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Rob Pincus

Do Not Mistake Enthusiasm for Training for Motivation to Train


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  You might spend more time on the things you are already good at, possibly chasing a small improvement, instead of working on things you really should be improving. You’ll start rationalizing the deficits of gear that you like, instead of choosing gear that is best suited to your context of need. You’ll start attending […]

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Ron Spomer

The Problem With Wind


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Contrary to common perception, this isn’t because the wind blows bullets around like balloons or autumn leaves. That’s been proven by timed experiments in which the divergence of a bullet at long range in a given wind, say 10 mph, is compared to the divergence of the same bullet merely dropped in that same wind. […]

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Rob Pincus

Teamwork While Armed – Three Tips


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Get Together. As soon as you can during a defensive event, you should get together with the second armed person. If you are next to one another, you are much less likely to end up posing a threat to one another accidentally. If you spend time with another armed person regularly this should be the […]

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Live the Legend

Improve Your Handgun Skills in Your Home


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Any time we have firearms around, safety is the paramount concern. To ensure the safest environment possible, develop a process you follow each time before practice so that safety becomes an observed routine. First, unload and ensure the gun is empty of any live ammunition in one room. All ammunition must be stored in the […]

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Ron Spomer

Understanding Bullet BC (Ballistic Coefficient)


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BC is a numeric designation for a projectile’s ability to resist air drag. The better it does this, the faster it flies down range, the less it drops, the less it drifts in the wind and the more energy it delivers. BC takes into account bullet weight, diameter and shape or form. The higher the […]

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Ron Spomer

Light Recoil Options for Deer


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Bullets kill by hemorrhaging or by interrupting the central nervous system. Sever the spine or hit the brain and it’s all over. Hit the heart and/or lungs — the organs that supply fresh, oxygenated blood to the brain — and blood pressure drops within a few seconds, rendering the animal unconscious. Technically brain cells die […]

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Becky Yackley

Shooting events for Women – Give it a Try, Ladies by Becky Yackley


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I’m proud of Cyndi in that she has had recent back surgery. But, I can see her strength and the sense of satisfaction she gets from shooting guns; especially since their family business involves shotguns. Seeing women with their kids while on the range and participating in an event like this is a great thing. […]

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Live the Legend

Understanding and Correcting Parallax


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It is detectable when you move your head or eye around while looking through the scope and the reticle appears to move or swim around the object you at which you are aiming. This can cause the scope to be off target depending on how your eye aligns with the optic and lead to poorly […]

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