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  • Shooting on the Move like a Boss in Medal of Honor Game

    01/19/2017 10:36:04 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/19/2017 | J Hines
    Enter the "Wobble Zone" Medal of Honor Warfighter is a popular first person shooting game that highlights military spec ops in action. Most of the game is on shooting while on the move, though its only a game. Our audience have asked is shooting on the move the same in the game as in real live? Greg Goodrich developer for the MoH game met up with Larry Vicker to get some real insights to what its really like, so that he can incorporate into the game. Larry had Greg and Dan from the MoH toting a 416 AR with and...
  • From Leading Lady to Grand Master

    01/19/2017 5:50:51 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/19/2017 | C Hodgkins
    With multiple championships across five disciplines, Team Taurus Captain Jessie Duff may be the most versatile competition shooter active today. If you are of a certain age, you’ll recall a time when Jessie Duff was not winning shooting championships. But to the generation of competitors coming of age today, her name is as familiar atop an event leader board as a sponsor’s logo. From her first championship in 2005 to her most recent, the captain of Team Taurus has toted home the victor's hardware nearly 150 times, often with wins in multiple divisions of the same competition. What makes this...
  • Long Range Precision Shooting Discoveries

    01/18/2017 10:34:50 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/18/2017 | J Hines
    In this segment on precision long range shooting conducted by Larry Vicker and spotted by Walt Wilkinson of Gunsite. They will be pushing the range limits on the Lapua 338. Though the video states debunking myths on long range shooting, the results is what is significant. Larry will be using a 338 Lapua/250 grain bullet with Schmidt&Bender scope, Atlas bipod and with a Armament suppressor. A fact that most long range shooter understands when shooting out to beyond 1000 yards the bullet starts to drop like a rainbow. Thats due to (getting a little technical here) the environmental factors of...
  • You'll be Shocked and Amazed at the Speed of this Draw with a Glock

    01/17/2017 8:22:16 AM PST · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/17/2017 | C Raleigh
    If you watched the late Bob Munden when he did his quick draw and shooting from the hip, it was amazing to watch. What's really kind of neat is that this type of shooting is similar to what law enforcement term retention shooting. Retention shooting was taught to the officers when they had to pull the weapon out and fire while in close proximity to a suspect. The history of it goes back to the early 1900's taught by William E Fairbairn the author of several tactical shooting books. Fast forward to modern day, the person in this video blasting...
  • 50 cal BMG Incendiary round and 30 gal Propane Tank

    01/16/2017 8:27:34 AM PST · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/16/2017 | J McAdams
    For you all Pyromaniacs out there This is proof that shooting a 30 pound propane tank with a .50 cal incendiary round makes a huge big fire. We all like to shoot at objects and blow up things. While the results is pretty cool, this video is much more impressive. Heres what happens when you shoot a much larger propane tank with a .50 cal incendiary round. Just as with everything in life, there is always someone eager to see how far you can go with the safety envelope. Whatever you do, don't try this at home! The video is...
  • Bikers for Trump prepared to form 'wall of meat' at Trump inauguration rally

    01/14/2017 12:30:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    United Press International ^ | January 14, 2017 | Daniel Uria
    The leader of a pro-Donald Trump motorcycle group said the bikers are prepared to form a protective "wall" around the president-elect during his inauguration. Chris Cox, a 48-year-old chain-saw artist and leader of Bikers for Trump, said he anticipates a peaceful rally during the ceremony on Jan. 20 but added the group is prepared for potential conflict with protesters. "The bikers are certainly used to being outnumbered and we are prepared to form a wall of meat," Cox told Fox Business. "We're anticipating a celebration here. We don't anticipate any problems. We have a strict code of conduct where we...
  • The Try Guys shoot Guns for the First Time

    01/13/2017 6:26:25 AM PST · by w1n1 · 50 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/13/2017 | J Hines
    If you're not familiar with who these "Try Guys" are, they are four hilarious men who will throw themselves into any scenario, just to try it out. You cant say theyre not open minded, however, when it came to the topic of guns. Well this is what their opinions on guns were before getting a taste of blasting some hot lead downrange, by the way they are our "millennial generation". Guy 1: I don't like guns. at all.Guy 2: I don't have a negative opinion about guns, I do have negative opinions about people.Guy 3: I've been invited to a...
  • Will a Bulletproof mask save your life?

