The Art of Slinging Up: Using the USGI Web Sling to its Max Potential

We all know about slinging up, but doing it right is always a question for those who are not well versed in its application or use. Let’s take a look at traditional sling positions, and then we can explore another method of slinging up which gives even greater stability to the tried and true USGI … Read moreThe Art of Slinging Up: Using the USGI Web Sling to its Max Potential

The Designated Marksman and the Prepared Civilian Part II

Last month, we took a look at the DMR concept from an equipment standpoint. Some key points from the last discussion: Glass turns your rifle *as is* from a 0-300 yard gun to a 0-600+ yard gun. Free Floating enhances POI consistency Any rifle with a decent chrome lined barrel can be a DMR Quality … Read moreThe Designated Marksman and the Prepared Civilian Part II

How Does the Designated Marksman Concept Apply to the Prepared Civilian?

In practice, the Designated Marksman concept revolves around additional training more so than additional equipment. Sure the different branches have “accurized” versions of DMR style rifles such as the SAM-R, Mark 12 SPR, and the SDM-R, but they all accomplish the same goal: enable an individual soldier with additional marksmanship training to better engage targets … Read moreHow Does the Designated Marksman Concept Apply to the Prepared Civilian?