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How to Win the Fight: Thunder Ranch Fundamentals

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves brings you more Thunder Ranch and Clint Smith gun genius in this entry of the “How to Win the Fight” series (check the end card for the full playlist). If you want to know what it takes to win, you’ve gotta work on your fundamentals. Clint Smith discusses […] Read More … The post How to Win the Fight: Thunder Ranch Fundamentals appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Fundamentals, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, James Reeves, Clint Smith, How to win the fight


M.A.C.S Rifles – SNES Laser M16s

Two years ago I posted about the Multi-purpose Arcade Combat Simulator (M.A.C.S). It was a basic rifle marksmanship training system that was based on a Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) gaming console. Hook it up to a TV, plug in the M.A.C.S. cartridge and plug in what looks like an M16 into the SNES console. […] Read More … The post M.A.C.S Rifles – SNES Laser M16s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Training, Lasers, SNES, Other Gear & Gadgets, M16, Rubber Duck, M.A.C.S


‘Decoding Firearms’ Educates on REAL ‘Gun Safety’

‘Decoding Firearms' Educates on REAL ‘Gun Safety’ U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun and ammunition sales soar as defund-the-police movement grows,” CNN Business reported Wednesday. “More than 6.5 million gun-sale background checks were conducted from January 1 through April 30, according to the latest NSSF research, which showed a 48% year-over-year rise from the same period in 2019,” the report elaborates. “Firearms retailers … estimated that 40% of their sales came from first-time gun buyers.”...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Guns, Safety, Congress, California, Women, Training, Book Review, Resistance, Jeff Bezos, District Of Columbia, Nra, National Rifle Association, Eleanor Holmes Norton, David Codrea


Adaptive Defensive Shooting Seeks to Include Shooters with Disabilities

The shooting sports are a wonderful way to bring people together. The camaraderie, the learning experiences, and the competitive aspects can forge great friendships over common interests and experiences. Moreover, defensive firearms use can be important for all kinds of people. The folks over at the second annual Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit, led by US […] Read More … The post Adaptive Defensive Shooting Seeks to Include Shooters with Disabilities appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Training, Daily News, SIG SAUER Academy, Trevor Baucom, Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit, Adaptive Shooting


TFB Review: Sordin Supreme Basic Hearing Protection After NINE (9) Years

Everybody remembers their first car, first house, first gun, and many other “first” things. I also happen to remember my first set of electronic hearing protection – Sordin Supreme Basic that I bought nine years ago, in May of 2011, and there are two reasons for that. Reason number one – it was the first […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Sordin Supreme Basic Hearing Protection After NINE (9) Years appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Training, Hearing Loss, MSA, Other Gear & Gadgets, Electronic Hearing Protection, Best Gear, TFB Review, MSA Sordin, Sordin Supreme Basic, Sordin Supreme Basic Hearing Protection After NINE


Rifle Sling Positions: Low Ready, Retention and High Ready

Ready positions are important. These are the positions we can immediately fight from. The gun is readily accessible AND we are able to cover an angle of exposure. An angle of exposure is an angle from which a threat could present itself. This could be from behind a couch, an open doorway, etc. Ready positions […] Read More … The post Rifle Sling Positions: Low Ready, Retention and High Ready appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Techniques, Training, Skills, Editorial, CQB, Close Quarters Battle, Ready Positions


POTD: Hot Training – Cold Weather

Photo Of The Day and we go to the training grounds of Węgorzewo in Poland to see some hot and smokey training in cold-air temperature. The soldier above probably has a FB Beryl with an EOTech sight. I remember doing similar training as a conscript when we weren’t busy mixing our own Napalm or marching […] Read More … The post POTD: Hot Training – Cold Weather appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Poland, Beryl, Photo of the Day, FB Beryl, Węgorzewo


Performance Based Shooting

What is performance based shooting? Quite simply, it’s the idea that the act of shooting a gun doesn’t change, regardless of your circumstances. To be specific, the mechanical act of shooting is the same regardless of why you’re shooting, and because of that our approach to the act of shooting should be based on performance... The post Performance Based Shooting appeared first on Gun Nuts Media.
Tags: Guns, Training, Greybeard Actual, Performance Based Shooting