    01/12/2017 8:15:51 AM PST · by w1n1 · 26 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/12/2017 | J Hines
    If you ever find yourself in a shootout situation, having a bulletproof vest is a great start in helping you to survive. But, as many people will be quick to point out, you can still be shot in the head. Luckily, you might be able to solve that problem with a bulletproof mask. Enter Bulkar, but warning this isn't a fashionable thing to wear if you need to stop by the "stop and rob" store to get get some milk. But the positive thing about the mask is that it is a lightweight kevelar level II. Which means its able...
  • Flush and Shoot

    01/12/2017 6:19:03 AM PST · by w1n1 · 2 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 1/12/2017 | C Raleigh
    Watching good dogs work over a first-person pheasant hunt will keep you warm and have you looking for your shotgun. Some of us in the hunting community will cringe at the sight of any pointing breed creeping on a bird when it should be holding the point, and worse, chasing on the flush. Maybe the hardest thing for me was with 40 seconds left watching the dog bring back a downed bird and dropping it at his feet, only to watch it break and flush again. We taught our pointers (with the help of professional trainers) to hold until given...
  • You call this Tactical Training?

    01/11/2017 7:29:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/11/2017 | E Nestor
    You'll die from Laughing when you see Tactical Training meets Martial Arts We come across all forms of tactical training caught on video. Some are very good and it shows the high level of competency. Then, there's other that are just downright dangerously stupid. This video shows one "tactical shooting style" that is not only dangerous but comical. This family is laying down some crazy comical moves in the name of tactical defense shooting. It's hard to follow what they're trying to do like rolling over here, shooting over each others heads and passed one another this is not the...
  • Can a Bat stop a Bullet? Lucille vs 9mm

    01/10/2017 12:28:43 PM PST · by w1n1 · 43 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/10/2017 | D Smith
    In the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, Negan stopped Rosita's bullet with Lucille, his barb wire wrapped bat. Though we dont know how under powered the round loaded by Eugene might have been, it was at least powerful enough to cycle the slide on Rosita's Beretta. Here's a video that explores the reality of a scene from season 7, episode 8, wherein Rosita attempts to kill bad guy Negan by shooting at him with a handloaded 9mm. Could this really happen? Could a baseball bat stop a 9mm round? He takes the shot and the bullet goes clean through...
  • Did you say 23?

    01/10/2017 6:56:49 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/10/2017 | J Males
    Rockin 'n Rollin' with a Shotgun When it comes to rapid shotgun fire, this is just about as good as it gets! Never mind the XRAIL system that this guy is using on his shotgun. Shotgun fans out there will debate over a better system to use, like one of the comments below and that it has no real world application. (umm, fire power is a huge debate) But other than that, just the pure fun and excitement of shooting it on rapid is exhilarating, you can't argue that. This guy puts some mods (XRAIL System) to his shotgun in...
  • 250 Meter shot with a Pistol

    01/09/2017 7:54:15 AM PST · by w1n1 · 23 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/9/2017 | J Hines
    Anyone that follows Rob Leatham, who is known for his pistol shooting prowess knows about his "the Walk Back Challenge" drill. Basically the drill starts at the 50 yard take a shot with your pistol, if you hit the full size steel target. Proceed to the 100 yard, you keep repeating this drill until you've reached a distance where you miss the target. Normally this is around the 200 to 250 yard range. In this demonstration Larry Vicker using a Glock 20 which shoots a 10mm, the power is between a .357 and 41 Magnum. This pistol is ideal not...
  • Keep it Simple--- and Sharp

    01/07/2017 12:25:25 PM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/7/2017 | S Haugen
    Before heading out on a trek, hunters need to ask themselves a simple question: How many knives do I really need? When it comes to hunting knives, what do you really need? The question is straightforward, but the answer can become complicated by thoughts of what you want, rather than what you actually need. Personally, I own dozens of knives. They are great tools, and serve a range of purposes. But when I go afield, I keep it simple. On all the hunts I’ve been fortunate to embark upon around the world, I almost always take only one knife afield....
  • Fast shoot, 3 Bucks in 35 Seconds

