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Air Rifle Practice and Backpack Clean-Up

I cleaned up my backpack, which has sat in one corner of the room for a long time. It had stuff spilled on it, and it was quite a mess.   58 more words


Air Rifle Practice: 2/13/17

I was able to attend Air Rifle Practice this evening.  I was not feeling well today, given my messed up eating schedule.  The Anschutz precision air rifle I was using was pearls before swine.   50 more words


The Three Favours...

“Distance favours marksmanship, chaos favours training, and complexity favours education.”



January. The Changing Seasons Challenge. (2017)

January’s highlight was photographing my first competitive shooting event. It was the U.S. Army’s Junior Air Rifle National Championship hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit. 254 more words


The Culture of Military Innovation

Ford, Matthew. Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and The Culture of Military Innovation. London: C Hurst & Co Publishers, 2017. 256 pp.

The sheer complexity of modern military equipment has made it very difficult for the average person to understand the nuances of its design. 1,256 more words

Book Review

Air Rifle Practice

I went to air rifle practice this evening, though I did not shoot as well as I would have liked.  I did not bother to set up a spotting scope, so I assumed I was doing well just because I was in the black on the targets.   22 more words


Why I Love The Zhayedan: An ode to marksmanship

This article focuses on Haqqislam’s Zhayedan. An elite light infantry with very specialised skills that has become a mainstay in my lists recently. I feel the Zhayedan is exceedingly underused, which baffles me because it has some unique and potent selling points. 3,089 more words