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Sunday Sermon: The Sound of Silence

248 Readers,   My most sincere apologies on the lack of readable content here for that past month. It was an unfortunate and unavoidable circumstance of station. That time is at an end. Our regular content will resume with gusto tomorrow after I shake the jet lag!

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Michigan Second Amendment March 2018

This years Second Amendment March was the largest one yet.  Roughly 400-500 firearms enthusiasts gathered right on the front lawn and steps of the Michigan State Capital building. Most of the attendees proudly open carried everything from relics and handguns to rifles and shotguns making the capital building the safest place in the state of Michigan at the time. Walking …

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We Remember

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget …

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Santa Fe, Shotguns, and the Moving Goal Posts of Gun Control

Image via NY Daily News Last Friday another school shooting dominated the headlines of the nation. A 17 year old student killed 8 fellow students and 2 teachers with an assault weapon. Assault weapon in so much that the .38 revolver and pump shotgun, firearm technology that has been around for the better part of two centuries, were used in …

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The Civilian PDW Concept, Part 1

The PDW concept came to be at the end of the 1980s and was a product of a NATO request. NATO wanted to replace their 9mm submachine guns. They wanted a weapon that wasn’t as large as a rifle, but more potent than a submachine gun. NATO specifically wanted something that could efficiently defeat body armor. That’s the military/NATO PDW, …

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RECON Drill: Do you set up shoot and move?

Shooting and moving is an important skill to dust off every once in awhile. Sadly it’s raining today so we will live vicariously through YouTube. I did a variation of this early this week and I was… dusty. But by the third run the fail duster had done its job and I was shooting where I wanted to again. Pro …

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Sunday Sermon: Accuracy is Relative

“Most combat shooting standards will be more dependent on ‘pucker factor’ than the inherent accuracy of the gun.” A note on accuracy. It is a widely abused term. If a rifle isn’t ‘Sub-MOA’ (even if the person asking has no notion what that means) or a handgun doesn’t stack rounds at ten yards in their hands then the gun in …

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HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU’RE GETTING GOOD TRAINING?

  When making a major purchase, a smart consumer will research options, read reviews, and compare products. A good student will do the same when seeking a firearms instructor and evaluating the quality of training offered. You are making an investment with your consumer dollars — and your life may someday depend on this training. The first step is to …

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If You Had to Have One Only…

Optic There are a plethora of valid arguments people have put forward for their ‘one’ rifle or handgun. But what about an optic? It’s usually easy enough to get someone to pick a favorite optic given a category. For example… Category: Value Cost Red Dot Sig Sauer Electro-Optics Romeo 5 This little RDS has been on for 14 months without …

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