    01/07/2017 12:16:30 PM PST · by w1n1 · 30 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 1/8/2017 | N Unger
    While participating in a party hunt, this hunter (John Oens) shoots 1 ten point and 2 eight point bucks in 35 seconds with an Ithaca Deer slayer III with a 20 gauge. The first buck is at the 200 yard range but the Hornady SST slugs does its job. This shooting skill is off the charts, try doing this on yourself. Its difficult tasl to harvest two bucks in one hunt, much less three. The hunter and his uncle are driving the deer which forces them up on their feet and gives the hunters their shots. Though it seems like...
  • .357 Magnum vs 45ACP

    01/06/2017 9:45:11 AM PST · by w1n1 · 79 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/6/2017 | J Hines
    There are always debates on which is the better carry handgun and we get down to the ballistics, which is better?, a .357 Magnum or a 45ACP? Most of us gun enthusiasts have an idea between the two ammo which is the more powerful. But even for the advanced and novice, sometimes its good to see the effects of the ballistics. The following is a penetration comparison of the two ammo and it is the un-scientific approach. Basically shoot at different type of objects and observe the effects. Results It's always a great match up that clearly defines the legendary...
  • On Sweet Return

    01/06/2017 7:50:36 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/6/2017 | Mike Dickerson
    Browning's light and balanced A5 shotgun lets you to shoot the old 'gentleman's gauge' in a technologically updated package. As an aspiring curmudgeon (my wife might suggest that I'm already there), I frown disapprovingly when I hear that someone is remaking a classic. Be it a movie, a song or a firearm, some things are just so iconic that you simply shouldn't mess with them. If you do, you'd better get it right, or you'll catch hell from people whose hearts were captured by the original. Sadly, and all too often, "new and improved" translates into "new and cheapened and...
  • Heres Why Stanley Black & Decker Is Building a New U.S. Plant.(Bringing Craftsman tools back)

    01/05/2017 12:41:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Fortune ^ | January 5, 2017 | Phil Wahba
    Stanley Black & Decker is opening a new $35 million manufacturing plant in the United States to help it rebuild, and perhaps more importantly "re-Americanize," the Craftsman tool brand it just bought from Sears Holdings. While the extra capacity should help get a once-iconic $2 billion a year line back on its feet, the move also potentially offers Stanley Black & Decker another benefit: shielding it from a potential surge in economic nationalism under President-elect Donald Trump. Though Stanley Black & Decker chief executive James Loree did not mention Trump by name in his comments to Wall Street analysts and...
  • How much do you trust your Shooting Buddy?

    01/05/2017 12:12:12 PM PST · by w1n1 · 32 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/5/2017 | J Hines
    We've all have read and heard of elite hostage rescue team practice shooting live rounds at targets next to a real live person sitting or standing there. The rationale is to instill confidence in the skills of these elite marksman and a pony show for the distinguished visitors who are observing. But other than that, would you trust your shooting buddy to stand next to the target while he takes a shot? Would you really stand downrange so he can practice his shot? Well thats exactly what this guy did in the video from Weapons World Facebook. This shooter did...
  • .410/45ACP Homemade Pistol

    01/05/2017 7:04:46 AM PST · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/5/2017 | J Hines
    Make a Bang with this 45 ACP Survival Pistol If you couldn't afford a real pistol could you make one out of ordinary metal pipes? Obviously, yes for many of us preppers are into DIY (do it yourself) and there are lots of instructions that you can find on the internet. The .410/45ACP pistol is a very simple design all required is a barrel fitted for either a .410 shotgun shell or a 45ACP round. The other part is the receiver that houses the plunger with the pin on the inside, this sits on top of the grip. The grip...
  • Robot Targets are on a Range Rage

    01/04/2017 12:23:19 PM PST · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/4/2017 | J Hines
    The Bots actually respond like a live Adversary For the gun enthusiasts that want more out of just shooting at paper targets or moving targets. How about moving robot targets that moves autonomously? Enter Robotic Human-Type Targets from Australia's Marathon Targets, they're basically dummy mannequins on wheels with a computer embedded. The bots can be programmed to various scenario whether the bots is hit or not. The idea is to deploy human-looking dummies that can "look, move, and behave like people," with a degree of networked autonomy. For example, when one bot goes down in a hail of gunfire, the...
  • How the Baker Rifle shaped the way we Fight with our Rifles

