You Gotta Pay to Play: 2020 Edition

Here we are again.  Each of the last few years (see here, here, here, and here) I have written an article along these lines.  These are meant mostly as an audit for myself, as I find it interesting (and somewhat depressing) to see how much I spent on classes and competitive matches over the course […]

My Bag of Tricks

It is great to sit down and FINALLY write this article that has been over a year in the making.  Having said that, this article will serve as a bit of a monument to my thinking at this time, and no doubt the items described as well as the possible uses for this bag will […]

Equipment Review: Hunter Rifleworks AR-15 HBAR Upper

Backstory Those who have read John’s article, The Case for Duplicate Guns, can well understand the advantages of having “doubles” of certain firearms available. One day earlier this year I found myself looking into my safe and realizing that I had only one “true” AR-15 carbine (gasp!). How was this possible? I thought these things […]

Some Thoughts on Single Point Slings…

Almost always, I prefer a quick adjust or simple 2-point sling on a long gun. There are, however, two scenarios where I might consider using a single point sling instead. The first is with an AR pistol and the second is with a shotgun. The AR pistol is light and handy, and can benefit from […]

The AR Pistol as a Truck Gun

In this post, I’m going to expand on a concept mentioned by Robert in his post on AR pistols. Specifically, I’m going to discuss the use of an AR pistol as a truck gun. An important tangent of this discussion is identifying the purpose of a truck (or car) gun. Critical thought on the subject […]