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High-Tech Handloading

I now keep all my ammunition-creation data on a computer. Sure, I’ll make notes when working up a new load or tweaking an existing one, but ultimately my data is stored digitally. Since my loading room is only steps from my computer, the transition from written to digital data has been easy for me. Now that I’m using the handloading app from RCBS, it’s even easier, and it also makes recreating my favorite loads when I’m at the loading bench more convenient.

Concealed-Carry Contemplations

You took a concealed-carry class from a well-known instructor who visited your local range recently. You learned a lot—especially that there was a lot yet to learn—over the two days of the course.

What We Plan For

Sheriff Jim reminds us that wishing and hopeful thinking should not be part of your self-defense plan.

The Basics of Tactical Shotgun Training

A shotgun can be a devastating firearm for home defense, especially with good tactical shotgun training. 

Training While Injured

Knowing how to keep your skills sharp and do effective training while injured can reduce the time needed to get back up to speed.

This Camp 9 Ain’t Doing So Fine

By engaging in regular maintenance and periodically replacing the Marlin Camp Carbine’s buffer, owners can ensure their firearm functions optimally for decades.

The Spring’s the Thing

You can avoid tension headaches by staying with the correct spring poundage.

The Gear Dilemma

Bill Jordan positively influenced product design, but the gear you adopt is no substitute for training.

Aiming A Shotgun? Is That Really Needed?

Competitive shotgunners and expert wingshooters insist shotguns should be pointed to maximize their effectiveness on moving targets. Indeed, they say aiming a shotgun in the traditional sense of the word is futile. Yet, defensive experts and tactical shotgun shooters insist shotguns should be aimed much like a rifle to avoid missing.

Skills Check: Two by Two

What’s the difference between a tactical reload and a speed, or emergency, reload? We teach both at Gunsite and, while I hope you never have to perform a speed load in a gunfight, I’m pretty sure you’re going to do tac loads routinely as part of your regular practice or even day-to-day carry.

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