    01/03/2017 12:27:14 PM PST · by w1n1 · 40 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/3/2017 | J Hines
    It all started with the Baker Rifle and the British 95th Rifle Regiment The defining moment for rifles in the western world was when Rifleman Thomas Plunkett serving with the British 95th Rifle regiment took a shot with his Baker rifle towards the end of the Battle of Cacabelos in 1809. Rifleman Plunket laid flat on his back in the snow took a shot at the French General Auguste-Marie-Franois Colbert. While he lay on the ground, Plunket inserted his foot into the sling of his Baker .705-caliber rifle to stabilize the weapon, the butt of his rifle flushed into his...
  • Accurate Adaption

    01/03/2017 5:22:49 AM PST · by w1n1
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/3/2017 | Oleg Volk
    SIG Sauer's 9mm pistol feels both new and familiar, and is an impressive addition to the MPX line. The MPX family of pistol-caliber firearms fixes the main flaw of close-bolt blowback designs: excessive bolt weight. Adapting the AR-15 platform to 9×19 Luger with a gas-piston action, SIG engineers cut the overall weight and the reciprocating bolt carrier in particular, making MPX lighter than other 9mm ARs and cutting the recoil intensity at the same time. The resulting weapon is available as a 16-inch carbine, and as submachine gun, short barrel rifle and pistol, all available with 8-inch or 4.5-inch barrels....
  • British STEN Gun

    01/02/2017 6:09:30 AM PST · by w1n1 · 35 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/2/2017 | J Hines
    A Classic Machinegun from WWII This classic piece of weaponry shoots from the open bolt position with the capability of sending rounds down range on semi and fully automatic. If you're not familiar with the STEN gun history, heres the short scoop on it. During WWII, the British needed a submachine gun similar to the U.S. Thompson machine gun, which they were buying from the U.S. But due to the demands because of great hardware loss. The British had to come up with a solution. British Royal Arms factory came up with the STEN gun which was an easy design,...
  • 2016 Compilation of Wild Hog Hunts

    12/30/2016 6:17:45 PM PST · by w1n1 · 43 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 12/30/2016 | S Morstan
    There is nothing like a good ol day in the woods with the gang armed with their favorite long guns, rounding up some hogs and deer. It definitely tests your skills to shoot ethical shots on the run, can help reduce the boar herd and manage deer herds. Bottom line, we enjoy hunting, and this is just one tactic that when it comes together, it can be a fun hunt. We all know that wild boar play havoc on the local ecosystem. Theyre invasive, theyre potentially very dangerous, and they arent exactly good for the landscape. That in mind, heres...
  • The Little 'Do Everything' Revolver

    12/30/2016 5:48:08 PM PST · by w1n1 · 38 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/30/2016 | Rob Reed
    Recently, the Ruger LCRx with a 3-inch barrel transformed the popular lightweight revolver design from a snub-nose carry gun into a handy general-purpose revolver. The innovative LCR design has been a hit with shooters since the original Ruger LCR .38 Special +P was released in 2009. That design was optimized for concealed carry with a five-round cylinder, 1.875-inch barrel and hammerless, double-action-only trigger. Since that time Ruger ( has expanded the line by chambering the gun in new calibers and adding new features. The LCRx model added single-action capability by introducing an exposed hammer to the available options but retained...
  • Camp David a perfect match for Donald Trump after Obama snub

    12/29/2016 5:14:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 29, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    Of all the perks of the presidency that Barack Obama will miss as he leaves the White House, its a good bet that Camp David wont rank high on the list. Compared with his predecessors, President Obama has spent little downtime over the past eight years at the secluded presidential retreat in the mountains overlooking Thurmont, Maryland. In total, Mr. Obama has visited Camp David 39 times, spanning all or parts of 93 days barely 3 percent of his two-term tenure. By contrast, President George W. Bush made 149 visits to Camp David in two terms, covering all or...
  • Rare Sturmgewehr STG44

    12/29/2016 9:45:15 AM PST · by w1n1 · 26 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/29/2016 | J Hines
    Storm Rifle In the world of military small arms, many would argue that the most significant one in the last century is the Sturmgewehr. Though it is not known as the first assault rifle (Federov Rifle) but, it is the first most practical assault rifle used by the Germans during WWII. This baby shoots a 7.9mm and can shoot on semi and full automatic. The Sturmgewehr may be one of the best firearm to shoot on fully automatic (in burst), because it has better control of the muzzle compared to the Grease gun. The magazine holds 30 rounds, but advised...
  • Three for a Buck

