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  • Can you Ricochet a Ricochet?

    02/25/2017 9:31:58 AM PST · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/25/2017 | C Buckner
    When we think ricochet, we usually think danger. But can a ricochet be directed and actually used as a bullet? When we are planning our hunting lanes or setting up our targets for a little range practice, we often think of a ricochet as one of the things on our safety list. In some circle of tactical shooting, shooting down the hallway, you can actually ricochet a shot from the side walls. What we don't often do is think about using the ricochet to actually hit our target. And to be honest unless you are planning some trick shots you...
  • Super Drone with Machine Gun

    02/24/2017 6:53:53 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/24/2017 | J Hines
    Audrius Lotuzas of FPS Russia demonstrate this super drone and its capabilities. This Quad Rotor drone is decked out with camera and a submachine gun with 100 rounds of ammo. The type of weapon and ammo is not mentioned. The drone can speed up to 30 mph and climb up to a quarter of a mile in altitude. It is controlled by a program that you use on a tablet. Audrius goes on to demonstrate the firepower on multiple mannequins with tannernite attached and in another setup the drone shoots a gasoline can with mannequins sitting around. Though most of...
  • Holy Shrapnel! Man almost loses his head after blowing up a Truck

    02/23/2017 6:27:33 AM PST · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/23/2017 | J Hines
    Having fun with tannernite, trucks and guns, but this guy took this fun into another level of excitement for the sake of disregarding safety. Be warned, do not try this at home. This fella Audrius Litva from Facebook video taped himself shooting at a truck with tannernite. Looked very cool, but he was very lucky not to get hit with a piece of shrapnel that flew by. Shooting explosives and tannerite is a great way to pass time with some friends, but be sure you run through all safety precautions before pulling the trigger. Always shoot at a generously safe...
  • The World's most Powerful Pistol '1847 Walker Revolver'

    02/22/2017 6:18:26 AM PST · by w1n1 · 34 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/22/2017 | E Nestor
    The iconic Colt 1847 Walker Revolver was the game changer of the old west. Ian from Forgotten Weapons takes a look at an authentic Colt 1847 Walker Revolver, perhaps best known today as Clint Eastwoods weapon in The Outlaw Josey Wales. Did you know that this massive cap-and-ball revolver was the most powerful revolver until the modern .357 Magnum cartridge was invented? That truth is certainly quite impressive. At the time, the Colt 1847 Walker Revolver would have been unlike anything ever experienced before. The massive .44 caliber revolver was meant for taking out mounted opponents on horseback, or the...
  • It's not a Sig, but it Works

    02/21/2017 9:29:57 AM PST · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/21/2017 | D Smith
    In the event of a societal breakdown this is a simple DIY gun you can build yourself from pieces found or purchased at a hardware store. If you can imagine a national emergency, societal breakdown, military law, national confiscation or natural disaster when firearm access has been prevented or denied, you can also imagine having to build guns on your own. Well, heres a SHTF weapon that you can make from hardware store items. And if nothing else, it's a practical and fun hack in upping your McGyver skill, and improving your SHTF know-how. By the way, please, ignore the...
  • Do you really need a Laser/Flashlight on Pistols for Home Defense?

    02/21/2017 5:27:01 AM PST · by w1n1 · 65 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/21/2017 | J Hines
    Having a laser and flashlight on your pistol may be the thing to have and it does look highly cool. Black Scout Survival is a collaboration of all things tactical and survival, goes over the practicality of mounting a laser or combined laser-flashlight on your pistol for home defense. So basically what it comes down to is for EDC (Every Day Carry) is not a practical thing, for a home defense it may be an invaluable tool to have. Before spending time getting a laser, be sure to work on your basic marksman shooting with iron sights. Slapping a laser...
  • Suppressed Glocks Dual Silencerco Osprey

