It's interesting to me that so many "knowledgeable" men so often recommend revolvers to women as defense guns. They'll go through the whole list of horrible things that can happen with semi-automatics, how revolvers are fool-proof, and how the revolver really is the woman's gun because they say so.Ladies, next time you're in a gun… Continue reading Firearms for Women
Seen several places in the last few days, most recently at Pissed's place, comes this entertaining tale about a man, a rifle, a flashlight, and a raccoon. Click through to Pissed's then again to read.By the way, after the earlier post about the lion issue, this is another reminder to use something capable of more… Continue reading Raccoon From Hell
Seen here.You're out lion-hunting with your buddies in the African bush. You have only a muzzleloader at your disposal.While stalking your prey, which happens to be a pretty formidable predator itself, you realize that you've pissed off a lion and instead of you hunting it, it's the other way round.Watch this:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iPCf8LUXK8It doesn't get any closer… Continue reading Make That One Shot Count
I very much like my 1911. But recently I've been thinking about a medium-sized 9mm.How about it blogosphere: what's a new, good-quality, reasonably-priced* medium to full-sized 9mm these days?--*I'm a cheap bastard.
I'm skimming shooting videos on YouTube and I'm seeing a somewhat peculiar trend. I mean, other than the astoundingly dangerous stuff like fingers on triggers, no muzzle control, etc.Why do so many people pick up a firearm -- pistol, rifle, shotgun, whatever -- and lean away from it?You've all seen it so frequently that I… Continue reading Gun Technique