Tag Archives: Women Shooter

Memoirs of a 3 Gun Competition Newbie

Editors Note: We are working hard to field a team for 3 gun using local sponsors. I love seeing other newbies getting involved and sharing experiences. We contacted  Tiffany “Duchess” Matala after her recent blog on the Beretta site and obtained permission to republish this article. Thank you Tiffany for the hard work.   I had the honor of tagging along with …

Read More »

Criminals Move to Gas Stations for Easy Targets

If you follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/248Shooter you may have noticed us sharing several articles related to Detroit Citizens defending thier homes and family from intruders. We have even seen the city Police Chief encourage homeowners to own guns and protect themselves. We have seen reports of violent crime decrease in the city over the last few months as CPL holders have …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

EDC or EDR? Which Acronym Should You Use?

Breach Bang Clear

If you are not following this blog you missing out. http://www.breachbangclear.com/site/10-blog/609-edc-or-edr-which-acronym-should-you-use.html They do a fantastic job of covering important topics in a fun way and they have an awesome action fiogure logo. Seriously these guys are top of the game. Check out the article below and then go check out Breach Bang Clear for more great articles. Written by Breach-Bang-Clear on 27 January …

Read More »

Detroit Serial Rapist Strikes Again

We reported back in July on a potential Serial Killer in the city of detroit. On Wednesday morning just before 7am near Plymouth and Meyers on the city’s west side it is believed he has struck again. More information has started to surface on both the suspect and the nature of the attacks. You can read a full article on …

Read More »

EDC and the Rise of a New Culture

If you have reviewed the news that has come out of Shot Show you will see that a few common themes. A return to blades, the demilitarisation of bags to a more “Urban” look and a rise in led flashlight manufacturers as well as tactical pens and other EDC type gear. It is clear 2013 will go down as the …

Read More »

One NRA Instructors Path to the M&P 9 Shield

M&P 9mm Shield with defensive serrations package from IGFS.

It’s been a long road In the world of defensive handguns it is very easy to get lost, turned about, distracted, and ultimately even a little frustrated when it comes to picking out a gun for ourselves. When picking a gun for someone else it is tantamount to grandma picking a sweater out for her angsty teenage grandchild, probably not …

Read More »

If More Citizens Were Armed, Criminals Would Think Twice About Attacking Them!

Anyone who reads this blog knows this is how I feel about it. It was a huge surprise to me to have these exact words “If More Citizens Were Armed, Criminals Would Think Twice About Attacking Them!” come from the mouth of the Detroit Police Chief James Craig. While Chief Craig of the Detroit Police Dept is not exactly pro gun. …

Read More »

How Carrying a Gun Makes You Safer, Even When Not Carrying a Gun

The below article has been submitted by one of our followers. Keith is a NRA Certified Instructor and RO. We greatly appreciate the time he has taken to write this article. Keith really hits some great point on how the act of preparation is a tool in itself. Read the article below and share your thoughts on our Facebook page. …

Read More »