    02/20/2017 7:01:26 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/20/2017 | J Hines
    If you're into Glocks and suppressors, especially Silencerco Osprey you cant miss this one. This Glock lover is sporting dual handguns, in the left hand is a Glock17 (9mm) and a Gen4 FDE Glock21 45ACP in the right hand. Watch as he unloads both with high capacity magazines in dual quiet gangster fashion. Its amazing to see and hear the majority of gun noise are coming from others blasting away. See the footage here.
  • Sniping The Mythical Head Shot and why is So Deadly

    02/18/2017 10:28:39 AM PST · by w1n1 · 30 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/18/2017 | J Hines
    Anyone that has trained as a marksman in the military or law enforcement will remember that to quickly neutralize a bad guy. Was to aim your weapon at their facial area inside the T area. Firing any caliber in the T area of the face will pretty much shut you down. This T section wasnt just taught to only snipers but to operatives and street cops, using your assault rifle and handguns. Drills were devised called double tap to the T box to quickly stop the threat. One drawback from this type of implementation is that it is an extremely...
  • Roasting pigs

    02/17/2017 7:21:38 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 18 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 2/17/17 | BahamutNS
    Short video that speaks for itself. Video Here
  • Alumide Shotgun Slug "the Needle"

    02/17/2017 7:12:18 AM PST · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/17/2017 | J Hines
    For the shotgun user, we all like to try out different types of slugs, maybe you've come across the "needle". The needle slug is a 3D printed Alumide shotgun projectile. Alumide is a mixture of nylon and aluminum powder. It makes a pretty strong structure, the load was only 4 grams so its a light load. This was based on a "pen shank" created by Michael Yeh. Greg from TAOFLEDERMAUS Youtuber gets a chance to shoot this needle at a clump of clay and jelly down range. Check out the results below. You can see the needle footage here.
  • 13 pounds of horse genitals concealed in woman's luggage

    02/17/2017 4:59:43 AM PST · by tekrat · 40 replies
    ABC 2 - Baltimore ^ | 2/16/2017 | Jeff Herman
    Customs agents have seen all sorts of things come through travelers' baggage. And what they seized from two women at Washington Dulles International Airport last month may take the cake. On January 29, two women arrived from Mongolia. Customs and Border Protection officers sent them for a routine agriculture examination. What was found inside might turn your stomach. The women had a combined 42 pounds of horsemeat concealed inside juice boxes. That includes 13 pounds of horse genitals that one of the women claimed were for medicinal purposes.
  • Hawking The Hawken

    02/17/2017 5:09:58 AM PST · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/17/2017 | Mike Nesbitt
    When Jacob Hawken first began making his "mountain" rifles, he incorporated features into each gun that were well thought of based on his experience. Hawken wanted his rifles to be the very best available and, therefore, desired by the most people. His strategy worked, because these days, they are the rifles we remember the most from the early to mid-1800s. Dan Phariss, a highly regarded gunsmith and black powder historian, may have said it best: “The Hawken, the fully evolved mountain rifle, be it full or half-stock, was the final evolution of the American muzzleloading hunting rifle.” In my opinion,...
  • Is it the weight or the velocity that makes it quieter?

    02/16/2017 8:49:12 AM PST · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/16/2017 | J Hines
    James Yeager of Tactical Response demonstrates how different projectile weights affect overall sound suppression, and he uses a YHM Phantom. Maybe suppressor owners already know this or not, its worth looking at how the higher grains affect the sound. The higher the grain the quieter it got, simply due to the velocity not the weight. Very interesting video! Check out the footage here.
  • Gen3 Glock20SF Goes Wrong while Testing against Level IIIA Plate

    02/16/2017 5:50:39 AM PST · by w1n1 · 34 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/16/2017 | Jeremy S
    Jeremy S Youtuber was out testing his Gen3 Glock20SF 10mm using the Underwood Ammo Xtreme Penetrator round against a Level IIIA plate used in a bullet proof vest, to see if the round would go through. Heres what happened: After squeezing the trigger BLAM! The shot was loud and debris peppered his face. There was a stinging feeling in his shooting hand. Once it registered in his brain what had happened he looked at the pistol. Sees the right side of his Gen3 Glock20SF frame had blown out, mag release missing. Obviously, there were some flowery words that followed after...
  • One Shot Takes out a Grain Silo