    12/28/2016 10:51:53 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 12/28/2016 | S Morstan
    Finding a three-legged mule deer is rare. It's even more uncommon to see an antlered doe. With all the predators in the West, it's extremely uncommon to see a mule deer with a significant handicap. Not only does it make them an easier meal for coyotes, bears, wolves, and cougar, but it makes them more susceptible to malnourishment and weather. Taking that into consideration, you would probably feel pretty lucky to come across such a sight. But, what if you that three-legged mule deer was an antlered doe? You imagine no one would believe you unless you have a video...
  • Miniature Guns that actually shoot

    12/28/2016 6:52:28 AM PST · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/28/2016 | J Hines
    There are some great companies that make guns, but this particular one hailing out of Russia, makes miniature guns that actually shoots. Arsenal Firearms Group creates some really cool scale model miniatures of classic firearms. Everything from a FG43, Suppressed AKM, 1911, Thompson and everything in between. Whats more impressive is that Arsenal Firearms also makes ammo for it as well. When Larry Vicker visited Russia, he had a chance to check out these awesome miniature guns and test fire these things. See the miniature guns in action here.
  • Homemade 12 Gauge Slamfire Guns

    12/27/2016 9:21:37 AM PST · by w1n1 · 39 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/27/2016 | J Hines
    Have you seen these slamfire gun? Basically, you have a barrel that is separate from the receiver, and there is a fixed firing pin at the back end here that sets off the round whenever you push the barrel to the rear. Some survivalist preppers have experimented by building them with steel pipes. This fella from Royal Nonsuch Youtuber have created several variations, including this one that shoots a 12 gauge shotgun shell. One of the downside to a slam fire gun is that its basically a one shot deal. Though there have been mocks that houses a hopper similar...
  • Inglis Hi-Power Pistol

    12/25/2016 1:20:30 PM PST · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/25/2016 | J Hines
    Many gun enthusiasts are familiar with the Browning Hi-Power, but some havent heard too much of the Inglis Hi-Power made by the John Inglis company in Toronto, Canada. Unlike its cousin the Browning, the Inglis magazine capacity is 14 versus 13. The overall weapon performs similar to the Browning Hi-power. Some minor things that are different than other Hi-Power pistols: Magazine release is actually a magazine safety have to pull the magazine out manually.Magazine capacity is 14Lanyard loop WWII eraUnusual large ring hammerFront sight is diamond shapedElevation and Windage is done on Front sightInternal extractorSee the video here.
  • Did I buy the wrong AR15?

    12/23/2016 5:34:02 AM PST · by w1n1 · 78 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/23/2016 | J Hines
    Are you with that crowd that is still sitting on the fence figuring if you're gonna buy an AR? Or, maybe you decided that you wanted to invest in one but not sure of which brand? Or, you did get one but still not sure if you got the right AR15? You can go cheap to high end. Obviously, the good cheap are Ruger, M&P and others. High End would probably be Daniel Defense or Cobalt Kinetics. Or, you can let this guy from Wrangler Star Youtube explain his reasoning for going with a DDM4V7, yeh its a Daniel Defense...
  • Each One, Teach One

    12/22/2016 5:40:44 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/22/2016 | Rob Reed
    There's never been a better time to train new shooters. As a shooter, there will likely be a time when someone asks, "Can you teach me to shoot?" If you aren't used to working with new shooters, you might not know the best way to introduce them to the sport. With that in mind, here are some tips on how to provide newbies with a safe, fun and educational range trip. Once you've scheduled the trip, let the new shooter know what to expect. Discuss how to dress for the range, and why they should avoid low-cut tops and open-toed...
  • Do Silencers make the same sound as in the movies?

    12/21/2016 11:37:04 AM PST · by w1n1 · 55 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/21/2016 | J Hines
    For those that have not the privilege to shoot a suppressed firearm. Some of our readers wanted to know if there is much differences in the actual sound of suppressed versus what you hear in the movies. Mythbusters steps up to the plate to test this out. In this video they lightly touch on-the-how a silencer work to decrease the sound. Eventually, getting into the nitty gritty of testing the sound of unsuppressed vs suppressed. The results are: For the suppressor owners, you already know its a huge differences. When suppressed its safe to say the sound was from "dangerous...
  • This History of Remington

