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Review of the Full-Size S...

Review of the Full-Size Steelcraft Todd Begg Bodega

I’ve been fortunate enough to sample some of the best examples of mid-tech/semi-custom knives which...

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My First NRA Annual Meeti...

My First NRA Annual Meeting (NRAM 2017)

I’ve been a Lifetime NRA Member for several years now, but have never taken the time to go to one of...

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Canon Announces The New E...

Canon Announces The New EOS-1D X!

Specifications Type Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera Recording Media Dual CF Cards (Type I or II)...

Review of the SIG Optics Romeo 3

I’ve been using red dot optics on pistols and long guns for about a decade.  I’ve tried many, many...

Review of the SIG Optics Romeo 3
posted on: Nov 29, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

2017: My Year in Competitive Shooting...

I thought it would be a good idea to take a look back at my performance in the various shooting disciplines in which...

2017:  My Year in Competitive Shooting
posted on: Nov 17, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

My 2nd Year Competing in 3-Gun Nation

Here we are at the end of September, 2017 and the competition year for 3-Gun Nation is nearly finished.  Last year at...

My 2nd Year Competing in 3-Gun Nation
posted on: Sep 27, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

Review of the MantisX Firearms Traini...

Over the past couple of years I’ve seen quite an uptick in the release of products designed to aid improving...

Review of the MantisX Firearms Training System
posted on: Sep 19, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II
Review of Iron City Rifle Works AR-15 BCGs.

Review of Iron City Rifle Works AR-15 BCGs.

posted on: Sep 11, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

The Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) is an integral part of a well-functioning AR-15. In my experience, most reliability issues in the AR-15 can be traced...

My Thoughts on The SIG P320 -30 Degree Drop Failure

My Thoughts on The SIG P320 -30 Degree Drop F...

posted on: Aug 11, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

If you’re reading this article then you’ve likely have heard alot in the last week about controversy surrounding the SIG Sauer P320 with...

A Year of Dry Fire Practice

A Year of Dry Fire Practice

posted on: Jun 21, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

2016 was the year I started seriously competing in various practical shooting sports.  Prior to 2016 I had shot competitively before, just not with...

The 2017 USPSA Ohio State Championship (Buckeye Blast)

The 2017 USPSA Ohio State Championship (Bucke...

posted on: Jun 5, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

The Buckeye Blast has become a bit of a Memorial Day weekend tradition within Ohio USPSA – it’s a very well attended, well respected,...

Live Fire Shotgun Drills

Live Fire Shotgun Drills

posted on: May 23, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

In preparation for a recent shotgun match I was in, I did some live fire practice drills which I’d like to share for anyone interested in...

World Class Pistol Skills Class With Robert Vogel

World Class Pistol Skills Class With Robert V...

posted on: May 22, 2017 | author: John B. Holbrook, II

Little known fact:  One of the best pistol shooters (and arguably the best) grew up on a farm about 2 hours North from me in St. Mary’s Ohio. ...

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