Front Sight Focus

Posted by Troy Eberling on 3/12/2015 to Tactical Tips
Have you been at the range and had an instructor, friend, relative, or acquaintance tell you “focus on the front sight”? I know I have. I’m sure you, and others like you, have. It is a common phrase parroted by the experts and mimicked by the knowledgeable, as well as the uninformed. But what does it really mean?

Trigger Press

Posted by Troy Eberling on 5/7/2014 to Tactical Tips
For those of us that live in the gun world, we often hear terms over and over. Or the experts give advice that often makes sense, but we might not fully understand it; information that might be antiquated, or doesn’t fit our body type. Sometimes this guidance can cause us to not reach our full potential when we shoot due to “not doing it right.”

Warning Shots

Posted by Brad Fisher on 10/31/2013 to Tactical Tips
On October 19, at 9:20pm, a 35 year old Virginian mother fired a single round into the air to scare away a group of boys, one of which was attacking her daughter.  Now, it is early in this case and the facts are still coming out, and changing.  However, this is a good case to dissect and talk about warning shots.

True Stories

Posted by Brad Fisher on 10/24/2013 to General Discussion

On Friday morning, August 16, 2013, Rodney Long climbed a fence and escaped from a prison in Clarinda, IA. Two days later, Long shot and wounded a Sheriff's Deputy about 10 miles northwest of Bedford. Iowa officers, with help from Missouri and Nebraska State Patrol, searched for Long, scouring about 16 square miles, after the sheriff's deputy was shot.

Defensive Range Drills

Posted by Brad Fisher on 10/10/2013 to Tactical Tips
Let’s admit it. Ammo is expensive. High cost makes going to the range less appetizing. At the same time, it’s critical that anyone that carries a firearm or has a home defense firearm, practice with that weapon. The last thing you want to do is fumble with a firearm when your adrenaline is pumping and your life is on the line.

Avoid, Retreat, WIN: Lessons learned from the George Zimmerman Case.

Posted by Brad Fisher on 9/30/2013 to Tactical Tips
As the George Zimmerman case fades away, there is a lesson that everyone who carries a firearm should not forget. The decision to pull the trigger will change your life forever. It is your responsibility as a gun owner to ensure that the decision to take someone’s life is the absolute last resort.
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