MagSquad Update

You all are overdue for a MagSquad update. For those of you just joining us, MagSquad is the mobile app I’m building. The basic idea is to give shooters like you a way to interact with each other around your shared hobby of pistol and rifle shooting. Back toward the...
ICE Qual Practice

ICE Qual Practice

John Lennon said “Happiness is a warm gun.” But some days a warm gun is just humility. The shooting range where I help teach requires employees to pass the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement pistol qualification before they are allowed to carry a...
9mm vs .45 ACP: Terminal Ballistics Analysis

9mm vs .45 ACP: Terminal Ballistics Analysis

Periodically people write articles claiming things like “the difference between .45 ACP and 9mm is less than .1 inch! That’s less than a 30% difference!” This shows a misunderstanding of the math involved, since the important measurement of a bullet is the frontal...
Dry Fire Training

Dry Fire Training

When I was in college, I was a big fan of dry fire training. For about two years, I had a pretty good discipline going where I’d do 10 dry fires every night before bed. It did amazing things for my group sizes, and it fit my college student budget well. I can...