Random Day(s) at the Range: Spring 2018 Edition

It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted one of these articles (see some prior iterations here, here,  and here).  Though my writing productivity for the blog has slowed a bit in recent months, I am happy to say that I have been shooting a bit more than last year. Changes The biggest change I […]

Shotgun Patterning Part 4: Robert’s Experience

My blog partner John has mentioned more than once in his articles on shotgun patterning (see here, here, and here) how I too have been working on an article addressing this same need. John and I largely ignored the shotgun—in terms of training classes and articles—during our first couple of years writing for the blog.  […]

Shotgun Patterning, Part 3: Federal FLITECONTROL and More…

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series detailing my patterning tests with my Remington 870P SBS, I shared results that I obtained with ammunition from Hornady, Remington, Federal, Rio, and Herter’s. During my last range session, I tested an old Federal Low Recoil loading that probably predates the FLITECONTROL wad, both 8 pellet […]

Some Drills Are Best Served Cold…

Last week, Robert wrote about the importance of using training drills when you go to the range. I have also been thinking about the subject, and I wanted to share my thoughts here as a follow-up to Robert’s post. For the past few months, I’ve been starting all of my live fire range sessions with […]