Announcing Mag Squad: The Range is Hot

When I started this blog, the intention was for me to teach myself to shoot better and help you all teach yourselves to shoot better. I think the best way to pursue this right now is to build a mobile app that connects shooters to one another. I’ve been working...
Six Inch Circles

Six Inch Circles

It’s Friday. It’s time to hit the range. I’m taking a class next month to become an NRA pistol instructor. Before the class starts, students are required to show that they can safely load and unload a variety of pistols. Easy cheesy. They are also...
First Impressions: Ruger LCR 9mm

First Impressions: Ruger LCR 9mm

Ruger released their LCR (Lightweight Compact Revolver) in 2009. They’ve been adding caliber options over the years, and in 2014 they released it in 9mm. Wait. 9mm? Isn’t that a semi-auto cartridge? Yup. But every once in a while a company gets a wild hair...
A Handful of Drills

A Handful of Drills

It’s time for another range report. Today’s trip was filled with flying lead and a bit of mystery. I left for the range intending to shoot Gila Hayes‘ 5×5 drill and try for a 6″ group at 10 yards. The idea behind the 5×5 drill is...