Category Archives: General

Hand-held Flashlight and Pistol: how I do it.

A question came up recently on how I use a handheld flashlight shooting in low/no light conditions. Rather than try and explain it verbally I think in this case a short video does a better job.

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Mobius Action Cam: The Little Camera that Could

I enjoy watching first-person video of my competition shooting. Well, mostly I enjoy it. Sometimes the “D’Oh!” factor is a bit painful but on the whole it is fun to relive the experience. Also it’s a valuable training tool as … Continue reading

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Safariland ALS: solid value retention holster

My buddy Josh recently mentioned that he and Deede are using retention holsters during 3-gun matches. Naturally the comparison was made to my beloved Serpa CQC. As a result I felt compelled to try the holster in question (Safariland ALS 6378) … Continue reading

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CED/DAA Range Pack: The Perfect Match Companion

After years of lugging around a full-sized range bag at matches I started looking for a lighter, more compact alternative. The resulting purchase was a CED/DAA Range Pack and it’s performance has exceeded my expectations. When I practice I take … Continue reading

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Trijicon HD Night Sights: get some!

I shot my first IDPA BUG Nationals in November of 2014 and it was a great experience. The only problems were with low-light stages. I’ve shot a fair amount of these at local IDPA matches and using a flashlight has … Continue reading

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Fenix TK15: Cree LED goodness

I attended a ham radio swap meet several years ago and at one vendor’s display I saw a very strange flashlight. It used a flat, square LED under an adjustable lens that produced a very bright light. This was my … Continue reading

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Precision Rifle Part I: Palmetto State Armory stripped lower

Eugene Stoner would be amazed at how popular his creation has become over the last 50 years. As “America’s Gun” there are many sources for information and parts. It doesn’t require a lot of tools or even mechanical aptitude so … Continue reading

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2A: Shotgun Importation Ban and its impact on Practical Shooting

With the May 1st deadline looming, I decided to send in an email to the BATFE’s working group for the pending ban of certain shotguns. You can do likewise by sending your comment to shotgunstudy@atf.gov. Here’s what I wrote: Hello … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

…me! I won the “caption this” contest from Apex Tactical for my caption. Click the picture to read them all. Some are quite funny. Randy and Scott from Apex Tactical are the lucky guys in the photo. “Man, Shrek, are … Continue reading

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Jack Meets a Bad End

AP Wire: Mr. Jack O. Lantern was the unfortunate victim of a brutal attack perpetrated by two assailants who were thought to be known by him. Several bystanders were also injured, some seriously. 😉 WARNING: this video is rated “P” … Continue reading

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