Gun Control: The Two Models of Criminality

Gun Control: The Two Models of Criminality

Even Rip Van Winkle is aware that gun control is a contentious issue in America today. Back in the 2013 timeframe, it was all the rage for gun control advocates, including President Obama, to call for “a national conversation” on gun control. What that...
When Your Self-Defense Pistol Aims to Misbehave

When Your Self-Defense Pistol Aims to Misbehave

Firearms are man-made tools, and in our entropic world, man-made tools degrade and fail. What should you do when a firearm you depend on for self-defense fails? Well, let me talk you through what I’ve done with a couple of issues I’ve had with my everyday...
Teaching and Training

Teaching and Training

E. ShootBetter and I took to the range for some teaching (him) and training (me). We started out with an extensive session of him shooting the Winchester Model 67. Author Peter Grant’s blog tipped me recently that #4 wall anchors do a reasonable sub for .22 LR...
Choosing a Concealed Carry Holster: The Basics

Choosing a Concealed Carry Holster: The Basics

So you want to carry your pistol concealed. Taking that level of responsibility for your safety and the safety of your family is a big step, and not for everyone. But there are some practical details you need to sort out if you’re going to start carrying a...

Back to the Range: Draw & Fire and Bill Drill

It’s been too long since my last range visit. Today I wanted to do some holster draws. I did my holster qualification at my shooting range back in July (?) and have yet to actually draw from the holster at the range for one reason or another. Well, today was the...