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  • Mike Pannone’s “Mind Games” Drill
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by Greg Ellifritz   “Changing gears” is a concept I often employ in my practice shooting drills.  Altering shot cadences between fast imprecise shooting on large, close targets and slow […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 10, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 10, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Does a Light Trigger Increase Accuracy: Research and Analysis Yes, a lighter trigger […]

  • Free Books- Part 235
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 9, 2021 at 10:45 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 […]

  • The Heroin Epidemic, Narcan, and First Aid for Opioid Overdoses
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 8, 2021 at 10:48 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   I saw a statistic last month that stunned me.  In 2020, drug overdose deaths were up almost 30%.  More than 93,000 people died in the USA last year from drug […]

  • The Best .38 Special Defensive Ammunition
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 6, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   I recently received this question from a reader.  Considering the popularity of the snub nose revolver as a carry pistol, I figured it would be useful if I answered the […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 3, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 3, 2021 at 10:53 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Rimfire Ammo: Evaluating Terminal Performance Interesting ballistic testing of rimfire […]

  • Notes on Last Weekend’s Revolver/Shotgun Training Classes
    by Greg Ellifritz on September 2, 2021 at 7:13 am

    Last weekend I taught shotgun and revolver classes at the excellent Condition Red Response facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  If anyone is in the nearby area, taking a class from these folks is a […]

  • Stop Worrying About Overpenetration
    by Greg Ellifritz on August 30, 2021 at 11:06 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   I’ve written in the past about some ballistic testing I observed at one of the past Rangemaster Tactical Conferences I attended.  The bottom line of the article was […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- August 27, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on August 27, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Determining What is a Reliable EDC Concealed Carry Handgun? How many rounds should you […]

  • Free Books- Part 234
    by Greg Ellifritz on August 26, 2021 at 11:22 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 […]

American Rifleman
  • NRA Reschedules The Annual Members' Meeting
    on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The NRA has rescheduled its Annual Members' Meeting to occur on Oct. 2, 2021 in Charlotte, NC.

  • The Men And Guns Of D-Day: 101st Airborne Division
    on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of the 101st Airborne Division, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great […]

  • Colt Mustang .380 ACP: The Pocket-Size 1911
    on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Based off the classic 1911 design, the small Colt Mustang chambered in .380 ACP is easily concealable and shares the same classic look in its tiny frame.

  • Pat Garrett's Pistol Sells for Highest Price in History
    on September 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The Colt Single Action Army revolver used by Pat Garrett to kill Billy The Kid sold at auction from Bonhams for more than $6 million dollars, in what is probably the highest price ever paid for a […]

  • Review: Trijicon RMRcc
    on September 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Ten years ago, it was rare to encounter a handgun with an optic mounted atop it, but today it is a far more common thing to see. Many semi-automatics now leave the factory with some sort of provision […]

  • Handloads: The Versatile .223 Remington
    on September 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    By utilizing Hornady's projectiles and Hodgdon powder, this recipe for the .223 Rem. proves its versatility and effectiveness by producing great groups on target through multiple firearms showing it […]

  • The Armed Citizen® September 13, 2021
    on September 13, 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.

  • Review: Kel-Tec’s Radical P50
    on September 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Between its retro appearance and the 50 rounds of 5.7x28 mm FN ammunition on board, George Kellgren’s latest pistol design may be his most interesting to date. Is it the ultimate varmint blaster? […]

  • Preview: Maxpedition TT26 Backpack 26L
    on September 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    A part of the Maxpedition Prepared Citizen line of nondescript tactical nylon products, the TT26 backpack provides the EDC- or bugout-minded user a practical way to discreetly transport a firearm […]

  • Rifleman Q&A: Correct WWII M1 Bayonets
    on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    From the American Rifleman archives, NRA member writes Dope Bag noting trouble with sourcing a proper-length bayonet to display with a personal World War II M1 Garand rifle.