    02/15/2017 6:40:20 AM PST · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/15/2017 | J Hines
    What does 120 pounds of Tannerite do to a grain silo? See the explosive outcome in this video from Larry Enright, as Tannerite takes out a grain silo way out at 520 yards away. This old grain silo packed with 120 pounds of Tannerite explosives goes out with a mighty boom. One skilled rifle shot sets off the Tannerite and pieces fill the air. The best part of the video is the chuckling camera man. He thoroughly enjoyed the show with the best quote ever: "where there was something there is no more." See the kaboom footage here.
  • One Shot Solution

    02/15/2017 5:26:36 AM PST · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/15/2017 | Phil Massaro
    The Norma Oryx is designed to provide a perfect blend of expansion and penetration, and is available in calibers both popular and rare. Three does jogged across the little valley below me, pausing only to look over their shoulders. It wasn't long – a matter of seconds – before I heard the telltale grunting. He wasn't the biggest buck I'd ever seen, but he had eight points and a big body, and at that stage of the season he was a shooter. Head down, searching side to side, neck swollen, he cruised along giving the does' scent the utmost attention....
  • Is Keanu Reeves Really a Badass at Shooting?

    02/14/2017 7:34:03 AM PST · by w1n1 · 26 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/14/2017 | J Hines
    Watching gunfights in the movies is very entertaining and fun. Though we know Hollywood is fame for its theatrics and cool gunfight choreographs. There is one actor that does a great job of keeping it real with precision and speed. For the upcoming movie of John Wick: Chapter 2, actor Keanu Reeves beefed up his training from Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Training. Keanu puts in some trigger time in a fast pace fashion. He dedicated himself to three times a week of practical gunfighting shooting similar to what you see in 3 Gun Nation. Perfection at its finest, for...
  • Goin Slow

    02/14/2017 5:01:54 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/14/2017 | M Nesbitt
    If you are starting out with black powder cartridge shooting, the .45-70 is a great place to begin.Most of what we've heard or read about black powder cartridge shooting seems to focus on long-range action. Those stories either include long-range target shooting, especially in "Quigley style" competition, or hunting, such as the tales of the buffalo hunters. While those tales of longrange heroics are often very true, with credits positively earned, black powder cartridges are right at home with shorter range shooting too. Some folks might consider this to be "goin' slow," but it really is the best place to...
  • Where The Actions Are

    02/13/2017 7:23:43 AM PST · by w1n1
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/13/2017 | Bighorn Arms
    Bighorn Arms has already made a name for itself with two top precision rifle actions for the Remington 700 footprint, but the best may be yet to come.Bighorn Arms likes to keep things simple. When your goal is to design and manufacture the most important component of the most popular rifle action in the world, it makes sense to do it right the first time before you move on to other product offerings. Up until now, largely because of that singular focus, Bighorn has offered just two rifle actions; the SR2 – for the serious hunting enthusiast – and the...
  • Tracer Round vs. 5 Gallon Propane Tank

    02/13/2017 4:37:57 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/13/2017 | J McAdams
    If you've ever wondered what shooting a propane tank at night it looks like, you came to the right place. That explosion really lit up the desert! If shooting a 1-pound propane canister with a compound bow is impressive, shooting a 30 pound propane tank with a .50cal incendiary round during the day is awesome, and shooting a similar-sized propane tank at night must be out-of-this-world cool. Please don't try this at home! Leave that sort of stuff to guys like Uncle Rob. Watch the video to see just how impressive the resulting spectacle was.
  • Rifle Used to Shoot World Record Whitetail: Knight Disc Extreme?

