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PhD in Materials Engineering. Retired from a major defense contractor. Former high power rifle competitor; instructor for 30 years at an elite defensive shooting school; volunteered for many years with a local SWAT team after they asked for my assistance in firearms training for team officers, and continue in that roll.

POTD – SIG Cross

First Lite Cipher
Doc has been scoping the Sig Cross for a few months. His last pig hunt in Texas would have been easier with a lighter...

Bushmaster AR-15 Re-Barrel

Faxon Barrel
Doc was at the John1911 range shaking down his new Faxon barrel. This old Bushmaster has served him so long, he legit shot out...

2020 Whitetail Mounted

Whitetail Deer Mount
Doc has finally had his 2020 whitetail deer mounted. “Willy” as he is now known was taken on the John1911 range. Here you see...

Doc Buys a Red Dot

SIG M17 Red Dot Sight
Well you knew it was coming. Doc has never run a red dot on a handgun. But when the Sig M17 was released with...

1891 Carcano Fatal Flaw Chapter 2

1891 Carcano
So…the first video I filmed test firing the 1891 Carcano rifle had all kinds of problems. The wind was terrible, making the audio almost...

Titan II Missile Silo

Titan II Missile - ICBM
Doc sent these pictures of a Titan II missile silo museum located outside of Tucson, Arizona. Having never been in a nuclear missile silo,...

Pima Air Museum

F-105 USAF
Editor’s note: For those of you not aware, Doc is spending part of his winter in Arizona. Doc was born in NYC, but actually...

Christensen Arms MPR Velocity

Chronograph Christensen Arms MPR in 6.6 Creedmoor
Doc has settled on a load for his MPR. Here he is collecting velocity data for his ballistic calculations. Some of you might be...

SCAR-20 517 Yard Group

SCAR-20 517 Yards
SCAR-20 517 Yard Group I took these pics over the summer. Doc was going through his 155g load testing protocol for the SCAR-20. Needless to...

M&P Shield Plus

M&P 9 Shield Plus
Doc stopped by The Armory showing off his new CCW toy: A double stack, M&P Shield known as the Shield Plus.  I have to say...

The Guns Not Taken

Weatherby rifles
Editor’s note: Doc was supposed to be in Africa on Safari right now. But COVID round two was playing havoc on his logistics plan...

POTD – Christensen Arms MPR

Christensen Arms Model 14
The word on the street is Doc’s MPR has come in 10 months into his 2 month wait. Chambered in 6.5CM. His first foray...

73 Years Young

Old man shooting.
Doc on the range working on some pistol skills. Did you notice he even shot weak handed? Also good to keep that experience in...

Reloading: Don’t Skip Primer Pocket

Clean Primer Pocket
Reloading: Don’t Skip Primer Pocket Clean those primer pockets. Even after you tumble them. Carbon build up in the left. Corncob media in the right.    Doc “Shooting...

300 Weatherby For Africa

African Hunting Rifle.
Doc and I were out on the range for another project, but he wanted to get his 300 Weatherby shot. A big trip to...