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  • 10 Tips for Surviving a Terrorist Vehicle Attack
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 22, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Yesterday a criminal/terrorist used a vehicle to attack a Christmas parade in Wisconsin.  Twenty people were struck by the car and five died.  For more info, read   […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- November 19, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 19, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Concealed Carry: Vehicle Environment Skills I like the idea of “malignant […]

  • Your Tactical Training Scenario- Pharmacy Dangers
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Written by Greg Ellifritz   Retail pharmacies are dangerous places.   While commercial robberies have decreased (likely due to Covid) in the most recent studies, we saw almost 900 pharmacy […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- November 12, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 12, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Legal Insurrection Attorney Andrew Branca is doing a great job summarizing the issues […]

  • Free Books- Part 239
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 11, 2021 at 12:51 pm

    Amazon has a tremendous number of FREE ebooks on their website.  You can find thousands of free kindle books on Amazon’s site every day.  These books can be downloaded to a Kindle reader or a […]

  • Too Much Situational Awareness?
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 10, 2021 at 12:14 pm

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Have you ever considered that you may be practicing too much situational awareness?   I was out on a date a few weeks ago.  We were eating at a local restaurant.  She […]

  • My Favorite CCW Belt
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 9, 2021 at 11:40 am

    Written by Greg Ellifritz   If you’ve spent any real time carrying a concealed handgun, you will understand the importance of mating your holster with a high quality belt made to carry a gun.  In […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- November 5, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 5, 2021 at 11:08 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   6 Dead Giveaways That You’re Armed “The operative word in “concealed carry” is […]

  • Shooting Drill- Rangemaster Bullseye Course
    by Greg Ellifritz on November 1, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz I like shooting drills that are timed and scored.  Shooting drills that have standards allow shooters to track performance over time.  A structured training program with […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump – October 29, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on October 29, 2021 at 11:26 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   2 Concealed Carry Seat Belt Hacks Very useful information for those of you who carry […]

American Rifleman
  • Rifleman Review: Marlin 1894 In .44 Mag.
    on November 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "Rifleman Review" from 2020 to learn more about the Marlin 1894 lever-action rifle chambered in .44 Mag.

  • Century Arms WASR-10: An Imported Romanian AK
    on November 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Made by the Romanian Cugir Arms Factory and imported by Century Arms, the WASR-10 is a semi-automatic variation of the Kalashnikov design that's popular with today's shooters.

  • Marlin's Return Scheduled For The Holidays
    on November 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Ruger reports that new Marlin firearms should be available in time for the 2021 holiday season.

  • Review: Mossberg Patriot LR Hunter
    on November 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    O.F. Mossberg & Sons attempts to cut the competition by affording enthusiasts its long-range capable and feature-rich bolt-action chambered in 6.5 mm PRC.

  • Preview: Bushnell Prime 1800 Laser Rangefinder
    on November 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    A new laser rangefinder from Bushnell now offers its latest technologies in a 6-oz. package powered for precise readings out to 1,800 yards.

  • The Armed Citizen® Nov. 22, 2021
    on November 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

  • Preview: Cabot National Standard
    on November 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Cabot Guns’ lineup of investment-grade custom M1911s are as well-known for its extremely tight tolerances and superb mechanical accuracy (capable of 1.5" or smaller groups at 25 yards), as they are […]

  • Preview: Sitka Kelvin Aerolite Jacket
    on November 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    A new addition to Sitka’s Aerolite collection, the versatile Kelvin Aerolite Jacket is warm enough to wear as an outer layer on many hunts, yet is lightweight and compact enough to serve as a […]

  • New for 2021: CZ-USA 600 Series Rifles
    on November 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    CZ-USA announced the launch of its 600 Series rifles in 2021, and four new models fill out the lineup at launch.

  • Rifleman Q&A: What's Wrong With My Colt ACE Slide?
    on November 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This “Questions & Answers” was featured in the January 2005 issue of American Rifleman.

Michael Seekings / Shooting Performance
  • Introducing: LiveFire (Mobil App)
    by michael seeklander on June 22, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    So let me tell you a story. About a year ago a buddy of mine approached me and told me he had been in a conversation with two app designers that were on to something big in the firearms training […]

  • Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk
    by michael seeklander on February 9, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    Tip #16: Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk The post Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk appeared first on Shooting-Performance.com.

  • 2021 Training Classes!
    by michael seeklander on January 16, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    Hey Everyone! Reminder: You only have until January 31st to use the “spring15” discount code for a 15% discount on class tuition! Ammunition:If you are worried about ammo shortages, sign up! If […]

  • Seven Week Concealed Carry Program
    by michael seeklander on January 14, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    This program is a simple yet highly efficient program that will help you improve your handgun shooting skills a bunch if you put the effort in. That said, one thing that you need to understand is […]

  • Build it Backward
    by michael seeklander on January 13, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    Name your goal. Go ahead, write it down. Now write down the date you wish to reach your goal. Be realistic. Now estimate the individual steps you need to take to reach the goal, to the best of […]

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  • Slowing Down
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 6:36 pm

     I'm getting ready for tomorrow and also have an article I need to finish, so that's it for blog posts today unless I see something of mine already in the hopper get published.Try to hold off on new […]

  • Nothing a Mentoring Grant Won't Cure
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 6:26 pm

     The 36-year-old suspect, identified as Hubert Wiggs, is now charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and menacing. Law enforcement believes […]

  • Just Say 'No'
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 6:11 pm

     Don’t expect that to happen anytime soon however. Mexico’s government has until January 31st of next year to respond to the gunmakers, which means that the earliest we could reasonably expect […]

  • We're the Only Ones Refusing Enough
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 6:04 pm

     Blackwell, according to the lawsuit, refused the order after he determined the removal of the monuments was illegal at a time the order was given. Blackwell, according to the lawsuit, referenced […]

  • What Difference Does It Make?
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:53 pm

     But there was a lot to see there and elsewhere throughout the country: It was just hidden or, in some cases, destroyed. And while nothing will change the fact that Joe Biden is president, election […]

  • Full of It
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:47 pm

     Fauci is now saying that being “fully vaccinated” may mean getting a booster shot as well. Previously, Fauci said that being “fully vaccinated” meant receiving two shots of the Moderna or […]

  • If Only They Would Disarm Us...
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:41 pm

     2 Killed In Pasadena Shooting [More]Everything about this story screams "Take our guns!"No?[Via 1Gat]

  • Why They Hate Kyle Rittenhouse
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    The title does not do this piece justice in terms of all that it encompasses. It covers much more than that and offers some insights between the letter of the law and the machinations of the hidden […]

  • With Reckless Abandon
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:20 pm

     A reckless driver in Vacaville was allegedly trying to run over pedestrians... [More]Been a while since we heard from Inigo...Funny... I look at "Unknown Victim #1" and #2 in the video and ... […]

  • Position du Jour
    by David Codrea on November 24, 2021 at 5:08 pm

     Governor-elect vows to strike down vaccine, mask mandates in January [More]So what the hell is this about?And is that all he's going to strike down?[Via Mack H]

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