One of the things I’ve noticed after talking with folks about pistol mounted red dot sights, is that not everyone is aware of types of failures that may occur with an RDS and how to deal with them. Spoiler: back up sights aren’t necessarily the answer. Let’s explore front sight obstructions, rear sight obstructions, and complete RDS failures.
A reader pointed out that data I had previously published about the 6.5mm Creedmoor recoil was too good to be true. I second guessed myself and decided to take a deeper dive.
Revisiting the handgun cartridge selection debate. Short version: Unless defending against wildlife, the ballistic superiority of the handgun cartridge doesn’t really matter and it still comes down to shot placement.
Another simple yet very effective dry practice drill that helps a shooter develop a faster trigger press while maintaining a clean sight picture is Gabe White’s Three Triggers drill. Enjoy!
Yeah, I know. I said that I had no plans to add another gun to the collection this year. Things happen and I’m excited about this new 300 Blackout pistol project.
A simple yet very effective dry practice drill that helps a shooter get familiar with a trigger and helps one to level up trigger control proficiency.
Red dot sight (RDS), low powered variable optic (LPVO), or both? This is a common question pondered by folks when considering how to accessorize a modern rifle. Read on for my opinion.
Looks like I opened a can of worms with yesterday’s post regarding the 50/200 yard zero. The amazing discussions that followed prompted me to look into and compare several zero distances including 25, 36, 50, 100, and 200 yard zeros.
Ever have someone suggest to zero your rifle at 50 yards because that will provide a secondary zero at 200 yards? Ever heard a broken clock is right twice a day? Let’s take a closer look at the mythical 50/200 yard zero.
A few days ago, I wrote a post explaining why I don’t care for BDC style reticles. Figured I’d take the opposite approach and attempt to explain why I like Christmas tree reticles so much.