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  • Free Books- Part 227
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 13, 2021 at 11:47 am

    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 […]

  • Islamic Terrorist Hostage Sieges
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz Since the worldwide pandemic began last year, we Americans have been relatively lucky in some regards.  Both terrorist attacks and active killer events declined […]

  • Blue Porch Lights
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 10, 2021 at 11:18 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Yesterday was the beginning of police memorial week.  It’s a week designated to honor currently serving and deceased police officers.  Residents in many communities […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- May 7, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 7, 2021 at 10:51 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   AR Magazines & Case for the 20-Round Mag with Steve “Yeti” Fisher Steve Fisher […]

  • Shoot Better in 15 Minutes
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 6, 2021 at 10:31 am

    I know the title of this article sounds a bit like “click bait,” but it really isn’t.    Would you believe me if I told you that I could significantly improve your shooting performance in […]

  • Shotgun Stopping Power- Buckshot vs. Slugs
    by Greg Ellifritz on May 5, 2021 at 10:54 am

    Last week I posted an article titled Shotguns for Home Protection.  When I posted the article on my Patreon Page, as supporter asked the following question:   “Thoughts on slugs versus […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- April 30, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on April 30, 2021 at 10:48 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   The Blue Brief: How To Survive a Carjacking Cars are becoming increasingly difficult […]

  • Free Books- Part 226
    by Greg Ellifritz on April 29, 2021 at 10:46 am

    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 […]

  • Shooting Drill- Reston Group Standards
    by Greg Ellifritz on April 28, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Jared Reston is a sheriff’s deputy and firearms trainer from Florida.  I’ve never personally trained with him or his crew, but they have a very good reputation in […]

  • Shotguns for Home Protection
    by Greg Ellifritz on April 27, 2021 at 11:14 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Just a few short years ago, the cool kids in the gun game didn’t like shotguns.  The modern disdain for the scattergun ran afoul of the most common expert advice I […]

American Rifleman
  • Reloading For The .458 SOCOM
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    The .458 SOCOM is a speciality cartridge for the AR-15 that has gained notoriety for its performance, but how does it do with reloading?

  • The Armed Citizen® April 30, 2021
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 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.

  • Blackhawk Launches 'Your Right 2 Protect' Initiative
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Blackhawk is targeting new gun owners with its "Your Right 2 Protect" outreach program that provides education and technique tips.

  • Winchester Wildcat 22 SR: A 21st Century Rimfire
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    This handy little suppressor-ready rimfire carbine is loaded with features and was thoughtfully engineered to tackle the top three challenges of keeping a .22 running reliably.

  • The Armed Citizen® May 3, 2021
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 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.

  • New For 2021: EAA Akkar Churchill 812 Field
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    American Rifleman’s Mark Keefe checks out an over-under shotgun brought to U.S. shores by European American Armory (EAA).

  • Preview: Streamlight Pocket Mate
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Streamlight's new Pocket Mate makes it easy to carry portable illumination power on your keychain for EDC use.

  • Sheriff's Tips: Firing The Most Important Shot
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    When you've decided to fire the shot that will defend you from an attack, it's critical to place that first round exactly where it needs to go. Sheriff Jim has tips on how to make that happen.

  • Review: SAR USA Model 2000
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    SAR USA is now importing a clone of the CZ-75 see-automatic handgun design made by Sarsilmaz Firearms Corp., the Model 2000 chambered in 9 mm.

  • Ruger Precision Rifle: A Top-Selling Bolt-Action in 2020
    on May 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Ruger's Precision Rifle took the third-place slot in GunBroker's list of top-selling bolt-action rifles of 2020.

Michael Seekings / Shooting Performance
  • 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 […]

  • You Don’t Need a Gun for Self-Defense
    by michael seeklander on January 12, 2021 at 1:14 pm

    I admit the title of the article is a bit of a clickbait. If you are an avid reader of my blog, you are likely not my target audience. But I hope you share it with someone who might think that a […]

Precision Rifle Blog
  • 6.5CM Ammo Test: Measured Round-To-Round Consistency
    by Cal on May 11, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Welcome back! I’m so excited to start sharing the data I collected in a massive field test I conducted on 19 different types of 6.5 Creedmoor match-grade factory ammo. I was just about to start […]

  • Statistics for Shooters – Executive Summary
    by Cal on December 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Over the past 3 articles, we covered a lot of ground! Before I jump to other topics, I wanted to simply provide a bullet-point recap of key points from the end of each of those articles and publish […]

