Tag: shooting

Learning to Run a Bolt-Action For Real – Chris Baker Goes Over Getting Started in Practical Rifle Shooting

When it comes to my shooting hobbies, sometimes I feel like a bit of a black sheep. I am neither a race gun driver, nor a benchrest shooter. I don’t blast IDPA targets and Texas stars with an STI DVC Open, or break 200 rounds per minute cyclic smoking brown [Read More…]

Firearms Food for Thought: To Advise or Not to Advise…

Ah, the internet. It’s made experts out of everyone with the ability to enter words into a web search engine and models out of, well, everyone who cares to stretch the truth about their looks. It also seems to have removed the need for basic manners and being [Read More…]

MTM Quick Rest

We’ve all been there: at the range or out at our favorite shooting spot, and in need of a rest for our rifle. Although there are quite a few out there of varying sizes, weights, and fillings, most have one thing in common: they’re heavy – or at least [Read More…]

PSA: Use Holsters, Not Purses

Tragically, 29-year-old mother Veronica Rutledge was shopping in an Idaho Walmart with her toddler and a trio of older nieces when the toddler reached into her purse, pulled out her gun, and fatally shot her. According to police Rutledge did have a concealed carry [Read More…]

Ricochet

Webster defines ricochet as a glancing rebound of a projectile off a flat surface. It is quite common physical effect observed by most of regular shooters. It can be deadly if not accounted for (thus a popular firearm safety rule – Never shoot at a flat, hard [Read More…]

Y-man Goes Shooting in the USA

Hello all, Y-man here. It’s been a long time, and I have missed writing my guest posts. Thanks to Steve for having me. Many thanks for all your kind and constructive comments. Like some would know, I finally travelled from Nigeria to Orlando Florida, USA in early [Read More…]

Super Modified Gangster Grip

Matt Steele teaches the Gangster Grip, Modified Gangster Grip and Super Modified Gangster Grip. Jon Davis, a Marine Corps weapons instructor, posted a long article on Quora in which he suggested that gangsters hold their gun sideways due to the mistaken belief that you [Read More…]

Shooting while Sea Sick

The USMC is running experiments to see how well Marines can perform certain tasks, including shooting, whilst sea sick during an amphibious assult. Marine Times reports … Can you fire your rifle while puking? Inquiring minds at the Naval Surface Warfare Center [Read More…]

Hitch-mounted Shooting Bench

Brian, a reader of the blog, started up a business with his father and brother to make and sell a nifty hitch-mounted two-person shooting bench. Brian says … First off, we’re a start-up business. The team consists of myself, my dad, and my brother. I’m [Read More…]

More Women Buying, Shooting Guns

thepittsburghchannel.com has published an article on the increase in woman buying guns. While there aren’t statistics kept on the number of women who buy handguns every year, if you ask just about any arms dealer, licensed instructor or law enforcement official, [Read More…]