Beginner's Gear: How Does Your Belt Stack Up?
17March

Beginner's Gear: How Does Your Belt Stack Up?Beginner's Gear: How Does Your Belt...Beginner's Gear: How Does Your Belt Stack Up?

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US Precision Defense One of the things that has perplexed and amazed me since getting involved in open-enrollment firearms training courses a few years ago has been the number of attendees who show up either without a belt or with one that is...

US Precision Defense One of the things that has perplexed and amazed me since getting involved in open-enrollment firearms training courses a few years ago has been the number of attendees who show up either without a belt or with one that is poorly suited to the task. A belt is a belt...

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Pew Pew Solutions Low-Light Practice: AAR
11March

Pew Pew Solutions Low-Light Practice: AARPew Pew Solutions Low-Light Practice: AARPew Pew Solutions Low-Light Practice: AAR

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US Precision Defense This past weekend I had the opportunity to participate in a low light practice session hosted by Pew Pew Solutions at The Farm shooting range in Fairfield Utah (just outside Salt Lake City). According to their website Pew...

US Precision Defense This past weekend I had the opportunity to participate in a low light practice session hosted by Pew Pew Solutions at The Farm shooting range in Fairfield Utah (just outside Salt Lake City). According to their website Pew Pew Solution’s is “a Utah based...

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My Quest For The Perfect EDC Light
29January

My Quest For The Perfect EDC LightMy Quest For The Perfect EDC LightMy Quest For The Perfect EDC Light

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The Streamlight ProTac 1L-1AA:  I first started carrying a flashlight in my pocket on a daily basis in 2009. I had just transitioned out of uniformed patrol into a plainclothes unit and my line of thought was that if I was carrying a gun, I...

The Streamlight ProTac 1L-1AA:  I first started carrying a flashlight in my pocket on a daily basis in 2009. I had just transitioned out of uniformed patrol into a plainclothes unit and my line of thought was that if I was carrying a gun, I better have a way of positively...

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Beginners Gear: Necessities: Ear Protection
20January

Beginners Gear: Necessities: Ear ProtectionBeginners Gear: Necessities: Ear ProtectionBeginners Gear: Necessities: Ear Protection

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I have been using ear protection on the range for a long time. I have pictures of me at the range with family wearing the ubiquitous “mickey mouse ears” when I wasn’t big enough to walk. Despite using ear pro religiously, after...

I have been using ear protection on the range for a long time. I have pictures of me at the range with family wearing the ubiquitous “mickey mouse ears” when I wasn’t big enough to walk. Despite using ear pro religiously, after nearly 40 years of consistent exposure to...

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Beginners Gear: Eye Protection
14January

Beginners Gear: Eye ProtectionBeginners Gear: Eye ProtectionBeginners Gear: Eye Protection

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Beginners Gear: Part Two- Necessities: Eye Protection Whenever we are using firearms for recreation or training safety is a paramount consideration. A key aspect of safety is making sure we have adequate protection for our eyes, which can be...

Beginners Gear: Part Two- Necessities: Eye Protection Whenever we are using firearms for recreation or training safety is a paramount consideration. A key aspect of safety is making sure we have adequate protection for our eyes, which can be irreparably damaged by careless exposure to...

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Beginners Gear: Part One -  Support Equipment
07January

Beginners Gear: Part One - Support EquipmentBeginners Gear: Part One - Support EquipmentBeginners Gear: Part One - Support Equipment

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One of the biggest points of confusion for most people getting into firearms training is the sheer volume of accessories. There are holsters, sights, optics, bags, tools, and widgets galore. Many of them are quite useful, others are either the...

One of the biggest points of confusion for most people getting into firearms training is the sheer volume of accessories. There are holsters, sights, optics, bags, tools, and widgets galore. Many of them are quite useful, others are either the product of sheer stupidity or a callous...

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