New Shooters

Damsel in Defense Beating the Statistics

In the last few weeks some truly inspiring women have reached out to me. We recently did an article on Off Hand Gear run by Off Hand Sandi and how she is working to make shooting accessories more attractive to female shooters. We also have been in touch with Michigan Moms Against Gun Control another great organization that is made up of more …

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Why You Might Want Multiple Concealed Carry Permits.

A recent article by our friends at Concealed Nation goes over the advantages of multiple concealed carry permits.   The 3 main reasons are: Reason #1: Reciprocity Reason #2: The laws change Reason #3: It’s relatively cost-effective   We recommend you look at the USA Carry Reciprocity Map to determine where you would be best served getting a non resident …

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What You Need to Know Moving to Michigan

So you, your employer of significant other has decided it is time to become a Michigander. Let me be the first to welcome you to our great state. Having moved around a few times over the years I can tell you with great certainty that you made a great choice. While I am not a native Michigander my children are …

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The 7 Things to Look for in an AR-15 Handguard

Choosing gear for an AR-15 is a monumental task due to the sheer number of options out there. This article originally published by at3tactical.com does an excellent job of breaking down the different types of rails available to you. It also goes on to highlight 7 specific things to consider when purchasing a handguard.   We have been given permission to post …

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Barrel Length, Muzzle Velocity and Accuracy How Much Does it Matter?

The Truth about guns recently published a fantastic article that really breaks down the affect barrel length has on both muzzle velocity and accuracy.  When deciding on a barrel, taking into account Dan’s research can help you to achieve the goal of your build or purchase.   A big thanks goes out to Dan Zimmerman for all the hard work and research …

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Warren Homeowner Defends Home and Life

On Tuesday 9/17 in the early afternoon a Warren homeowners life was drastically changed. An armed assailant entered his home under the guise of buying jewelry from the homeowners brother that was as not currently at home. Once inside the building the assailant produced a gun and attempted to rob the homeowner.   The 68 year old man living on …

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Patriot Defense Training (PDT) part 2 OR Why We Train

In our previous article Patriot Defense Training (PDT) part 1  we started to discuss the types of classes and atmosphere that Brad has developed at PDT. Even in a multi part article we will not be able to give you more then a small glimpse of what you get in the full 10 hour class. Reading about guns, watching Youtube videos and …

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Stippling, Gucci, Tacticool or Useful?

We all know a mall ninja. The most Tacticool guy at the range. He wears 5.11 cargo shorts a point of the spear patch on his hook and loop hat and his AR-15 has every invention, mod and upgrade known to man.   You know like this video: [embedplusvideo height=”480″ width=”640″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/14GhOQP” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/q362H-xg0ZA?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=q362H-xg0ZA&width=640&height=480&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=0&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep6158″ /] Before you flame this …

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Ammunition Purchasing and Supply Basics

With the craze for ammunition finally starting to wind down a bit people are evaluating their ammunition supply. Some of us were caught ill prepared for the ammunition shortage of 2013 and were left with the tough decision of not shooting or paying very high prices for ammunition. Others like myself had plenty of ammunition stored up but due due …

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