Thoughts on ARD’s and Killflash

If you want the quick answer and don’t want to watch the video, here it is. ARD’s are fine. They have their place. But if you haven’t taken some training, mastered at least one rifle, or otherwise achieved some level of accomplishment with a long gun? 

I suggest you save your dollars and invest in things that will actually make you a better rifleman. If you need a “Killflash”, that will become readily apparent. 

But it has been my observation that items like this are very seductive for the home gamer. It’s easy to buy this kind of gear and put off endeavors that will return skill and value for “tomorrow”. Because spending money is easy. Training takes effort. 

I see too much stuff like this around a beginning level shooter, and I know immediately what his real issues are. 






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