American Shooting Journal

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Carlos Hathcock Method of Sighting in a Rifle

Sighting in a rifle is an important thing to do if you want your rifle to be dead on when taking a shot.<br>Which brings us to the Carlos Hathcock way of …

U.S. Marines

Angry Bear

It may be fun teasing a bear, but when you over do it, you better watch out.<br>This was a close call one for this snowmobiler here.<br>Bears can be …

Snowmobiling

The Joy of Shooting - Power of Positive Thinking

<b>Kirsten Joy Weiss is having ‘a great time’ sharing her performance shooting with the firearms community and helping assuage anti-gunners’ fears.</b><p>About …

Guns

Kel-Tec KSG-25 Shotgun Slug Fest

Everyone loves shooting shotgun slugs.<br>But, not everyone shoots a Keltec KSG-25 shotgun.<br>The Kel-Tec KSG is a bullpup 12-gauge pump action shotgun …

Steel

Get Off me Guns

<b>Beretta 950</b> <br>Coming out in the 1950, specifically for self-defense and considered reliable pocket pistol with an 8 round mag. Easy operation made for …

Stainless Steel

Best Hunting Muzzleloaders

Muzzleloaders have come along way and there has been enormous improvements in muzzleloading technology. Traditionally, able to take down target at …

Hunting

Chiappa Little Badger

The Chiappa Little Badger weighs less than 3 pounds and has an overall expanded length of 31 inches.<p>The Little Badger is rugged and mechanically …

Ammunition

Aero Precision M5E1

<b>The Triple Play</b><p><b>Aero Precision’s M5E1 is an evolutionary improvement on the basic AR-10 theme.</b><p><b>T</b>he Aero Precision M5E1 is a logical development from …

U.S. Marines

22 Shorty or a Knife for Self-Defense

The .22 Short was developed back in 1857 for Smith & Wesson revolver.<br>Created for the metallic cartridge with a 29-30 grain bullet, pushed by 4 grains …

Self Defense

The Man With No Name Revealed

<i>The Virginian’s James Drury Discusses Life On The Popular Western</i><br>The Virginian was a Western TV show that ran from 1962 to 1971. It was based on the …

War

Is the Lifecard Credit Card pistol worth having?

There are some talk among CCW about having a backup to their primary handguns.<br>But how many actually have a backup to their primary handgun?<br>I know …

Credit Cards

Wildey Survivor .45 Winchester Magnum Pistol

This Wildey Survivor .45 Winchester pistol is a bad ass gun.<br>In these days of 9mm with high capacity for the CCW, this big gun may not have a …

Guns

50 BMG Pullpup - GM6 Lynx

50 BMG Pullpup – GM6 Lynx<p>In every gun crowd there is a Bullpup rifle group.<br>But, you don’t often hear too much of the .50 BMG in a bullpup build.<br>The …

Remington R1 Enhanced - a Force to be Reckon With

For the 1911 crowd, have you heard of the Remington R1 Enhanced?<br>As most 1911’er knows the magazines are usually single stack which holds 7.<br>This R1 is …

Ammunition

Institutional Inertia - Never Accept Average

<b>How law enforcement snipers can avoid the dreaded ‘institutional inertia’ that often slows progress at agencies.</b><br>As I travel around the nation …

Stoner 63: Navy SEAL's long favored Gun

Do you remember the Stone 63 machine gun?<br>Want to know how good it was?<br>Ask any of the former Seal members from the Vietnam war and mid 70’s, they can …

Air Combat First - CIA

About 50 years near Vietnam, a helicopter that wasn’t officially there fended off an attack on a post that didn’t officially exist, with the help of …

Top Home Defense Shotguns

<b>Remington 870 shotgun</b> <br>Historically the 870 have played a huge role for the military and law enforcement as the go to shotgun.<br>This new 870 version …

Can you shoot a Drop of Water?

How good of a shot are you?<br>Do you think you can hit a drop of water with your pistol?<br>Youtuber 22plinkster is an excellent shooter, he takes on this …

Kaboom - Redneck Style!

Want to see something fun?<br>These guys came upon an old propane tank on a small pond. With much time on their hand, they came up with the idea to blow …

50 Cal vs a Running Car Engine

Do you want to know how powerful the .50 BMG cartridge is?<br>With its ability to smash through almost any objects from near to unforeseen distances.<br>Can …

No NFA Not an SBS just a Firearm

The Black Aces FIREARM is what the ATF calls it.<p>The “firearm” by Black Aces Tactical has all the characteristics of a short shotgun, without the …

Vintage Iconic Colt Model 1911

The Colt Model 1911 has a really long lifespan.<br>I can remember when I first qualified on the 1911 while in the military. This may sound cheesy, but it …

Magazine Fed Mossberg 590M makes a Splash at ShotShow

Now you can really get some!<br>Mossberg’s new Model 590M has a detachable box magazine.<br>which many shotgun addicts are talking about.<p>Check out the …

A-10 drops a "Brrrt" on a Runaway Taliban Vehicle

You can run, but you can’t hide from an A-10 Thunderbolt II and its technological advanced GAU-8 30mm weapon system.<br>U.S. Air Forces Central Command …

50 Cal my Tail Light

Getting a new gun for Christmas is great, but sometimes you gotta know how <i>not to shoot</i> your new .50 cal.<br>You need to take into account of where you …

Not your Boring Shotshow Range Day

Booth videos at Shotshow usually suck. Its a media guy and a company rep getting forced to say nothing but awesome things about a product.<br>Most of the …

Bear Attacks Florida Man as he lets dog out

A Florida man Andy Meunier was taking his dog out for a walk when a bear attacked him.<br>It was a short while after leaving his Naples home when he …

Why its better to Hog Hunt from the Air

Feral hogs can be a pain on your property where they run rampant.<br>Some owners have hunted them down to mitigate the problem at the ground level.<br>Now …

Jet Li Gun Disarm

How realistic is it to disarm someone pointing a Beretta 92FS pistol at you? You can see this in one of Jet Li’s movie, “Lethal Weapon 4”. <br>Jet Li …