  • Precision & Group Size – Statistics for Shooters Part 3
    by Cal on December 12, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    This is the final article in my Statistics for Shooters series, and it focuses on the application of statistics when it comes to quantifying precision and group size. It provides practical answers to […]

  • Muzzle Velocity Stats – Statistics for Shooters Part 2
    by Cal on December 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Part 2 in my Statistics for Shooters 3-part series focuses on how to analyze muzzle velocity consistency, which is critical for us as long-range shooters. This article shows how to apply the concepts […]

  • How To Predict The Future – Statistics For Shooters Part 1
    by Cal on November 29, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Many shooters have an uncomfortable relationship with math and aren’t impressed with fancy formulas. However, statistics and probability are insanely applicable when it comes to rifles and […]

  • Vote For The Best 6.5 Creedmoor Match Ammo
    by Cal on October 24, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    I recently tested every popular type of 6.5 Creedmoor ammo, and carefully collected data on the performance of each one. I thought it’d be fun before any of the results are published to poll my […]

  • Wyoming ELR Scopes & Mounts – What The Pros Use
    by Cal on September 5, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    This article shows what scopes and scope mounts/rings the competitive rifle shooters were running at this year’s Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge in Casper, Wyoming. That is a one-of-a-kind, 2-day, […]

  • NF ELR Calibers & Cartridges – What The Pros Use
    by Cal on August 27, 2020 at 11:24 pm

    Over the past few weeks, I surveyed over 100 shooters who competed in this year’s Nightforce Extended Long Range Steel Challenge in Wyoming. I know a lot of you had questions about calibers, scopes […]

  • Accuracy International AXSR Review
    by Cal on August 16, 2020 at 11:00 am

    I recently spent a couple of months behind Accuracy International's new AXSR rifle chambered in 300 Norma Mag, firing almost 500 rounds. I used to cinch a top 5 finish in a flagship, national-level […]

  • Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge
    by Cal on July 12, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    A few weeks ago, I attended one of my all-time favorite matches: the Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge hosted by Scott Satterlee in Wyoming. It was quite the experience, with targets ranging from 720 to […]

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  • SCOTUS Decision on Hawaii Carry Case will Tell Gun Owners All They Need to Know
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 10:20 pm

      After procedural responses, we will see if SCOTUS takes on the case or denies it without a word in another act of deliberate indifference — the Roberts court has disappointed in the past. […]

  • Daily Defense
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 6:50 pm

      TODAY on #AAR, @dcodrea David Codrea joins the discussion. No doubt @NRA bankruptcy decision will be on the table and more! 4-5p ET, 1-2p PT. Don't be late. All presented by @Xinsurance from the […]

  • Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Get this playing in the background before proceeding. Influential Republicans threaten to form new party [More] Oathbreak Ridge? "Republican for Biden" Christine Todd Whitman? Seems more like a […]

  • Submitted for Your Consideration
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 4:53 pm

     Absolute Interference: The Sequel to Absolute Proof with New Evidence Foreign And Domestic Enemies Used Computers to Hack the 2020 Election [Watch] The latest from Mike Lindell... I wonder how […]

  • I Take It $50 and Time Served Will Not Be an Option?
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 4:19 pm

     What Derek Chauvin Ought to Tell the Judge - At his sentencing hearing, he should speak out against the injustice done to him. [More] It doesn't matter what he says. The mob demands his head.  […]

  • Daddy Issues
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 4:08 pm

     “Today, with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be […]

  • Cutting Edge Politics
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 3:17 pm

     “She may lose her position in the party, she may even lose her career as a politician, but that is something to be admired. Standing up for the truth, that’s something I know her father […]

  • A Great Judge of Character
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 2:55 pm

    Remember this ghoul? You know, the "Content-Free, Unprincipled Phony" who donated to SPLC and paid Hillary $200K...? Trump continues to show the same character assessment acumen that gave us Chris […]

  • They'd Never Make It in Today's Military
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 2:41 pm

     More Than 120 Retired Flag Officers Call On Americans To ‘Save America, Our Constitutional Republic, And Hold Those Currently In Office Accountable’ [More] I'll bet not a one of these Nazi […]

  • Well, THAT Didn't Work...
    by David Codrea on May 12, 2021 at 2:32 pm

     “The Court finds that the NRA did not file the bankruptcy petition in good faith because this filing was not for a purpose intended or sanctioned by the Bankruptcy Code. Therefore, cause exists […]

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