Learning the art and science of shooting together

Trigger Time

At about 9:30 this morning, friend of the blog Ken texted and asked if I wanted to shoot today. He was off work and wanted a little range time. (Guns are awesome. But guns with friends? Even better.) So at 10:30, there we were, on the firing line and ready to go. He...

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App Update: MagSquad Visuals are Done

MagSquad is getting closer to reality. We’ve completed the visual designs (meaning we have a reasonably high-fidelity prototype in hand), and are getting ready to hand them over to the developers. (Screen shots from the visuals are below.) Without giving too...

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Gunsmithing Day

A few gunsmithing projects have piled up, and it’s time to get a handle on them. I am a confirmed Bubba the Gunsmith. (Note: That’s not my AR project. But I did leave a few marks on my lower receiver when I assembled mine.) I try to know my limitations. I...

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Vote Trump

2016 has been quite an election year. It has felt to most of us like an election century. According to Wikipedia, Jim Webb (who?) formed his presidential exploratory committee in November of 2014. Mitt Romney, who is most famous for subjecting us to another four years...

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American Gun Control: 1993-Present

The 2016 election is upon us. This blog intends to make an endorsement for President. But first I think it will be helpful to take a brief detour through the recent political history of gun control at the national level in the U.S. 1993-2012 Democrats had been...

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Common-Sense Gun Laws We Can All Agree on: No Gun No Vote

Every time someone suggests that the body politic might benefit from a bit more rigor around determining who should and shouldn’t vote in the US, Democrats and the media–but I repeat myself–tell us that this would be nothing less than a return to Jim...

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Announcing Mag Squad: The Range is Hot

When I started this blog, the intention was for me to teach myself to shoot better and help you all teach yourselves to shoot better. I think the best way to pursue this right now is to build a mobile app that connects shooters to one another. I’ve been working...

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Six Inch Circles

It’s Friday. It’s time to hit the range. I’m taking a class next month to become an NRA pistol instructor. Before the class starts, students are required to show that they can safely load and unload a variety of pistols. Easy cheesy. They are also...

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First Impressions: Ruger LCR 9mm

Ruger released their LCR (Lightweight Compact Revolver) in 2009. They’ve been adding caliber options over the years, and in 2014 they released it in 9mm. Wait. 9mm? Isn’t that a semi-auto cartridge? Yup. But every once in a while a company gets a wild hair...

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