Alternatives to .22 LR

Alternatives to .22 LR

  Much has been made of the dearth of .22 Long Rifle ammunition (.22 LR). And indeed much should be made. When I started shooting nigh on 20 years ago, a brick of .22 LR could be had for small dollars. A couple of friends, a Marlin Model 60, a brick of .22 LR,...

The Bill Drill

[Ed note: This post is updated with photo rotation issues fixed.] Another week, another drill. This time I decided to shoot the Bill Drill, again found at the excellent Pistol-training.com Drills page. The Bill Drill is an accuracy-with-speed drill. Shoot a 6 round...
Drill: Shooting 3×5 Cards

Drill: Shooting 3×5 Cards

The Setup Mrs. ShootBetter and I went to the range last night. I pulled another drill from pistol-training.com. This time I chose the 3×5 Card Drill. The drill is simple: Start out at three yards and shoot a six shot string slow fire at a 3×5 index card. If...
Grip

Grip

A friend of mine had surgery recently and couldn’t drive, so I drove him to work for a week or so while he recovered. He’s not a gun guy, but his son is. He went shooting with his son and when he picked up the handgun, he held it in such a way that each...