    02/12/2017 4:20:05 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    There have been many stories written about the likely new world record non-typical whitetail taken by Stephen Tucker in Tennessee. It has been written about in The Tennessean, The New York Times, North American Whitetail, CNN, Fox News and Field and Stream. Field and Stream is the only place I found a photograph of Stephen with his rifle. The rifle part of the picture was rotated and cropped. You see it above. None of the articles I have read identify the rifle. Shooters are naturally curious about what hardware was used to take a world record trophy. I believe...
  • The Winchester Model 1897: So good, even the Germans wanted it NERFed

    02/10/2017 8:13:09 AM PST · by w1n1 · 28 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/10/2017 | S Morstan
    Allegedly, according to the wikipedia page, the Winchester Model 1897 was a favorite in the American Military. So much so that the Germans in World War 1 called for it to be banned due to it causing Undue suffering. Even cooler than that, however, was its (alleged) preferred use: Shooting hand grenades! While in the trenches, they would keep a few soldiers skilled in Trap shooting, armed with these shotguns. When a hand grenade was tossed their way, the trap shooters were tasked with shooting them away from the trench while they were in the air. P-TING! I wonder, which...
  • Sako M92S based on the AK

    02/09/2017 7:26:22 AM PST · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/9/2017 | J Hines
    Larry Vickers gets a chance to take this ultra-rare Sako M92S Rifle down range, which was based on the Soviet AK and Valmet Rifles. The semi-automatic only Sako M92S rifle fires the 7.62x39mm cartridge. This model has a folding stock, a grenade launcher adapter and gas cut off switch. With many other add-ons, this rifle with a milled receiver is quite the shooter. The magazine release is very slick. According to Larry, the shooting feels soft and thinking that the Fins did not overload the gas like the AK-47, most AKs are overloaded with gas. This sweet-shooting Finnish rifle is...
  • Simunitions and MMA

    02/08/2017 9:40:42 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/8/2017 | J Hines
    A shootout game that utilizes real guns with simunitions. Imagine a new sport where gun fighting slams into mixed martial arts. Fighters and opponents shoot at each other with real guns, and when all the ammo is gone, there can be some mano-mano in your face fighting. In the early years of simunitions development, the military and law enforcements were the only group to enjoy this form of training, until now. You can use your favorite version in Glocks or Sigs 9mm pistols to shoot it out against your friend. Just like paintball, simunitions comes in red and blue. Getting...
  • The Full Monte

    02/08/2017 5:22:55 AM PST · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/8/2017 | B Fitzpatrick
    Benelli's Montefeltro has made the journey from European novelty to the world's most respected repeating upland shotgun.In 1911, as John Browning was finalizing his semiautomatic pistol stateside, Teresa Benelli was helping her six sons invest in a small automotive repair shop in Urbino, Italy. The brothers did well with their business and eventually began building motorcycles, selling their bikes in the U.S. through Montgomery Ward catalogs. By 1967, the brand had earned enough capital to allow Giovanni Benelli to design and market semiautomatic shotguns, a byproduct of his love of hunting. Little did he know that the gun that bore...
  • Winchester Proto-M14 Rifle

    02/07/2017 11:26:27 AM PST · by w1n1 · 47 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/7/2017 | J Hines
    In the aftermath of World War II, the United States spent 12 years looking for a successor to the M1 Garand rifle. The new standard infantry arm was expected to be select-fire, lightweight, accurate, controllable, and fire a heavy .30-caliber projectile. It would replace not just the M1, but also the BAR and perhaps the M1 Carbine as well a true universal weapon. Of course, these requirements were complete fantasy, unachievable in the real world but that did not prevent Remington, Springfield Arsenal, and Winchester from trying to meet them. Winchester produced a proto M14 with select fire...
  • Jerry Miculek Destroys Stage 8 3GN Southeastern Regional 2017

    02/07/2017 6:26:42 AM PST · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/7/2017 | J Hines
    Here's Jerry Miculek destroying Stage 8 at 3GN Southeastern Regional 2017 in Frostproof, FL. He kills it with a 56.53 time, thats under a minute running to different stations with multiple targets varying from 5 to 20 yards out with shotgun, AR and pistol. See the action here from 3GN.
  • Will an Apple Macbook Pro Stop A Bullet?

