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After Action Report: Nightmare On Sesame Street

Back in 2012 I received an email from a friend that said he had been asked to see if I would like to attend a three-day carbine class and would it be OK to forward my contact information to the instructor. My friend admitted up front that he had not attended training by this company, and could not vouch for the quality of the training. At the time I was evaluating a Mossberg AR, and [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|
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Practice Actually Works

By |October 29th, 2014|

“You see, this has got to be learned; there isn’t any getting around it.” Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi Don’t you just hate those old-timers who go around muttering, “Things ain’t like they used to be.” I always did, and still do, even when I’m the one doing it. [...]

Trigger Talk

By |October 23rd, 2014|

To show how various factors influence trigger pull quality, I thought it might be useful to follow the process in reverse — we’ll start with the firing pin. The primer must be struck both fast and hard. The firing pin can be pinned directly to the hammer, it can be [...]

Triggers: Two Or One?

By |February 6th, 2012|

As a firearms instructor I’m intrigued by the handguns students choose. Under the premise the selection is based on the student’s personal skills, which is sometimes questionable, I think some select a gun because it’s cool or the chicks dig it factor. Yet another, and probably the poorest reason for [...]

Sniper Rifle Accuracy

By |June 10th, 2011|

Just How Much Is Enough? Over the past few decades, law enforcement has been subjected to a barrage of input on sniping, counter sniping or precision rifle — pick your term. Much of this is due to the massive interest in the military applications of snipers. Unfortunately, a police application [...]

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