An example of an excellent student

After my post about the instructor I will not trust proved to be popular, I figured I’d document a student that we should all attempt to imitate.

If you don’t know, I’ve been studying Tae Kwon Do (among other arts) for a number of years, and I’m now one of the instructors at my studio. […]

How to make me never take your training class

A little while ago, I found out that a friend of a friend was a pistol instructor*, and he offered to give me the handbook he uses in class to see if I’d like to train with him some time. I read through it, and, well, I wasn’t impressed. Nothing in it professed anything I […]

Good things to know

Just need to say that if you’re in the need for a well built and good looking custom holster, or need a gun shop in the Oak Ridge, TN area, I’d recommend Dennis at Dragon Leatherworks. Not only does he have good prices (his baseline custom holsters are about what you’d pay for baseline mass […]

Actually getting to the range

Last weekend, WizardPC and I went to the local state run rifle range. While I’ve been keeping up with my pistol shooting, I have to admit that I let my rifles collect dust.

He had recently inherited a Winchester 30-30 recently, and needed to try out his new .300blk AR with suppressor. I will have […]

And now you know the rest of the story

I’m sure most of you know about the guy that got shot for waving a gun (which turned out to be a BB gun) around at the US Capitol last week. Turns out that the man was a “minister” from my neck of the woods, and our local paper ran a front page article on […]

Problem solving in 2016

Problem:

The 12lb AR (which is down to a more reasonable 9lbs lately) is losing its spot as the home defense rifle. It’s being replaced by the 300blk sbr I built last year.

The sbr has a Hogue free float tube that had been given to me several years ago but had been […]