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Ranger sniper discusses getting on the rifle

Ranger sniper discusses getting on the rifle

One of the best sayings I heard as a Ranger was, “the experts don’t have a bunch of secret knowledge, they’ve just mastered the basics”.  Mastering your standard shooting positions, trigger control and sight alignment are the vast majority of what is needed to shoot precisely.  Every now and then, former Ranger sniper team-leader Ryan […]

Weapons maintenance tips: Cleaners, lube and protectants

Weapons maintenance tips: Cleaners, lube and protectants

As we commonly see in firearms training, weapons maintenance is a reoccurring issue, most often due to too little or too much, in respect to both maintenance and application of products like cleaners, lube and/or protectants. Personally, I pre-treat the applicable parts of my weapons and mags with Militec-1, clean and preserve them with RemOil, and […]

The Polymer 80 PF940V2: Build Review

The Polymer 80 PF940V2: Build Review

I was torn on how to start this Polymer 80 review, I thought at first to do a how-to article, however, there are tons of better videos and guides out there than what I can make. Then I thought I’ll review it once it’s assembled and I go shoot it. I still plan to do […]

Hop up your Glock for $20! Change your safety plunger!

Hop up your Glock for $20! Change your safety plunger!

Glocks are loved and hated for their tune-ability.  Owners are constantly in pursuit of that promised “Perfection”.  Fortunately, there is more than enough after-market available to build a complete Glock without using any Glock parts.  Some of those parts can be a bit pricey for the layman but that’s not true about all.  One part […]

Shooting the perfect group: When stars align

Shooting the perfect group: When stars align

We all go to the range with hopes of besting our last time out.  What happens when you finally do?  Let’s say your significant other shoots an amazing group, then you follow suit, and get it all on camera: what do you do then? It’s what we always dream of, but never seems to happen.  […]

Navy SEAL shoots with Taran Tactical: Gun setup and shooting techniques for competition

Navy SEAL shoots with Taran Tactical: Gun setup and shooting techniques for competition

We’ve all seen the Taran Tactical shooting videos with Keanu Reeves training for the John Wick movies which is bad-ass. I’m not usually one to watch videos on competition shooting since that is not my thing, but I have to say the following video held my attention the entire time. Here, Navy SEAL Shawn Ryan takes the time […]

Dot Torture: Improving handgun accuracy

Dot Torture: Improving handgun accuracy

n a few recent articles, I’ve covered a number of different shooting drills one can do to improve their shooting speed, accuracy, and target discernment.  Today, I’d like to take a more in-depth look at one of them, “dot torture”. This specific drill was created by David Blinder of Personaldefensetraining.com.  It’s an excellent accuracy drill […]

Watch: Concealed Carry Tips | Kyle Lamb

Concealed carry tips with Kyle Lamb

Kyle Lamb is a retired Army Veteran with 21 years of service. In 1991 Kyle got selected for the Army’s Tier 1 Special Operations unit (Delta Force) where he stayed until he retired in 2007. He has seen combat ranging from the Battle of Mogadishu to the current War on Terror. Because of his experience […]

Range estimation simplified from an Army Delta Operator

Range estimation simplified from an Army Delta Operator

Modern-day range estimation has become a lot easier for the common man to accomplish thanks to technology. Most optics these days can be had with range estimation built in, whether that is a spotting scope, scope mounted on your carbine or long gun, or a pair of binos. Back in the day the Marine Corps Scout […]

Remington 700 Magpul detachable box mag install

Remington 700 Magpul detachable box mag install

The Remington 700 is the all-time best selling bolt-action rifle in America.  Despite issues in recent years leading to a lot of bad press for the venerable 700, it is still a favorite of many shooters.  Part of the 700’s success in enduring difficult times is it’s robust aftermarket support.  The 700 is like the […]