Skinning the Cat

As a teacher, I often have to sit through various in-service trainings during which I get to hear fellow educators with less experience than me discuss “research-based best practices.”  It has gotten to be such an eye-roll moment for me that whenever I use the instructional techniques they advocate in my classroom, I preface them […]

Random Day at the Range

Every now and then I like to post about a range day, although admittedly it has been a while.  I typically post quick results of things like “Dot Torture” on our Facebook page, but thought I would do a longer post this time.  My reasoning for doing so is three-fold.  First, I like to mention […]

Equipment Review: CSAT Rear Sight

In this post, I’m going to discuss the Combat Shooting and Tactics Rear Aperture Sight, designed by Paul Howe and available from XS Sight Systems. The CSAT rear sight can be installed in many typical AR rear sight bases, and a Troy BUIS specific version is also available. The Troy version is available either as […]

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 […]