    02/07/2017 5:45:53 AM PST · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/7/2017 | E Nestor
    Have you ever wondered if your Apple Macbook Pro stop a .22 bullet? How about a 9mm? Well 22 Plinkster Youtuber was curious, so he put this technology to the lead test. If you didn't know the construction of an Apple Macbook Pro its pretty impressive. For the test a Smith & Wesson.22 long rifle caliber and 9mm is used against the laptop from approximately 7 yards away. Results As speculated the Mac Book Pro stopped the .22 cal round, no penetration at all. The big surprise came from the 9mm being the higher velocity bullet, still did not penetrate...
  • This Mule deer Buck looks ready to play ball

    02/06/2017 12:19:37 PM PST · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 2/6/2017 | C Cocoles
    Football season is over, but this buck is ready to tryout for next year season. The way this buck struts around the gridiron, he sure looks ready to go into Beast mode. I don't know how well he could carry the football, but I bet he would be the fastest one on the field! This footage was recorded at a Manitou Springs High School football game and published by KOAA 5 in Colorado Springs. Typically, bucks dont start doing stupid things like this until the rut. Most Colorado mule deer rut in November when they really behave like chickens missing...
  • Fitting a Shotgun - a Lost Art

    02/06/2017 11:12:30 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/6/2017 | E Nestor
    The once-special fitting process is documented in this great old 1956 video. Most of us when buying a shotgun these days, would just shoulder one at the gun counter and decide if we like it. This incorrect way of buying a shotgun has cost us many missed shots and the feeling of buyers remorse after the fact. The correct way (the lost art of custom fitting) is to have a master shotgun fit the shooter with a special adjustable stocked shotgun. With his trained eye this gunsmith would measure what the fit should be. This method provided a quick way...
  • Patriotic Pistol

    02/06/2017 8:27:05 AM PST · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/6/2017 | B Fitzpatrick
    Bill Ruger would have turned 100 years old in 2016, and even though he is gone I believe that he would have been quite impressed with the innovative firearm designs that continue to appear on pages of his namesake company's annual catalog. Unlike Colt, Smith & Wesson, Remington and Winchester, which were all operating in the 1800s, the Ruger brand is relatively new. But in just over 60 years, Ruger guns have earned a spot near the top of all American gun manufacturers. In firearms manufacturing terms that’s a meteoric rise, and it doesn't seem to be slowing. The American...
  • Subguns Are Fun Guns

    02/05/2017 2:32:53 PM PST · by w1n1 · 10 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/5/2017 | R Reed
    The author sets the learning curve to full auto at his very first submachine gun competition. It's the first stage of my first match and I’m nervous. The range officer asks, "Shooter ready?" and I nod, almost reluctantly. The buzzer sounds and I raise my Uzi submachine gun, sight in on a plate rack downrange, and trigger a burst. The staccato bark of my gun marks the start of my first-ever subgun competition. I was at the Michigan subgun match because I wanted to do something with my registered fullauto Uzi more interesting than "busting dirt" at the local gravel...
  • It's got a little Kick...

    02/03/2017 5:18:14 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am shooting Journal ^ | 2/3/2017 | S Morstan
    Little man rips this and all he has left to say is "I dont know which is bigger, OO Buck or #2." Yeh, just a little kick and most kids his would end up on the ground, this boy leans back only to look at dad like, "Whoa, baby, that had some mustard on it!" This little tyke has some shooting chops on him with this rifle, a compact shooter with a gun probably taller than he is. He appears to hit his mark in the video, and probably gains a bruised shoulder in the process which he appears to...
  • AR15 Bump Firing

    02/02/2017 7:30:01 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/2/2017 | J Hines
    There are some asking what is bump firing on an AR15. So heres the quick and dirty sort of lengthy explanation on Wiki: Bump firing is the act of using the recoil of a semi-automatic firearm to fire shots in rapid succession, which simulates the feeling of a fully automatic firearm. This process involves bracing the rifle with the non-trigger hand, releasing the grip on the firing hand (leaving the trigger finger in its normal position in front of the trigger), pushing the rifle forward in order to apply pressure on the trigger from the finger, and keeping the trigger...
  • Here's a way to get Applauses or get Banned at the Gun Range