    12/21/2016 7:34:39 AM PST · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/21/2016 | J Hines
    After a great dissatisfaction with the firearms on the market and convinced that he could make better guns, Eliphalet Remington II founded Remington in 1816. His decision had been made that year when his homemade gun was so highly admired at a shooting contest. After forging it himself, he had taken it to a gunsmith in Utica, New York to finish making it into an actual gun. The company actually started that very day with all the admirers placing orders with him to make their guns. Up to that time the available guns on the market were so bad that...
  • Ghost Guns: Illegal Hand Made Colt 1911 Pistols

    12/20/2016 7:41:22 AM PST · by w1n1 · 47 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/20/2016 | S Morstan
    Under World Ghost 1911 Weve all heard of the quasi-mystical Gun runners and illegal gun trade, but if youve ever wondered where those illegal guns could come from, wonder no more. The Philippine city of Danao has a few manufacturers, making copycat Colts and other 1911s with templates and hand tools. Unfinished though they are, they get handed off to finishers that make these guns look like the real deal. They fire, they're dangerous, and they're being imported. At $230 a sale, these illegal guns arent all that expensive, but they are massively illegal. They're even given fake serial numbers...
  • Who saids the 1911A is Inaccurate?

    12/19/2016 9:11:11 AM PST · by w1n1 · 63 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/19/2016 | J Hines
    The GI's of WWII Insisted the 1911's were Inaccurate! There are numerous stories of GIs returning from World War II complaining about the inaccuracy of the 1911A1, and since the 1911 can be one of the most accurate combat handguns why not put this myth to the test. Luckily, great minds think a like Dave Royer and Larry Vicker put together a test to debunk this myth. So they pitted an actual WWII US .45 cal with WWII 45 ACP ammunition against Larry's custom Colt 1911. Doesn't sound fair but let's wait to see the results. Results Though there were...
  • Bucks in a Bloody Fight

    12/18/2016 10:20:16 AM PST · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 12/19/2016 | S Morstan
    As hunters, we live for moments when bucks are active or vocal while in the deer woods. It is not always that hunters witness another buck kill one of its own. This bloody buck fight is a rare sight and hardly occurs much less in front of hunters. This hunter luckily took his video camera into the woods on the right day. One buck encroached on another bucks does, and the older buck left no question about who was boss. See the footage here.
  • Shooting from a Chopper

    12/18/2016 10:02:57 AM PST · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/18/2016 | C Bailey
    Helicopter hunting is a big trend for hogs. But how about blowing up vehicles from one? Helicopter hunting has taken on a lot of popularity in the last decade, especially for hog hunting, where eradication of the feral hog population is deemed necessary by any means possible. Kirsten Joy Weiss, a Pro Shooter isn't into hog hunting, but she is shooting from a helicopter, and it is pretty cool. In preparation for the vehicle shoot, Kirsten practice target shooting at a moving RC car. Then, Weiss takes flight with her rifle and an explosion takes place. After two rounds fired,...
  • (VANITY) Help with Monte Carlo seat!

    12/16/2016 10:44:49 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 34 replies
    me | 12/16/16 | me
    I want to replace the broken driver's seat in our Monte Carlo. Need help - mostly just info.
  • The Myth of Over-Lubrication

    12/16/2016 9:29:08 AM PST · by w1n1 · 66 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/16/2016 | J Hines
    Many school of thoughts talk about over lubricating your firearm is taboo. Many seem to think a weapon with too much lubrication can jam up your weapon, attract too much dirt or sand, etc.. Some of these come from LEO's and military personnel. Larry Vicker and TAC-TV setup a test to debunk this myth. They place an M9 pistol and DDM4 (AR15) in a large plastic container and filled it with regular car oil, the whole canister. All the weapons were soaked and when pulled out of the oil container, its like oil slog every where. Larry goes onto firing...
  • Coyotes has a big Impact on Deer Population

    12/15/2016 11:00:11 AM PST · by w1n1 · 57 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 12/15/2016 | E Nestor
    When coyotes pack up, big game is no match for these killers. Witness this stunning game camera footage of a whole pack of coyotes on the hunt. Seeing fewer deer this season? Well a coyote pack this size or larger just may be devouring your game. A single coyote is a formidable predator. Now, combine multiple coyotes, and their killing power increases to large game with no issues. At least eight coyotes by our count make their way down this trail in search of prey. Now, that is a team of killers with a swagger. See the video here.
  • .410 Shotgun Fire Extinguisher

