Over the past weekend ,I and some other looserounds staff went out to do some more T&E of gear and guns to write about. After trying out all the new stuff to play with, we decided to do some training together in two man pairs. at one point in some drills my carbine ran dry … Read moreReliability is not always reliable
We all love accurate rifles. Col. Whelan famously said “Only accurate rifles are interesting” and we all love that gun that can shoot little bug holes to show off with. It instils confidence in your fire arm to know it is capable of such things and in a lot of cases that confidence can equal … Read moreAbusing the Accurate Rifle
Shawn and I asked Mark Hatfield to comment on a malfunction training issue he had. On Handgun Malfunctions Once upon a time I was in a class where the topic of the moment was clearing malfunctions of semi-automatic handguns. One of the presumptions was that the user was in a gunfight when this problem arose. We … Read moreOn Handgun Malfunctions
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We have not forgotten.
Mark Hatfield submitted this article. Close Range Gunfighting, A Course Review and other observations. This weekend I was able to attend the class titled Close Range Gunfighting. This class is given by Suarez International, founded by Gabe Suarez. The instructor was Don Robison who was assisted by Dr. John Meade. Both men are approved to teach the … Read moreCourse Review: Suarez International Close Range Gunfighting
I don’t know why it only holds 1.
One of the regulars at the range showed me a nifty collapsible tripod front rest. Made by Vanguard, the Porta-Aim model is adjustable for height, can swivel 360 degrees, and the legs collapse close for storage. I like it enough to buy my own. I spent $40 to have one shipped to me. This rest weighs less … Read moreReview: Vanguard Porta-Aim rifle rest
I don’t mean whats on the grill.
Today I read the newest issue of RECOIL Magazine, Volume 1 Issue 4 with the MP7 on the front. Much to my dismay I found the following quote in it: “Like we mentioned before, the MP7A1 is unavailable to civilians and for good reason. We all know that’s technology no civvies should ever get to … Read moreReview: RECOIL Magazine.