing it anyway; it’s an article that needs to be published. Of all the articles, we have shared this might be one of the most important articles in my career. The …

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Michigan Female CPL Licenses up 134%

The Detroit News ran the following article today on the increase of female gun owners. This is something we have covered in the past and is directly inline with the national changes as well as a major shift we started to see at Shot Show. 2014 and 2015 are the years of the female shooter with women becoming the fastest …

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Alternative Calibers for Michigan AR15 Hunters

Why hunt with an AR15? Why not? They can be customizable for length of pull for nearly any size hunter wearing any size of clothing, (meaning they will shoot comfortably for your child as he/she grows up, or even you in your winter clothes, or a t shirt) they are accurate, these aren’t the rifles of Vietnam anymore, they are …

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Memoirs of a 3 Gun Competition Newbie

Editors Note: We are working hard to field a team for 3 gun using local sponsors. I love seeing other newbies getting involved and sharing experiences. We contacted  Tiffany “Duchess” Matala after her recent blog on the Beretta site and obtained permission to republish this article. Thank you Tiffany for the hard work.   I had the honor of tagging along with …

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Ensure You Have Enough Ammo

Detroit Bullet Works Ammo Club for Discount 9mm

The other day I was getting ready for the Travis Haley class. While I have my ammo properly stored and accounted for, thanks to a new trick I will be sharing with everyone in an upcoming article, I realized that I was likely going to be short on some 9mm.  Lucky for me 248 Shooter has a very strong relationship with Detroit …

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Detroit Shootout ends with Homeowner Wounded but Safe

Paris Ainsworth is a hard working grandmother who lives on the west side of Detroit. 10 years ago she was attacked by a gunman and swore to not be a victim again. After changes in the CPL regulations, she went and obtained the proper license to carry. Unlike many CPL holders though  Paris went and received additional training. She purchased …

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Breach Bang Clear Everyman Tactical Series

Every once in a while I read a blog article on another site that just makes me say wow these guys get it. We have done a few series on the importance of training both with medical tools and with firearms. Unfortunately speaking to the instructors in the area it is clear to me that those articles often fall on …

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Michigan AR-15 Pistol or SBR Build Part 2

The AR platform has been likened to grown up lego’s. The available configurations and components create an almost limitless options on both look and performance.  Not only are there numerous purposes a rifle can be designed around such as varminter, long range, plinker, CQB, pistol, sbr or even a traditional M series a# clone but also the looks and budget …

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