Article submitted by Mark Hatfield Terrorist/Active Shooter Intervention Class aka Terrorist Interdiction/Active Shooter Having the opportunity to attend several classes this season, I included this one partly as it was unlikely I might be able to do so again. This one is given by Suarez International, and taught by their instructor Randy Harris. … Read moreTerrorist Interdiction
A couple of weeks back one of shooters at our range left a .30 cal brass rod in the bore of their rifle and fired. Later the rod was found near the 100 yard line. When the shooter fired his rifle, the increased recoil caused his rifle scope to hit him and cut … Read moreBore obstruction and web raffles.
Article submitted by Mark Hatfield. Weird Sh-t Happens Flashlight on Fire Last week, while serving as a Range Safety Officer at an outdoor range, I heard someone yell ‘Fire’ and it clearly had nothing to do with shooting. I was nearby and saw a flashlight which was mounted on a rifle, the flashlight was … Read moreWeird Sh-t Happens
Article submitted by Mark Hatfield. Match was held at the Manatee Gun & Archery Club. My First Ever Rifle Competition Or How I Entered a State Championship Match Not Knowing What The Hell I Was Doing. Actually, I did know what I was doing, in that I already knew that much of what I was … Read moreMy First Ever Rifle Competition
Mark Hatfield submitted this article. This week while working at an outdoor range, a shooter approached me stating that his rifle had malfunctioned. It had ‘doubled’ (fired twice with only one pull of the trigger) then stopped working. Taking it apart, he found that a critical metal part had broken. The rifle was a semi-auto … Read moreGuns Break
This is a LooseRounds.com Q&A session. If you have a firearms related question please email it to QA@LooseRounds.com. We will post the your questions anonymously and give you our answers. 1. Which Night sights for a Glock 19 would you recommend? Duncan: There are several high quality sights on the market. Since Trijicon makes the Tritium … Read moreQ&A
The “Shooter” app is available in the Google App store for $9.99 and is also available for the iOS. I’ve been using this app for a good many months on my Android phone and have found it very handy. Shooter lets you plug in the details of your firearms and make multiple ammunition profiles for various loads. … Read moreReview: Shooter app for Android Phones
.308 fired in .30-06 .7-08 in 7mm mag. It is generally not good to put the wrong caliber ammunition in a firearm.
Mark Hatfield submitted this article. What REALLY is the best gun for SHTF, the Zombie Apocalypse, and the End of the World as we know it. Maybe it’s not what you think. A Modest Proposal. Ok, so I stole the ‘Modest Proposal’ line from Jonathan Swift. Just trying to show that I’m a … Read moreWhat REALLY is the best gun for SHTF?
Mark Hatfield submitted this article. Clearing Handgun Malfunctions This article is specific to correcting malfunctions (jams) occurring in semi-automatic handguns particularly those which may occur during periods of intense social interaction, such as when you are attempting to shoot someone due to dire need. Not long ago, one of the Loose Rounds founders … Read moreClearing Handgun Malfunctions