New Shooters

Practice That Hurts

Train at home and at the range.

Practice is something we preach about here at 248 Shooter on a regular basis. However at a recent class I was in I realised that Practice can actually kill. I grew up in the town that the NY Rangers practiced in. As a benefit of that we had a really great Ice Rink just a half a mile from my …

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Patriot Defense Training EC3 Medical Trauma Class

Over the weekend 248Shooter was invited to Jackson Michigan to train with Patriot Defense Training. The subject of the class was very different from the usual handgun, carbine or shotgun training that they traditionally offer. The subject for the 2 day course was Emergency Casualty  Care Class which is marketed as EC3.  The focus of the class was on identifying …

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EDC or EDR? Which Acronym Should You Use?

Breach Bang Clear

If you are not following this blog you missing out. http://www.breachbangclear.com/site/10-blog/609-edc-or-edr-which-acronym-should-you-use.html They do a fantastic job of covering important topics in a fun way and they have an awesome action fiogure logo. Seriously these guys are top of the game. Check out the article below and then go check out Breach Bang Clear for more great articles. Written by Breach-Bang-Clear on 27 January …

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AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts

AR-15 Do's and Don'ts full playlist of all videos

Youtube is an incredibly valuable source of information if you can weed through the chaff to find the people worth following. One of my prefered Youtubers is Highjak86. He has been working on a multi-part series called AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts. It is by far one of the better video series I have seen on the topic. If you are new …

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I Want to Reload What Do I Need? Part 2

What you need to begin reloading

We started our series with reloading and what you need over here if you missed it. The items covered in that article include: Reloader Manual Workspace Reloading Press Reloading Dies Caliper It is our goal to complete the list of required items in this article. Those items include: Shell Holder Powder Measure Components = Brass, Bullets, Powder, Primers Case Trimmer …

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I Want to Reload What Do I Need?

Once you have decided that you want to reload there is much to do. Other than reading up on the topic like you are now the next step is to start pricing out and designing your reloading room. Here is a list of the items you will need to begin. Reloader Manual Workspace Reloading Press Reloading Dies Caliper Shell Holder …

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Should I Reload Ammunition and Why?

This will be the start of a series on reloading. Our main goal in this article will be to discuss why you may want to reload. The next part will be what are the minimum required supplies to begin reloading. We will progress into more advanced topics as the articles continue to progress. There is many reasons to consider reloading. …

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