New Shooters

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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Patriot Defense Training (PDT) part 1

  Patriot Defense Training is a Jackson Michigan based training organization that focuses on empowering Patriots (you and me, American good guys and gals with guns) to defend themselves, their family and property from those who would do you harm. Brad VanValkenburg (Don’t worry you wont need to say his last name)  is the owner and primary instructor. Take a look …

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Review of Old Faithful Holsters Quick Assemble kit.

Old Faithful holsters a was founded in 2010 by Thomas Tedder who stand behind his product with images of himself all over his emails and website. Tomas goes out of his way to make sure that this is a company with a face. Tomas goes on to explain that as a 2nd amendment supporter and person who carries everyday he was …

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Selecting the right gun for teaching a new shooter

This article was published at All Outdoor via this link: http://www.alloutdoor.com/2013/07/08/fit-comfort-matter/   We felt it fit in well wiht our beginners shooter series and as such wanted to include it as a resource. Please if you like this article follow the link to their site. You can check out their main home page here: All Outdoor Home Page   Hefting the …

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