First Trip to the Shooting Range: Tips for the First Time Shooter

Slightly less than one-third of Americans (31 percent) have never fired a gun. Are you part of this group? Many people who lack experience with a gun want to learn, they’re just not sure how to go about it. If you’re interested in learning to fire a gun, it’s best to learn at a shooting range. It’s […]

10 Essential Items to Pack in Your Shooting Range Backpack

You could go to your local shooting range and there rent all the equipment and you need. However, doing it like this is going to cost a premium, especially if shooting is one of your favorite hobbies.  Rather than going that route, it would be far better to build your own pack with all the gear needed for […]

AAR Arena Training Facility Gas Gun match

I just got home from Arena Training Facility in Blakely Georgia.  They hosted a precision gas gun match that was put on by Ash Hess and Jack Leuba.  Both guys know a thing or 2 about precision Gas guns and the guys that shoot em.  Ash & Jack are accomplished shooters themselves.  If you get […]

7 Tips for Proper Gun Range Etiquette

Accidental shootings at gun ranges aren’t tracked, but the good news is they are rare. However, it’s always best to take safety precautions when you’re around firearms. And, the best way to prevent accidents is to follow gun range etiquette. Here are seven tips for gun range etiquette that will keep you and others around you […]

Purchasing Decisions

I get into a lot of interesting conversations on the internet about guns. I was having one such conversation today where a fellow was adamantly defending a brand that is pretty widely accepted by experts as inferior. As a matter of fact the brand was banned by name & likely still is, from many police […]

Brand Name Gear

One of the most common things I see is people stressing over equipment. The stream of questions and comparisons is never ending. People want to buy skill and ability. Being a solid shooter takes real time and effort. Unfortunately our “want it fast, want it now, want it cheap, want it easy” society struggles to […]

Dunning Krueger-

Dunning Krueger-Cognitive bias. A psychological phenomenon in which people with low skill level believe themselves to posses more skill than they do and highly skilled people often underestimate themselves or more accurately overestimate those you would compare them to. To break it down you have to have a certain level of knowledge to even know how much skill you lack.  […]

Taken with a grain of salt : introduction with “Nobody Special”

The proprietor of this fine internet resource asked me if I would be interested in authoring a blog and then pretty much granted me free reign with little direction. You need some kind of resume to be an author on a gun page right? Yeah, I don’t have much of one but I’ll introduce myself […]