Gun Review: Kahr CM9

I don’t generally care for micro pistols. I carry a Commander 1911 or larger, and I have never had the need for something smaller. Maybe it’s a confidence thing, I’m not sure. One thing I am sure of is that the micro compact market has been exploding in recent years. Guns like the Smith & […]

My Dinner with Kimber

As the father of a recently-minted teen and a (relatively) recently-divorced OFWG, my social life is a little on the thin side. Between budgeting for school uniforms, paying bills and working my Alice B. Tookus off, “Date Night” is a rare pleasure. When I get a night on the town with my girlfriend, it’s got […]

Teach Your Children Well.

I’m fairly certain that when that noted folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith wrote that song, teaching your children about guns was hardly what they had in mind. But bear with me for a moment and let me take you down the road on a train of thought that […]

Saturday Evening Post: A different kind of shooting.

[HTML1] Photography and Firearms. We load. They load. We shoot. They shoot. We have calibers. They have focal lengths. We have sights. They have viewfinders. We have safaris. They have safaris. We have tripods and bipods. They have tripods and monopods. We have shotguns. They have shotgun mics. Are we so different than they?

Why FPSRussia Should Wear Hearing Protection

Over the past few days some folks have been taking the defibrillator to the long gone IGOTD about FPSRussia. Much ado has been made about how you don’t need hearing protection when you’re outdoors because when you’re outside the sound doesn’t have walls to bounce against and therefore isn’t as harmful. In the interests of […]

Self Defense Tip: STFU

[HTML1] This much we know: Jerome Ersland, an Oklahoma City pharmacist, kept at least two guns within easy reach. On May 19, 2009, Antwun “Speedy” Parker (16) and his gun-wielding pal came into the pharmacy attempting to rob the place, Ersland shot Parker in the head from behind the counter. At the time, Parker was trying to put […]

Gear Review: Timney AR-15 Triggers

I was walking down the aisles at the NRA Convention when the Timney Triggers booth caught my eye. A gigantic banner above their booth proclaimed that they produced “The World’s Finest Triggers.” I couldn’t resist. “You make the best triggers, eh?” I asked. “Yes, we do!” the representative behind the table responded. “Prove it!” I […]

Mayhem, Misdeeds and Macs.

I’m a recent convert to All Things Mac. From the PR emanating out of Cupertino, you might think that Macficiandoes are all sunshine, sweetness and light, who all join hands for the morning groupthink and Shambala sing-along. Um…not so much. Perception, meet (a nasty dose of) reality, at least in San Diego. The NBC affiliate reports […]

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