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Failing in the neighborhood of "way out there"

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

Well said, by an epic man who lived only 56 years, yet is immortalized both in history and on Mount Rushmore.  139 more words

Leadership

HOW TO SHOOT A PISTOL – GRIP

Last post we talked about your fire control computer and a good pistol shooting stance. I told you about controlling and respecting your pistol and about a good practical stance that will be modified according to the situation. 830 more words

FIREARMS SAFETY

In the next couple of posts, we will talk about how to shoot a pistol. But, before I begin slinging wit and wisdom down from Mount Gooch, we need to talk about the subject that will save many more lives than taking out a herd of zombies. 1,100 more words

Marksmanship Continues

I have continued to work on the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship program when I go to the range.  I have finally come to the level that has been a challenge to make.  204 more words

Reloading: 1/31/16

Yesterday, I primed:

36 .30-.30 Win
195 .243 Win

using mixed brass, CCI large rifle primers and a Lee hand-priming tool.  Speaking of which, there is a bible verse that reads: 130 more words

Marksmanship

Learn a (seemingly) Useless Skill

“Why do we have to learn this?” can be the most frustrating question a student asks a teacher in a couple scenarios: 1) When a student asks the question out of frustration on a skill they have not mastered quickly, or 2) When, as a teacher, you don’t have a better response than “because it is on the test.” Now, to be fair, I was that student. 1,329 more words

Learning

Tips for Prone Position

I received these tips in a newsletter from Appleseed. I thought I would pass it along. There is good information here.

From an engineering perspective, the prone position uses two rigid triangles to lock the rifle in place: A vertical triangle consists of the sling, upper arm and lower arm, anchored at the elbow.

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