If you later decide to add a bayonet to your carbine length gas system on a common 16″ civilian-type carbine barrel. It will require a bayonet extender to fit correctly…
Rifles 101: How to Use a Rifle Sling [3 Methods: 2-Point Hasty, 2-Point Tactical, Single-Point]
Today we’ll show you how to use a rifle sling to properly support and steady your off-hand shots for enhanced accuracy. We will cover three methods. The 2-Point Hasty sling, 2-Point Tactical sling, and the Single-Point sling. We will cover
Limp Wrist Failures: Diagnose, Fix and Prevent User-Induced Stovepipes and FTE’s
Today we will show you how a slight difference in grip method can result in a limp wrist failure causing a stovepipe, failure to extract, or failure to eject [FTE]. We’ll do a live fire, slow-motion demo on how improper
Handguns/Pistols 101: Three Ways to Grip Your Gun [Two-Handed Precision, CQB/Compact & One Handed]
Today we will cover how to safely and effectively grip your semi-auto handgun/pistol using two hands and one hand. We will cover gripping for precision and sport shooting as well as for CQB/combat and self-defense. The instructor in this video
Karambit vs Level IIIa Kevlar Ballistic Body Armor
Today we’re going to try and stab a hole through a Level IIIa Kevlar ballistic body armor panel using a fixed blade karambit. The karambit is an amazing defensive blade with origins in the Kali and Silat fighting arts from
Handguns/Pistols 101: How to Safely Load and Unload a Semi-Auto Pistol and Magazine
This is the first video in a new series of tutorials for new shooters and gun owners. Today we will cover how to safely load and unload a semi-auto pistol with just your hands, as well as loading with a
Programming the Baofeng UV-5R with CHIRP | Fast and Easy!
Today, we’ll show you a fast and easy way to program your Baofeng UV-5R and other similar Baofeng VHF/UHF radios using the highly-popular, open-source software called CHIRP. All you need to get started is your charged-up Baofeng radio, a compatible
40-Pound Recurve Bow vs Level IIIa [3A] Kevlar Ballistic Soft Body Armor [AKA “Bulletproof Vest”]
Today, we’ll test a ForceOne brand Level IIIa [3A] Kevlar ballistic body armor panel [AKA “Bulletproof Vest”] against a 40-Pound Recurve Bow using 125g field points. This particular soft Kevlar body armor is not rated for sharp edged or pointed
How to Secure Your Home Network, WiFi Router and Modem
So, you use a gun to secure yourself, your home, your liberty, your family and your property. But how do you secure your digital self? This video is a short guide for securing and hardening your home network using the
Shooting a Rifle with an NBC/CBRN/”Gas Mask” On!
Hi folks, today we will be discussing tactics and techniques for shooting rifles with a 40mm NATO type CBRN/NBC “gas” mask on. We will be applying some standard US Army BRM techniques as well as some CBRN-modified techniques we applied
Pistol & Handgun Aiming & Sight Picture: One Eye Aiming vs Two Eyes Point Shooting
This video will focus specifically on Pistol & Handgun Aiming & Sight Picture techniques. We will be covering two important sight pictures today. The first is a basic one eye open aimed shooting technique using the dominant eye only, with
DIY Talon-Style Grips-Part 2: Shotguns and Rifles
Here is the link for the grip tape we used in this video: https://amzn.to/2YdozMy This DIY video will show you how to make homemade Talon-style grips for your polymer shotgun or rifle stock out of readily-available rubberized grip tape. This
Glock Trigger Job – Lighter, Smoother and More Crisp with Factory Parts
This video tutorial will guide you on how to do a trigger job on a Glock pistol to improve the trigger quality, reduce pull weight, remove grittiness and slop in the take-up , create a crisp break and make a
10mm Auto ≠ .41 Magnum: “Myth” Busted?
The following presentation may not be for the faint of heart… especially if you love the 10mm Auto like we do, but live with the assumption that it gives you “.41 Magnum power in a semi-auto”. Being that we are long-time, die-hard fans of the 10mm Auto cartridge, we have always been curious where the 10mm = .41 mag notion originated, having heard the comparison thrown around for years
Free Downloadable Targets 8.5″ x 11″
Here are some free downloadable PDF targets size 8.5″ x 11″ that you can print at home. Just remember to uncheck/deselect the “scale to fit media” or “auto-scale” options in your print settings in order to preserve the accuracy of the measurement grid lines.
AR-15 Mil-Spec Trigger Job: Stoning and Spring Swap
This video demonstrates the correct [and cheap] way to perform a trigger job on an AR-15 with a standard mil spec trigger. It will guide you through the “what and where” of properly stoning the fire control group [FCG] components with an armorers stone. It also provides a detailed how-to on swapping out the hammer / trigger / disconnector springs for a lighter set using the JP Enterprises Reduced Power Spring Kit [3.5lb].
“The Best Handgun Caliber In The World”
This is a great video that deserves some attention; a data compilation and analysis of real-world handgun shootings. It examines their effectiveness when weighed against other pistol calibers, and against rifles and shotguns.
Rifle Aiming 101: Sight Picture & Alignment
This video tutorial shows you how to properly align standard rifle aperture/peep sights. It also gives you precise visual queues on correct sight picture.
LEGAL: Self-defense and motor vehicle theft in Utah
In our Utah concealed carry courses, we get a large share of self-defense questions from our students. Needless to say, some can be difficult to answer with a simple yes or no. Sometimes the law uses ambiguous terminology. Other times, there
How to Buy a Carry Gun
There are few things more disappointing in life than spending hundreds of dollars on a new concealed carry gun, plus hundreds more on ammo, sights, holsters, etc, just to find out that you don’t really like the gun. In this
Paris Bloodbath Further Highlights the Need for Armed Citizens
Logic would dictate that when an armed, violent maniac is trying to kill you, a reasonable response would be to return fire, reload and repeat as needed. While the world struggles to digest what happened in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13th, 2015, the focus is drawn to a belated effort to end the wave of migrants from Syria into Europe. Unfortunately, this effort fails to address the most fundamental security flaw in the EU…
Protect Our Public Lands
I have never considered myself to be an environmentalist, but I do love the outdoors. And, I tend to prefer wild lands be as clean as possible. In a recent shooting trip to one of my favorite BLM-managed sites, I couldn’t help but notice how much trash shooters have left in the desert.
In Review: LED Conversion Heads for Surefire E2-Series Flashlights
I have always been a huge fan of the Surefire E2-Series tactical flashlights. They are rugged, reliable and simple to operate during a stressful situation. However, the older models that use incandescent bulbs have been overshadowed by the enhanced performance and energy efficiency of the newer LED versions.
In Review: “Strelok” Ballistic Calculator App for Android OS
The “Strelok” app by developer Igor Borisov is a free, high-quality ballistic calculator for Android OS that has many noteworthy attributes (the “donate” version is $9.99). This independent review post will take you through the top features and highlights of
First Aid: Gunshot Wounds
Most who visit this site are well aware that calling upon the aid of others in a desperate situation can take anywhere from minutes, to hours or days for that aid to arrive. I assume this is perhaps the primary