Keith Finch

Keith Finch
Keith is the Editor-in-Chief of GAT Marketing editor@gatdaily.com A USMC Infantry Veteran and Small Arms and Artillery Technician, Keith covers the evolving training and technology from across the shooting industry. A Certified Instructor since 2009 he has taught concealed weapons courses in the West Michigan area in the years since and continues to pursue training and teaching opportunities as they arise.

Gun Clutter

From Dr. LateBloomer,   I’ve been reading a lot lately about cleaning and organizing one’s life. One trendy method is some Asian thing where you hold your possessions and commune with them before deciding whether to keep or pitch them. There’s another one out there called “Swedish Death Cleaning”. That last one sounds a bit morbid, but it stems from …

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Don’t Like Being a Guinea Pig? Opinion 7304 To The Rescue!

From Mike Westra   Does the thought of being required to register your guns with the government send shivers down your spine? Do you worry about them coming for your guns? For decades residents of Michigan have been required by law to turn in a pistol sales record/registration form for every handgun to their local police jurisdiction within 10 days …

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Review: IWI Galil ACE Pistol, An Epitome in EDC Carbines

I’m often pleased by the performance of a firearm. It’s been a rare occurrence, only once in just over a year, that a firearm has given me trouble. That incident was remedied by a part swap and the rifle itself continued on to success in its trials. It is far rarer I’m surprised by a firearm. Where picking it up …

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Sunday Sermon: Plan.. Then Have a Back Up

“A good plan never survives contact with the enemy…” “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”   There are a myriad of one liner wonder quotes that are supposed to encompass how important (and how unimportant) planning is when it comes to violent interactions. The long …

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Don’t Like Being a Guinea Pig? Opinion 7304 To The Rescue!

From Mike Westra,   Does the thought of being required to register your guns with the government send shivers down your spine? Do you worry about them coming for your guns? For decades residents of Michigan have been required by law to turn in a pistol sales record/registration form for every handgun to their local police jurisdiction within 10 days …

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Independence Day

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God …

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Aero Precision Launching their Freedom Collection Series for Independence Day

In honor of the anniversary of our great nations independence Aero Precision is launching their newest Freedom Collection upper and lower receivers for the M4E1 and M5 Rifles The lowers are their newest generation (although there is a a run of legacy style AR15 receivers too). The new billet styling layout and pictographs are complimented with the forward moving flag motif …

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Some Sort of VUDU

From our friends at Spotter Up When someone asks you if you’d like to borrow their $4,900 SR25, you say yes. At least I did. My boy lent me this gun to try out the new Eotech Vudu PRS (precision rifle scope) that sits on top of it.The Vudu line is Eotech’s first entry in the PRS market and I was skeptical at first …

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Are We Gunslinger Super Heroes?

From Mike Westra Every student that takes my concealed carry class hears these two questions at the beginning of the class. “Why are you here? and “What motivated you to take this course?” The usual answer is ” So I can protect my family”, however not last week. The only answer that I heard was “To kill the next active …

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