New NRA Online Gun Safety Classes Now Available For New Shooters

With the recent uptick in firearms sales, the need for gun safety for both new and seasoned shooters is at an all-time high. In response, New NRA Online gun safety classes are being offered as part of their effort to keep all gun owners safe. New NRA Online Gun Safety Classes Now Available Most of […] Read More … The post New NRA Online Gun Safety Classes Now Available For New Shooters appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Daily News, Nra, Online Training, Training Courses, NRA Gun Safety


Concealed Carry Corner: Ways to Practice Shooting From Home

There is no denying, the last few weeks have been a little odd around the world. Normal daily practices like going out to dinner or hitting the range on a free day, have completely stopped. The number one complaint with shooters in my area is the lack of open ranges. Here in Michigan, most of […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Ways to Practice Shooting From Home appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Michigan, Editorial, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Airsoft, Dry Fire, Concealment, Semi-Auto, Mantis X, Concealed Carry Corner, Practice Shooting


Rifle Sling Positions: Low and High Carry

The purpose of carry positions is to have your gun readily accessible, but the scenario prevents direct use. This means you are not in a position to point your weapon at a known threat or place a threat could present itself from, without first moving to a better position. An example would be in a […] Read More … The post Rifle Sling Positions: Low and High Carry appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Rifle, CQB, Confined Spaces, Advanced Safety, Carry Positions, Close Quarters, High Carry, Low Carry


COVID Precision Rifle Match By Warhorse Development

Has cabin fever set in yet? Trigger fingers getting itchy? Can you safely get to a range to do some shooting? Well if the answer is yes to the above, especially the last one, you should try competing in the COVID Precision Rifle Match! The best part is you can do it safely and practice […] Read More … The post COVID Precision Rifle Match By Warhorse Development appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Daily News, Corona Virus, COVID-19, COVID, Precision Rifle Match, Warhorse Development


TPD-A1 – New Italian Dry and Live-Fire Training Device

With live fire training being not an option for many of us confined at home, dry firing solutions become more interesting. Indeed our Eric B included dry fire training in his list of activities to kill boredom in quarantine (No. 9). The folks at TPD, in Italy, had the same thought and they are promoting […] Read More … The post TPD-A1 – New Italian Dry and Live-Fire Training Device appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Italy, TPD, Daily News, Other Gear & Gadgets, COVID-19, Dry Firing, TPD-A1


Improve Precision With Sling Assisted Shooting

Why? One topic that is rarely covered is sling assisted shooting. Sling assisted shooting is simply using the tension from the sling to help stabilize the reticle and provide more precision. Your sling is not just a holster for your rifle. Often people only think this precision is necessary for long-range shots. However, even in […] Read More … The post Improve Precision With Sling Assisted Shooting appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Shooting, Guns, Techniques, Training, Precision, Editorial, Quick, Sling, Efficient, Magwell Mount, Mounting Positions, Rail Mount


Thunder Rants, Ep. 1: Gun + Life Wisdom from Clint Smith

In this episode of TFBTV, @James Reeves brings you episode one of “Thunder Rants”. This series captures bits and pieces of knowledge dropped by Clint Smith while James was visiting Clint at Thunder Ranch in Oregon. You’ve got gun knowledge, life knowledge, and Clint’s opinions on horses and submarines. Thunder Ranch and in partnership with […] Read More … The post Thunder Rants, Ep. 1: Gun + Life Wisdom from Clint Smith appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Training, James, Reeves, Clint, 1911, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, Clint Smith


Rifle Sling Positions: Front and Rear Slung

When transitioning to slung positions, the users need to use their hands for something other than holding their rifles. There are two slung positions, front and rear slung. Today we will discuss some key takeaways on these positions. Front Slung Front slung is a sling position that allows for use of both hands without interfering […] Read More … The post Rifle Sling Positions: Front and Rear Slung appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Hands-on, CQB, Rear Sling, Rear Slung, Rifle Positions, Slung Positions, Two Point Sling, Front Slung Front


