Tactics

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Five’s a Crowd

Despite what the bean-counters say, we can still get (almost as good) averages with four-shot groups.

April 1, 2015
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The Zen of Shooting

There are primarily two reasons I fail to hit a target. The first is improper attention to my sights, and the second is anticipation. Both of these phenomena are mental shortfalls; allowing your mind to focus on what it thinks is important rather than what is actually important.

March 23, 2015
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Trigger Semantics

There are subtle differences between double-action-only and striker-fired semi-automatic handguns.

March 20, 2015
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Shooter Self-Care: The Range Emergency Medical Plan

Something we don't often think about is how to respond to medical emergencies while on the shooting range. Paramedic Kelly Grayson offers some potentially life-saving tips and ideas on how to best handle a bad situation on the range.

March 18, 2015
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Providing Firearm Training Services in the City

How do you train new shooters in the absence of a local shooting range? Detroit instructor Rick Ector faces this challenge on a regular basis.

February 12, 2015
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The Guns of GIGN

Until recent events thrust the unit into the global spotlight, few people outside of its home country were familiar with GIGN, France's elite forces tasked with hostage rescue.

January 10, 2015
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Face Your Fear

We all have fears, both rational and irrational. Harness that fear rather than become paralyzed by it.

November 24, 2014
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Home Improvement—Gunny Style

If you’ve ever wondered how fast “Gunny” R. Lee Ermey can whip card-carrying union construction workers into shape, here’s your chance as a Purple Heart recipient’s home undergoes renovation.

November 20, 2014
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Which Gun for the Mrs.?

Kelly Grayson, the blogger known as Ambulance Driver, describes his experiences in choosing a firearm for his significant other. And explains why he carries a .38 Spl. revolver with pink grips.

November 17, 2014
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Gimme Shelter

A terrorist attack, tornado or disabled vehicle could mean you’re going nowhere soon. Do you have the gear and know-how to survive while remaining in place?

November 13, 2014