    02/01/2017 11:01:49 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/1/2017 | C Bailey
    We all love explosives, big bangs and shrapnel. So before you try this at your local range, please ask for permission or else you may get banned, youve been warned. This gal from leaspeed6 Youtube took shooting to the next level by demolishing the wooden target holders and pretty much leaves nothing behind. She is sporting a suppressed Glock17 using factory 147 grain subsonics, the results is very cool. While cool, it is a sure fire way to get the boot from a range. We know its tempting, but just hold off from disintegrating your local ranges targets. But if...
  • Primer on Shotgun Chokes and Pattern

    02/01/2017 8:29:24 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/1/2017 | D Smith
    Here's a primer on shotgun chokes, Good stuff for the beginner or if it's been a while. Janis Putelis from the MeatEater crew presents a couple of short videos here, where he talks about the various shotgun chokes and patterning your scattergun. For the newbie, a shotgun choke purpose is to shape the spread of the shot in order to gain better range and accuracy. Chokes are implemented as either screw-in chokes, selected for particular applications, or as fixed, permanent chokes, integral to the shotgun barrel. See the rest of the shotgun article and video here.
  • Need Help from FReeper Pilots and Aviators

    02/01/2017 5:00:46 AM PST · by Springfield Reformer · 41 replies
    Recode ^ | Aug 5 2016 | Dan Frommer
    OK, this is a call to all FReepers with any experience flying moderate to big planes. I'm writing a sci-fi romance thriller and I have a scene for which I need your expert input. The basic idea is I have someone trying to sneak into Italy on an Amazon Prime Air jet. The article at the link shows the picture. The one pictured is a Boeing 767 modified for freight. So here's the problem. I have a special agent/scientist trying to do a rogue covert insertion, but his partner turns out to be working for the bad guy, unwillingly. So...
  • At PAX South, gamers gather to protest Trump

    01/31/2017 1:21:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Ars Technica ^ | January 31, 2017 | Kyle Orland
    It was Saturday night, and Trin Garritano was on vacation at PAX South, an annual San Antonio gathering where thousands had come together to celebrate everything associated with games and the wild and wonderful culture surrounding them. She should have been happy and relaxed, but she wasn't. "I was just sitting in my hotel room with my friend Maya, getting angrier and angrier watching the news," she said. The news, of course, was focused on President Trump, and especially on his recent executive order to largely bar people from seven muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Garritano, who described...
  • 6.5 Creedmoor

    01/31/2017 7:47:11 AM PST · by w1n1 · 36 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/31/2017 | J Hines
    Cartridge manufacturer, Hornady introduced the mission-specific 6.5mm, Creedmoor center-fire rifle cartridge in 2008. Since that time, the cartridge has become a hot commodity in the shooting range and the hunting arena. The cartridge was originally designed for competitive shooting, before hunters took notice. The hunters were drawn to the cartridge because hunting specific loads did not exist and also due to its superbly accurate performance in shooting competitions. The other factor is the affordable rates of rifles in the market. Historically, the hitherto expensive long range, custom retargeting rifles took a price dive when Rugers released the $1,400 to $1,600...
  • Glock vs Jeep Suv

    01/30/2017 12:09:08 PM PST · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/30/2017 | E Sarkissian
    This GLOCK vs Jeep video is going to show how well even handgun rounds can do against an unarmored vehicle with the use of multi-calibers in this live fire demonstration. In this GLOCK vs. Jeep Suv scenario, this shooter takes a few pistols and fires multiple rounds with 9mm, 40 and 45 caliber through the hatch back to see how far the ammo will penetrate. The results will likely surprise you. Glock 43 9mm Full Metal Jacket round went all the way to and through the front seat.Glock 23 40 cal Full Metal jacket- round went...
  • Gun Myth: Cutting the Hangman's Rope with a Bullet

    01/27/2017 6:49:02 AM PST · by w1n1 · 36 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/27/2017 | J Hines
    Remember watching the old western movies that has the good guy cutting a rope with a gun, resulting in saving an innocent bystander and the day? Can the good guys really do that? Well, Jerry Miculek Youtuber set out for this task to see if its a myth or facts. In the video Jerry talks about using the pistol, rifle and the rope to mimic the time frame from these western movies, heres what he used: -Used Sisal 3/4 inch rope as this was the norm back in the old western days. -This rope is placed on a manniquin with...
  • What happens when you have a 50 Cal and a Taxi?

