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Scouting Around – Part II (Ruger Gunsite Scout Review - Continued – Finally!)

If you have read my review of the Ruger Gunsite Scout in .308 Winchester (Scouting Around – Part I:, I presented a somewhat detailed view of the RGS and promised a range report.  My, oh my, how time flies! … Continue reading

Gun-Free Zone Liability?

“Currently, while these gun-free zone businesses possess the right to prevent legally licensed to carry permit holders from carrying a firearm while on their premise, there is no designation of responsibility to provide for the safety of their patrons during … Continue reading

‘Cause They Don’t Make a 46! (A Satirical Viewpoint About Caliber)

A favorite of those who carry a pistol chambered in .45 ACP is, “I carry a 45 because they don’t make a 46!” When a police chief was asked why his officers had shot a man 100 times his response … Continue reading

Carry Often, Shoot Little?

How many of us carry “Holster Queens?” I would venture to say quite a few, but not as many as LEOs. I think that it would be safe to say that there are plenty of us who carry a firearm … Continue reading

Working the (Trajectory) Angles? – Part 4 (Stopping the threat!)

If you have been following this series of articles, which was never intended to become a series but, instead, took on a life of its own – welcome to Part 4! I have taken you on a journey with some … Continue reading

Working the (Trajectory) Angles? – Part 3 (From Projectile Dysfunction to Projectile Desirability)

When Working the (Trajectory) Angles?” (Projectile Dysfunction) was first published, I did not intend for the theme to become a project. It has since become a project because I needed to put theory to the test. Part 2 of “Working … Continue reading

Through Darkest Interiors… (continued) More About Low-Light Shooting

—by M1911A1— Tom, a retired US Army officer with combat experience, suggests that I should include a few useful general observations on the art of low-light pistol shooting. I have accepted his input uncritically, in deference to his greater practical … Continue reading

Through Darkest Interiors With Gun and Flashlight The Harries Flashlight Technique

—by M1911A1— Full Disclosure: Michael A. Harries, inventor of the technique which bears his name and which was taught by him at Gunsite under Jeff Cooper, was my close personal friend and mentor. Mike died in late 2000, aged only … Continue reading

Working the (Trajectory) Angles – Part 2 (More Projectile Dysfunction)

In my original article, “Working the (Trajectory) Angles?” I mentioned something called the “Natural Zero” and I would like to expound on that a bit in this article. In the article, I stated that: “The “natural” zero of any firearm … Continue reading

Working the (Trajectory) Angles? (Projectile Dysfunction?)

A while back I had purchased a Rock Island Armory FS 1911 Tactical in .45 ACP. I took it to the range (after cleaning and lubricating it properly) (See, Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 FS Tactical (2nd Generation) – Owner’s … Continue reading