Rifle Sling Positions: Slung, Carry, Ready and Weapons Flow

While it may not be the sexiest topic, the way you manipulate and move with your firearm are huge tells of your experience level. It all comes down to what Varg Freeborn refers to as advanced safety. This is more than simply keeping your finger off the trigger and not pointing guns at people. Having […] Read More … The post Rifle Sling Positions: Slung, Carry, Ready and Weapons Flow appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Rifle, Ready, Fundamentals, Home Defense, CQB, Carry, Positions, Long Gun, Shoot House, Varg Freeborn, Advanced Safety, Slung


Next Level Training Releases SIG P320 SIRT Training Pistols

The Shot Indicating Resetting Trigger (or SIRT) Training Pistol from Next Level Training has a strong fanbase. Their 110 and 107 models, respectively analogous to the Glock 17/22 and Smith & Wesson M&P, have been widely lauded by many professional instructors and dry-fire training enthusiasts for years. The SIRT is intended to compliment live-fire training […] Read More … The post Next Level Training Releases SIG P320 SIRT Training Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Training, Practice, Laser, Daily News, Smith Wesson, Pistols, Dry Fire, SIRT, Next Level Training


The Benefits of LARPing In Your Home

Over the last few years, LARPing has become something where certain people online and in the comment sections will continuously make fun of and say there’s no value in running around with all of your tactical gear. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a ton of fun to make fun of certain people who dress up […] Read More … The post The Benefits of LARPing In Your Home appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Larping, Don, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Tactical Gear, Range Gear


SGM(R) Chuck Pressburg Added to Sons of Liberty Gun Works Pro Staff

Sons of Liberty Gunworks, a manufacturer of high-quality AR-15s, gun parts, and accessories, has just announced that they will be adding SGM(R) Charles “Chuck” Pressburg to their professional staff. Chuck currently operates with Presscheck Consulting which provides training to law enforcement and military personnel. SGM(R) Chuck Pressburg added to Sons of Liberty Gun Works Pro […] Read More … The post SGM(R) Chuck Pressburg Added to Sons of Liberty Gun Works Pro Staff appeared first on The Fire...
Tags: Chuck, News, Guns, Training, Companies, Daily News, SGM, Sons Of Liberty Gun Works, Chuck Pressburg, SOLGW, Presscheck Consulting, Charles Chuck Pressburg


MasterPiece Arms (MPA) BA Academy Expands Training Classes to Pennsylvania

MPA BA Academy Intro to Long Range course Comer, Ga. (Ammoland.com) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is proud to announce it has expanded its popular MPA BA Academy into Pennsylvania with several training classes to be held at Rockland Precision in Kennerdell, Pennsylvania. The classes that will be offered at Rockland Precision include a 1 Day PRS Clinic, Intro to Long Range, and an Intermediate/Advanced Precision Rifle class. The MPA BA Academy...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Guns, Training, Pennsylvania, Focus, Mpa, CNC, AG, Competitive Shooting News, Long Range, MasterPiece Arms, Comer Georgia, David Preston, MPA BA Academy, Precision Rifle Shooting


[SHOT 2020] Reactor USA Fusion Module – A Bolt Gun Diagnostic Tool

There are some really interesting products to help you shoot. Kestrels, ballistic calculators, chronographs, and laser range finders all help a shooter understand their environment and their gun. Well the Reactor Fusion Module might be the next must have accessory for precision bolt gun shooters who want to better know their gun. Reactor Fusion Module […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2020] Reactor USA Fusion Module – A Bolt Gun Diagnostic Tool appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Prs, Other Gear & Gadgets, Diagnostic, SHOT Show 2020, Reactor USA, Reactor USA Fusion Module


Shooting On The Move In Drills – Why It’s Important

Finding time to go to the range isn’t always the easiest thing to do for everyone. We all have busy lives and even though range time is basically the male equivalent of a spa day, it’s not always easy to set aside a specific time to train. Often times when we get to the range, […] Read More … The post Shooting On The Move In Drills – Why It’s Important appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Movement, Drills, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Range Drills, Shooting on the move


