Press Checking

What is a “press check” and why and when would someone do it? In short, press checking your firearm is really verifying whether or not your weapon is loaded. The internet people are saying press checking your gun is stupid. I saw a couple of YouTube videos that claimed it’s an “improper way to handle […]

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2015 Reloaded

Another year in the books! While during 2015 I was heavily focused on competitive shooting, I realized a lot of things about myself and what I wanted to do. I also realized that there are lot of people out there with their own opinions and no matter what, they will consider what they are spewing […]

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The Weekend Gunfighter

Over the last couple of years, I’ve attended several tactical training and competitive shooting events. I noticed that there seem to be at least three types of mindsets on the field. The tactical training events, the majority of the guys show up will have “tacti-cool” gear. The competitive events, the shooters will show up with […]

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Competition vs Tactical

As a continuation from the previous article, I tried to keep this article short, but it was a bit difficult to do without specifically addressing certain areas. The overall point that I’m trying to illustrate are the tactics, techniques, and procedures and how one set of TTPs will impact the other. In all fairness, you […]

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Is Competition Training?

What I initially sought out by learning how to use a firearm was to get into the whole running and gunning competition thing. I got inspired by watching videos of these competitive shooters on YouTube taking down paper targets, steel plates, and flying clays. I was more so impressed with the speed these guys were […]

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Running 416

Over the weekend, I’ve decided to finally partake in a monthly sub-gun match. And to be honest, I’ve been putting it off for almost two years mainly for three reasons. First is that the match range is far as shit from my place. Well, anything more than an hour away from me is what I […]

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Retention Reload vs Tactical Reload

There’s been a lot of debate about “Tactical Reloads” and it’s purpose. It seems like there’s a lot of people stating that tactical reloads are useless. Surprisingly, this came from some of the tactical shooters and mainly the competition shooters, because there is a completely different mindset between them and myself. I want to start […]

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