It’s hard to argue that a shotgun doesn’t make an ideal home defense weapon. While capacity in terms of shell count will almost always be less than that of a semi-automatic pistol or modern sporting rifle, each one of those shells delivers a whole lot more impact that most any other choice. Kinetic energy measurements […]
Sometimes visceral reactions are surprisingly on-target. About a month ago, I stopped by my FFL to pick up an LWRC R.E.P.R. A couple of other folks were there finishing up a gun purchase, so I opened the R.E.P.R. box while I was waiting. The contents immediately became the center of attention. The other customer asked […]
If you don’t bring your mother fresh flowers once in a while, you go straight to hell. I’m pretty sure it’s in the Bible. So I did.
At this point, you might be thinking, “He’s using the words precise AND shotgun in the same sentence? Is this guy nuts?” Well, that depends. I’m talking about whether a shotgun can be “precise” or not. We won’t discuss my sanity just yet. The potential precision of your shotgun depends on careful matching of your […]
I just had a wonderful opportunity to directly compare pros and cons of different guns (or weapons systems as my instructors say) for home defense. You see, I just (barely) graduated from Tactical Pre-School. They were threatening to have me repeat, but I don’t think any of the instructors wanted me back for another session. […]
It doesn’t take much of an excuse for me to go to the range for a little MSR shooting. Why right now, I need to go to test some different SilencerCo Saker MAAD mounts. But what to shoot? How about this? The folks at Federal Premium just launched a fun social media campaign called What’s Your […]
For some unknown reason, we’re kind of nuts about the the .357 Sig round. Perhaps it’s a carry over from the old original Star Trek days. “I need more velocity Scotty!” Anyway, we’ve tried most of the commonly available .357 Sig personal defense rounds out of both a Glock 32 Gen 3 and a Glock […]