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Video: Shooting for Time HK VP9 LE

Shooting the Hk VP9 for time on steel. When you are trying to get faster, it is important to keep pushing yourself on the timer. Eventually you will overrun your limits. But that is what teaches you to get faster. Frankly, if you are a serious student of firearms, and you don’t have a timer in your plan, you are …

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Open Carry – By Scott Mayer

“You know what’s great about being in Arizona?” I asked my 9-year old daughter. “What’s that, Dad?” she asked. “Look at that man’s belt,” I said. “What?” she asked. “That man over there. Look at his belt.” “I am. What about it?” We were in the vegetable aisle of a grocery store in the center of Tucson and I was …

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Civilian “guard” has ND with his AR outside Reserve Center

  I know no matter how much I try to be as polite, and fair and as non-judgemetal as I can; someone will roll in and attack the messenger (me) for somehow disrespecting the Second Amendment & gun rights. I just want to warn everyone up front, that when some jack-wagon pops up and makes that argument he will be …

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Man Checking In Pistol at Airport Has ND at Counter

Man checking in gun at Houston / Bush airport has a ND/AD at the counter. The only way I can see that happening is if the weapon was loaded when we went up to the counter. I have travelled through dozens of airports with firearms and I never take a “to be checked” firearm loaded.   I understand if you …

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Report: Taliban Chief Killed Two Years Ago

It’s being reported that Mullah Omar the leader of the Taliban at the time of the 9-11 attacks was killed by rival factions 2 years ago. It is my opinion that US Intelligence Agencies have known, or highly suspected this, for sometime. I think the average civilian would be shocked at how much we know about the Taliban. Even down …

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You Won’t Live Forever

  “From the first, faraway wooooo-uppp of the pack gathering to the sniggering chitter of the kill, the hyena is telling you something you don’t want to be reminded of: you’re just meat after all and your day will come.”   Peter Hathaway Capstick Death In The Long Grass

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Tennessee Jihadi Attack — Marine & Naval Officer Shoot Back

UPDATE: The FBI has concluded that one Marine and one Naval Officer used personal handguns to shoot back at the terrorist. –Marky  The word has come down that FBI investigators in Tennessee have found a Glock 9mm pistol at the Naval / Marine depot where all the fatalities took place. The preliminary theory is the weapon was personally owned since …

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Pushups and AIWB

Ok. I have finally found something that isn’t optimal when carrying AIWB: Pushups. I maintain a specific level of physical fitness. And one of the requirements are sets of 80 pushups. Why 80? Well for one, it’s a lot. And two, I can always gut out 100 when some jack wagon requires it.   It’s a habit I picked up …

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Backwards Primers. It Happens.

I was working on some timed drills yesterday. Pretty standard stuff on steel. Had a friend along who is a big-time reloader. He brought his favorite carry pistol a FNS 9. On his first shot with his reloads, misfire. Click! No Bang! He tap racked pretty quickly and moved on.   When the sequence was over, we examined the offending …

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Former POW Speaks About Trump vs McCain

Major Mark A. Smith. US Army Retired. Former POW. Shares with us some thoughts about the John McCain v Donald Trump dustup. I think regardless of how one might feel about either of these men, Major Smith’s words have some weight. Think of it as a reality check.  –Marky Via Michael Yon USA — re Donald Trump and Senator McCain: …

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Russian TU-95 Strategic Bomber Crash In East Russia

Reports are that a Russian TU-95 Strategic Bomber crashed in the Far Eastern region of Russia. Initial reports that the crew escaped. But later reports are suggesting two pilots did die. The Russians have been trying to operate their aging fleet at higher tempos over the past number of years.   Tupolev Tu-95 It’s Putin saying, “Pay attention to me”. …

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Jimmy Fallon Shows Why Many Civil Servants Don’t Wear Wedding Rings

Jimmy Fallon rips off his ring finger when he fell and the ring caught the edge of a counter. Many times you will see Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Soldiers etc either take off their wedding rings to wear the silicone breakaway bands. Yes, Folks. It’s a real thing. Rings can get hung-up, trapped, caught, etc. And if the ring doesn’t give? …