Tag Archives: Range

You Can’t Regulate Ethics

A pair of bucks ran across the rolling sandhills of Nebraska, making their way towards the woodlot I was watching. There had already been an abundance of doe and small buck activity, and as the sun made its way into the western sky, the big boys were making an appearance. The lead buck had my attention with five even points stretching …

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The Evolution of a Great Target

The following is submitted by Mark the CEO of EZ2C Targets. It contains a history of the company and an explanation of how they got to where they are today. It also goes into the various styled designs they have and the practical purpose. While this is an advertorial  and written by the product owner and not us I will …

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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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Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger

Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger

If you’re reading this blog chances are you enjoy shooting. You may even enjoy reloading or cleaning your weapons. What I have never heard anyone say they love doing is loading magazines. From Stipper Clips to LULA there have been many products designed at making this mundane part of shooting faster, easier or both. Nobody and I mean nobody has …

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Tactical Backpacks What Makes them Tactical?

There are certain words that we expect to see when shopping online or in stores for gun related gear. Of those terms no word gets over used more then Tactical. I nearly spit out a perfectly good cup of coffee when I found ads on my Facebook feed for not 1 but 2 tactical energy drinks now on the market. …

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Back Up Sights For The AR

Our good friends over at andersonrifles.com shared this recently and gave us permission to re-print it. If you are not aware of Anderson MFG also known as Anderson Rifles then you will really enjoy the review we are working on. They make some really quality products and have developed an incredible coating for weapon parts that we will go into in the …

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NORB – No Ordinary Range Bag

Women shooters are not the minority they used to be. Here at 248Shooter we see more and more women signing up to out Facebook page and interacting with us. We have even picked up 2 female reviewers to further test products designed specifically for the female shooters. Bean our first of these new women reviewers takes a look at the …

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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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Mil-Spec Monkey Tactical Gear

Regular readers of this blog are aware that I will from time to time take the occasional jab at the tacticool mall ninja operator. If you have been in this sport for sometime or go to gun shows on a regular basis you know who I am talking about. However those that know me well in real life know that …

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