    01/26/2017 12:05:07 PM PST · by w1n1 · 26 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/26/2017 | J Hines
    and Binary Xplosives = Kaboom! Any day where you get to blow up a car is a GREAT day for us that likes to see things go KaBoom! Of course what is the best way to make things go kaboom? Sure you can do it the traditional ways that a demolition expert would do it, but the easier and funner way is shown next. Just shoot at it with a gun like Demolition Ranch Youtuber here, recently they got some range time down in Las Vegas. Heres what they did to setup their molotov cocktail. D Ranch hooked up 50...
  • A Serious Bullmaster Semi-auto Air Rifle

    01/26/2017 7:37:29 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/26/2017 | E Nestor
    Do you love Air Rifles?Mbr/> But hate only having one shot at your disposal?, youd have to pump your air gun up again for another shot. Well, this air rifle is actually a fast-shooting semi-automatic. Twang N Bang Youtuber shows us all about the BullMaster Semi-Auto Air Rifle. The BullMaster is Hatsan USA's venture into semi-auto PCP air guns, and will be available in the .177 and .22 calibers. It features a 500cc volume air bottle mounted to the forearm beneath the fully shrouded, precision rifled and choked barrel. The modern air rifle is both powerful and superbly accurate. Again,...
  • Don't Blink, Jerry Miculek Broke another Shooting Record

    01/25/2017 9:12:40 AM PST · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/25/2017 | j
    History was made this week as Jerry Miculek set a new world record at SHOT Show 2017 by shooting the SLT drill in an amazing 1.59 seconds. During the Spread The Love (STL) drill, the shooter has to shoot 10 shots; first four to the chest and two to the head of the center target, followed by two to the chest on the right target and then the left target. Take a look at the record-breaking shoot here.
  • Glock Wannabes, Customize and Cool Facts

    01/25/2017 7:10:46 AM PST · by w1n1 · 59 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/25/2017 | J Hines
    Glocks are very popular handguns and top quality used by law enforcements, competitive shooters and all gun enthusiasts. Thanks to Gaston Glock for introducing this fine piece of firearm to our law enforcement agencies back in the 80's. The Glock pistol was designed to be simple and capability was superior to the Smith & Wesson .38 cal revolvers that our LE's were carrying back in the day. The civilian market quickly picked up on this and spread like wild fire. With its simple blue print maybe, its why many manufacturers created their own version of this highly acclaimed "striker-fired" pistol....
  • Russian AK-107

    01/24/2017 8:37:19 AM PST · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/24/2017 | J Hines
    Considered one of the most popular counterbalance assault rifle ever developed, is also one of the most well sought after. So basically it means for those that want to shoot a fully automatic rifle with control recoil and accuracy, this is it.AK-107 Info Gas operated with a rotating bolt5.45 roundsMuzzle break up frontBolt carrier comes to the rear a gas piston with a reciprocating rod goes forward. Hooked together by two gears or a cog, this is what stops the recoil. For those that still want to know why the AK-107 has less recoil, here's another explanation when compared to...
  • Semi-auto vs Bolt action Rifles

    01/23/2017 8:41:02 AM PST · by w1n1 · 31 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/23/2017 | J Hines
    A Great 308 Shoot Off We can compare bolt action rifle and semi-auto by specs, but it doesn't tell the full story of which rifle to fare with. An alternative approach is to setup a course of fire that simulates an environment where you would have to utilize the skills necessary in long range precision shooting. That is calculating windage, elevation, etc, with targets at various ranges and timed. Before going on, you're probably thinking what does this have to do for the folks into hunting. This all depends on what you're hunting and the prize that you're going after....
  • 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...