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14-Year-Old Grandson Saves the Day

Youth fired fatal shots at the intruder, who ignored his warnings.

(Photo: WSOC-TV)

Mint Hill, NC – In a great example of why kids should be taught shooting skills, a 14-year-old boy visiting his grandparents’ house reportedly had to use deadly force against an intruder who broke a window and kept trying to enter the house in spite of his warnings. Apparently, two Read More…

Slow-Motion Guns Firing

Pretty cool.

They really are.

I ran across this on reddit and found it mildly interesting. A shooter took some slow-motion video of himself firing a couple of pistols. He described this one as a 1911, although it doesn’t seem to have an exposed hammer. He said the second pistol is a Browning Buckmark 22. Not sure why his Read More…

Once a Spike, Always a Spike – NOT!

I have been fighting this fallacy for years. Here's proof that it's untrue.

This buck went from spike to magnificent 170-class buck.

Hunting is filled with lore, and hunters are always on the lookout for more information. But we have to realize that not every campfire story is true and that many hunters are just plain wrong about some things. One of the big myths is that a spike buck will never get any better than a[.....]

Cool Tools for EDC Maintenance

Source: Flickr

I have been asked for a long time to lay out all of my EDC maintenance stuff. I did this in a shorter form a long time ago, here. Over time I have refined and upgraded what I use. And then I found Kevin Kelley’s Cool Tools,¬†and I starting thinking about this stuff more carefully.[.....]

DIY: Make Your Own Shoot-and-See Targets

Why spend a lot on things you're just going to perforate?

DIY shoot and see targets

Targets should be cheap, right? I mean, you’re just going to shoot them full of holes, after all. And sometimes, paper targets can be affordable, but targets that let you see your shots, like Birchwood Casey Shoot-N-C and Caldwell Orange Peel, can cost more than $2 each. Someone came up with a Read More…