Category Archives: training

Propellant packaging

This compressor packages propellant for air rifles. Some of those rifles are small and throw 10 grains at 575fps. Others, slugs up to 411 grains at 800fps. I’ve used a hand pump for my Crosman Marauder, but it cannot produce … Continue reading

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YHM8900 integrally suppressed rifle

What to take to a quick trip with a new model to the neighbor’s farmland? Yankee Hill 8900 integrally suppressed clone of a 10-22 with a 1.5-4x Leupold scope. Ear safe with Aguila 40gr subsonics, and accurate enough for the … Continue reading

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Devin Standard, c.2010

Just found and edited an old photo of a friend.

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Canik TP9sfx

The longslide version of the TP9 seems to do well in controlled rapid fire. DJ Petrou is pretty fast with the mag changes, too. A full review is coming soon.

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What’s the purpose of the slide vents?

Canik, Walther, Grand Power, other race guns, all have these openings.My first guess was lightening the slide to keep its mass the same as an shorter models. Wouldn’t just thinning the slide achieve the same purpose without creating new paths … Continue reading

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Lacey’s new rifle

Lacey is a singer and a song writer. She’s now also a competitive shooter. Here’s her new rifle, built with some assistance from UM Tactical.

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The Foe that Just Won’t Fall: new on AllOutdoor

Jedburg Targets

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Laserlyte snubbie trainer: new on AllOutdoor

A good way to improve trigger control with a small revolver.

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Purple Pixie Power: new on American Shooting Journal

Amiee Williams

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Restraining order enforcement

“We can’t be simultaneous bodyguards to all of our friends. Even if we could, that would set up an unhealthy dependency on you. Teaching your friends to defend themselves makes them safer and more independent.”

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Another custom rifle by Fighting Sheepdog

Watching Jen make op cans dance at 50 yards standing is always fun. And it’s a lot easier to get correctly posed photos if the model isn’t just pretending competency. Fighting Sheepdog

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Safety rules, now in Italian

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Recommended Sight Upgrades for Kel-Tec SU16   A long gun trainer for the back yard.

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The big and the small

Accuracy International in .338 Lapua Magnum in the hands of a veteran…and Crickett Precision Rifle in .22LR in the hands of the next generation of marksmen.

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Umarex steps up to support Alexis

Last March, Alexis was in a car accident and injured her right shoulder. Later November, she re-injured the collar bone on the same side. That made practice with full weight firearms impossible. Enter Umarex Morph 3x, a very lightweight convertible … Continue reading

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Tatiana Whitlock

An article about her with my photos.

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“Because it’s fun!”

While many learn to shoot for practical reasons, most get into it for fun. But the entry barrier can be high, not just in regulatory and technical aspects, but in the lack of knowledge or confidence to try a potentially … Continue reading

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What’s the Value of Training with Airguns? New on All Outdoor

Pluses and minuses to using CO2 air pistol.

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Classic vs. modern

Keystone 722 Youth, bolt action with iron sights. Keltec SU22E with a Vortex red dot.

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H&K 416 Clone in .22LR: new on AllOutdoor

Walther recreates the HK classic in rimfire.

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