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 […]

Precision Rifle Blog
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The Art of Manliness
  • Podcast #740: Life’s 10 Biggest Decisions
    on September 15, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    How many of your life’s ten biggest decisions have you already made? My guest today, psychologist Dr. Adrian Camilleri, would often ask this question to friends and family, and found that it […]

  • Nietzsche’s (Surprisingly Sound) Advice on Choosing a Spouse
    on September 14, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Plenty of advice on what makes for a good, happy marriage has been thrown around for centuries.  Ironically enough, it was a lifelong bachelor, who possessed rather ambivalent feelings on the […]

  • Podcast #739: Rewild Your Life
    on September 13, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    If you have one, take a look at your pet cat or dog. These animals descended from wildcats and wolves, but today live pretty sedate lives, walking around your house and yard, waiting for you to […]

  • How a Man Handles a Miscarriage
    on September 12, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    This moving article gives tips on how a man can get through a miscarriage.

  • 9 Things to Think About When You’re Waiting
    on September 10, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    We all encounter moments throughout our day where we have to wait: at the DMV; at the doctor’s office; at a stoplight. Waiting is boring. Waiting also makes us feel powerless; we can’t take […]

  • How to Do the Monkey Bars
    on September 10, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    When you attempt to do the monkey bars, after taking an extended post-childhood hiatus from the practice, you’re apt to think one thing: “$@%#! This feels awful!” That terrible feeling is […]

  • Podcast #738: The Character Traits That Drive Optimal Performance
    on September 8, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    Why do some people who look can't-miss high-achievers on paper end up floundering in life, while those who can seem like underdogs end up flourishing? When my guest noticed this phenomenon while […]

  • Everything You Didn’t Know About the Trusty Tape Measure
    on September 7, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    Even if you're not a master carpenter, you likely have a tape measure on hand. It’s one of the 12 essential tools to keep in your toolbox. I've had my trusty Stanley 25 ft. PowerLock Tape Measure […]

 

Gun Culture

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War On Guns
  • A Bridge Too Far
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 8:58 pm

     This abuse of executive power may be just the thing to provoke that reminder. [More]Your lips to God's ear.[Via Mack H]

  • Stupid Celebrity Tricks
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 8:49 pm

     Grimes' Met Gala Sword Was Made From an AR-15 Assault Rifle [More]Who or whatever...Did you know that in New York City: "It shall be unlawful for any person to carry on his or her person or have in […]

  • Authorized Subsidized Journalists
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 8:30 pm

     House Dems Propose $1 Billion in Subsidies for Local Newspapers - Lawmakers hope tax credits will revive industry as trust in media plummets [More]I can't think of anything that would make me trust […]

  • We're the Only Ones Incurious Enough
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 8:20 pm

     Just in time for the Senate hearing? The FBI FINALLY fired an agent for failing to properly investigate Larry Nassar [More]Wait-- you can fire them for not "pursuing tips"...?[Via Michael G]

  • 'Sear Violence' Hysteria on the Rise
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 8:12 pm

     ATF Says Auto Sears Are Becoming More Common In Twin Cities [More]What does that even mean?And the push to redefine semiautos as machineguns continues with the DSM happily acting in the role of […]

  • We're the Only Ones Bad Enough
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 6:23 pm

     Drug sting sends two Miami-Dade cop pals to prison. They were big fans of ‘Bad Boys’ movies [More]Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?[Via bondmen]

  • Doing Shots
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 6:20 pm

     Shocking shoot-out video leads to liquor license suspension of business [More]That's some pretty heavily-armed security owner Dana Kelly employs.And she's a Democrat running for mayor?May we assume […]

  • We're the Only Ones Gangsta Enough
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 6:06 pm

     At least four “secret cliques or gangs” of sheriff’s deputies — with names like the Banditos and the Executioners — continue to operate and recruit within the L.A. County Sheriff’s […]

  • Speaking of Spiritual Wickedness in High Places...
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 5:58 pm

     Chief Logan pointed to similar apologies from other Christian denominations in Canada, “The Anglican Church has apologized. The Presbyterian Church has apologized. United Church has […]

  • Big Brother is Watching You
    by David Codrea on September 15, 2021 at 5:50 pm

     Billed as the most secure phone on the planet, An0m became a viral sensation in the underworld. There was just one problem for anyone using it for criminal means: it was run by the police [More]You […]

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