    12/14/2016 8:56:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/14/2016 | C Buckner
    Right Under your Nose! Keeping a Concealed Weapon handy is almost better than concealing it in your Tactical Walls. If youre the kind of person that likes to have their concealed weapon around your house or office, then you need this .410 shotgun fire extinguisher. Talk about right under your nose, having this shotgun disguised inside a fire extinguisher works great for a different kind real world emergency. Functionality This idea is great but not practical at this point because it only shoots one round and it looks like you would have to unscrew the top to extract the shell....
  • Crackerjack Barrels

    12/14/2016 5:42:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/14/2016 | Mike Nesbitt
    Flintlock Construction Inc. offers quality muzzleloading barrels in a variety of calibers, lengths, twists and tapers. I recently purchased a .52-caliber barrel from Charles Burton of Flintlock Construction Inc. (FCI) in northeast Kentucky, and I'm happy to report that it now has a new rifle wrapped around it and is performing very well. My shooting was done using a .512-inch-diameter round ball wrapped in a .015-inch patch. The bore is tapered – just a mere .003 inch within the 35-inch length – but it is easily felt both when loading a patched round ball and when cleaning the gun. That...
  • Russian Alpha AK

    12/13/2016 10:24:54 AM PST · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/13/2016 | J Hines
    Heres a tricked out AK47 that you don't come across everyday. Have a look at this Russian Alpha AK. Not the real deal but a clone imitation of the ones used by the Russian Counter Terrorist unit. Here's what was used to clone this Alpha AK by Larry Vicker: Arsenal Semiautomatic Bulgarian-made AK. In five-five sixRussian-made Zenit rail Wilson Raptor Light Traumix - extended charging handleKrebs extended safetyTexas Weapon System top coverThrowlever mount with a MicroB and my favorite red dot, AimpointUS Palm Pistol GripSRVV side folder trunnionBrownells Aluma-Hyde paintSee the full footage here.
  • Nosler Chainsaw

    12/12/2016 7:28:22 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/12/2016 | E Nestor
    It's that time of the year to get a Christmas tree, so let's grab the chainsaw, oh I forgot, the chainsaw is just so last year. Using an axe is more like taking us back to the last century. Why not use your favorite semi-automatic rifle that provides superior firepower versus man power. With your favorite semi-automatic weapon with a magazine loaded up with 60 rounds you can use this Nosler Chainsaw. Bullet after bullet shred the trunk until this Christmas Tree is tagged and bagged. Christmas Tree hunting just becomes so much more exciting when firepower is used! See...
  • Plinking Power

    12/11/2016 4:13:07 PM PST · by w1n1 · 29 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/11/2016 | Bob Shell
    Ruger's GP-100 in .22 LR is a large, solidly built stainless-steel revolver. Ruger always seems to be coming out with new products, and many of them are very interesting and desirable. Some are variations of previous successes, such as the popular GP-100 in .22 LR. This gun is part of a family of sturdy-framed double-action revolvers that evolved from Ruger’s early 1970s introduction, the Security Six. As you can imagine, this revolver is very large for its caliber. You'd expect a double-action GP revolver from Ruger to be large and sturdy, and it is. If you are looking for some...
  • Tomi Lahren Should Replace Megyn Kelly In The 9pm Slot At Fox News (Vanity)

    12/09/2016 5:27:32 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    I think it's safe to say most people are growing very tired of Megyn Kelly's weekly drama queen rubbish. Thought I would float this idea that I hope that catches fire. Tomi Lahren's views on line are in the millions. She could probably easily be number one on Fox News if her show is like most of her videos online at the 9pm hour. Tomi is still very young "firecracker" and has a good future if she can grow in my opinion.
  • 1911 in Action

    12/09/2016 12:22:07 PM PST · by w1n1 · 63 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/9/2016 | J Hines
    This is for all you 1911 lovers, yes it is poetry in motion when you view the action while the pistol is being fired. Or as another viewer puts it "the blow by at ignition before the bullet leaves the barrel. The shock wave behind the base of the bullet on exit. And the particles of un-burnt propellant after everything else has cleared the chamber". "Ach sooo ! The bullet has indeed left the barrel before the slide starts to move back. I am also impressed that the gun remains strong enough to withstand repeated firing in spite of all...