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A familiar face in print

Found Alexis in a Gemtech ad on the pages of American Shooting Journal:

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Hush, Daddy!

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Funny wabbit!

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Alexis misses Tryce

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The main reason I like M&P pistols

They fit hands large and small. Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts. His hand is just a little bigger than that of the learner Sophie. Both were able to use the same M&P pistol during the class. Note, the photo below … Continue reading

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ASJ Cover Article: The Mighty Mite

All about Alexis.

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Long-range magic wand

Half-MOA killing curse.

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Serious kid

Alexis

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Pass it on!

It’s good to be a competitive shooter, like Dani Bryan-Nickens for Team CZ Forum. It’s even better to also pass on the skills and the mindset to the next generation. That Volquartsen Scorpion is worth a lot more in competent … Continue reading

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7.62x54R proved a bit much for the eight year old girl

A little while ago, Alexis tried SVD sniper rifle, found the recoil excessive. The slanted stock shape contributed to the problem. 6.5 Grendel, a mild cartridge with high ballistic coefficient bullets, may be the reasonable solution for her long-range use. … Continue reading

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Trijicon MRO in use

Smith & Wesson MP15-22 with cut down Plinker Tactical magazines (35 rounds down to 20, for shooting prone). The sight is Trijicon MRO provided to Alexis by the maker. I was quite impressed with it — the controls are simple … Continue reading

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Feeding the Savage Rascal

Savage Rascal is one of my favorite little rifles. It’s accurate enough with iron sights, but really shines with a scope. Two things make it better. 1)Rings of appropriately low height. 2)Some way to carry spare ammunition.   And, of … Continue reading

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Raising kids today to become independent humans of tomorrow

Alexis Nicole practices her pistol stance with papa. By the time she grows up, she will have one more skill that adds up with the others to an independent personhood.

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A rifle so light, an 8 year old can run it.

And the same 8 year old was able to handle it unsupported as well.  I.C.E.-designed AIR15 was quite a bit handier than her own M&P15-22.

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Why have a light rifle?

To carry the balance of the weight in ammunition, of course! Volquartsen Ultralite .22 action in Blackhawk Axiom stock. The sight is a C-More attached sideways in a custom mount. Black Dog Machine drum with 50 rounds. And a Ruger 22/45 Lite … Continue reading

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Three pounder in a field position

  Just the solution for a small junior shooter: Volquartsen Ultralite .22 action in Blackhawk Axiom stock. Three pound rifle with a tele-stock. The sight is a C-More attached sideways in a custom mount.

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Rapid fire with shotgun

Cheyenne Dalton is 14. How fast can she ran the updated Auto 5 shotgun and still hit clays? Pretty fast, I think. Good thing Crazy Quail launcher kept up… …and we brought plenty of ammunition.  

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Have you shared your knowledge lately?

Modern armies have 30 or so support staff for every fighter at the tip of the spear. The ratio of support to active fighters in the war to secure individual liberty is even more skewed. For every Alan Gura, thousands … Continue reading

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Another killer ape!

A very precocious child.  

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Recoil is relative.

Dan Coonan is very fond of saying that shooting his gun is an experience. It does have more muzzle flash and recoil and muzzle rise than a typical wonder-9. Actress Morrigan Sanders, age 16, doesn’t usually shoot Coonans. But not because … Continue reading

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