The Top 6 Gun Personalities Around Today

Over the past few weeks, I was at various indoor and outdoor ranges with friends as well as coworkers of mine. On every occasion we saw a number of different people who all were equally unique in their own ways. We saw all kinds of people from the new guy who we thought were going […] Read More … The post The Top 6 Gun Personalities Around Today appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Fudds, Gun Range personalities, Range People


Sheriff Unilaterally Closing NC Gun Range Undermined Gun Safety

How would closing “a safe place” specifically established for firearms education, training and practice do anything but make Wake County less safe? U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “The Wake County Range (the Firearms Education and Training Center), built for use by Wake County citizens is now being closed to the public, effective January 15, 2020,” Grassroots North Carolina alerted its members Friday. “This comes as a huge surprise as Sheriff Baker, who manages the range through contractors he hire...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Education, Safety, Training, Change.org, Resistance, North Carolina, Baker, Ellis, Wake County, WRAL, David Codrea, Gun Rights News, Wake County Firearms Education And Training Center, GRNC


“Who Needs an AR-15 for Self-Defense?” [How to Win the Fight: Series Intro]

In this episode of TFBTV,  James Reeves introduces the “Win the Fight” Series, a set of videos that TFBTV recorded and produced in collaboration with Thunder Ranch and in partnership with Aero Precision, EOTech, Ballistic Advantage, Brownells, and Doubletap Ammunition. This episode is an introduction to the series, featuring Clint Smith‘s discussion as to why the […] Read More … The post “Who Needs an AR-15 for Self-Defense?” [How to Win the Fight: Series Intro] appeared first on The Firearm Bl...
Tags: Guns, Training, Ar-15, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, James Reeves, Clint Smith, Win the Fight


POTD: Valhalla Precision in Aberdeen, Scotland

In today’s Photo Of The Day, we’re going to have a look at some fantastic scenery in the area around Aberdeen (that’s a town in Northern Scotland). Valhalla Precision is a creation by Roundhouse Firearms Training and Professional Sporting Solutions. Valhalla Precision offers a spectacular mountainous location with high angle shooting to 600 meters and […] Read More … The post POTD: Valhalla Precision in Aberdeen, Scotland appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Scotland, Training, Aberdeen, Aberdeen Scotland, Photo of the Day, Extreme Long Range Shooting, Valhalla Precision, Northern Scotland Valhalla Precision


Why EVERYONE Should Learn How To Handle a Firearm

It’s no surprise to gun owners that firearms have become a taboo subject, and as such, they are shunned and avoided to the point that few people know how to handle a firearm safely.  Despite the avoidance and shunning by those that don’t want to handle a gun, some of them may have to handle […] Read More … The post Why EVERYONE Should Learn How To Handle a Firearm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Guns & Gear, Firearms Safety, 4 Safety Rules, Gun Handling, How To Handle A Firearm


20 Questions: Clint Smith on the Best Guns, Food, Film, and More

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves quizzes Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch down with 20 questions about his favorite guns, hobbies, music, chow, the history of Thunder Ranch, dogs, and more. ««« GUN AND GEAR GIVEAWAYS »»» PLEASE check out our Patreon and Subscribe Star pages if you enjoy our program, and consider helping […] Read More … The post 20 Questions: Clint Smith on the Best Guns, Food, Film, and More appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, James Reeves, Clint Smith


Fun Reactive Targets: Sidewalk Chalk In A Bottle, And Some Air Pressure

For most gun owners, shooting never gets old, but sometimes, changing up what you shoot at can spice things up a bit.  Reddit user SP_OON, decided to make his own reactive targets from inexpensive and readily available materials.  He purchased some automotive tire valves, then fixed them to some screw-on bottle caps that fit used, […] Read More … The post Fun Reactive Targets: Sidewalk Chalk In A Bottle, And Some Air Pressure appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Homemade, Reddit, Targets, Bottles, Daily News, Sidewalk Chalk, Air Pressure, Reactive Targets



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