This is the second article in a series on miniature red dot sights for pistols. Click here for the previous article. Now that I was committed to learning how to shoot a red dot, I needed to make some equipment decisions. I also had to consider any potential differences between equipment I will use for […]

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2017 is the year that I decided to start shooting miniature red dot sights on my handguns, and I decided that i would share my experiences and thoughts with our readers in the interest of potentially educating others. This will hopefully be the first in a short series of posts I will write detailing my […]

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Many military and civilian shooters already know of the Trijicon ACOGS legendary ruggedness, accuracy and ease of use. However, some may not be aware of the ACOG 4x32mm ECOS, which combines the world renowned fixed 4 power prismatic scope with a short range Ruggedized Miniature Reflex sight (RMR). The Trijicon ACOG 4×32 Enhanced Combat Optical […]

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“The expert at anything was once a beginner.”― Helen Hayes Shooting is a skill, and to keep it one needs practice. Repetitive instruction builds the skills you need for shooting quickly and accurately. Different drills are used to develop different skills. Shooting practice allows a shooter to have a better conceptual understanding of such things as: stance, […]
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A pistol that comes ready for most shooters right out of the box, with plenty of options, is a rare find. The Honor Guard from Honor Defense is one of these rare finds. The profile of the Honor Guard resembles the profile of other subcompact pistols like the M&P Shield, but beyond that, the design […]
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I received a Kahr PM9 for testing and review. To start off, this gun is awesome. It’s reliable under normal conditions, mechanically accurate, and it has a distinct size advantage over its competition. Anybody that knows me will tell you I am no fan of micro pistols. As an entry-level firearms trainer and gun counter […]
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This is a review of FMK’s 4.3oz Lightweight Polymer AR Lower “AR1 eXtreme” FMK’s AR1 eXtreme composite lower is surprisingly durable, lightweight, American made, and fits like a glove to any of my MILSPEC uppers. I grew up in Arizona so I know that anything used outdoors and is made of plastic will get destroyed […]
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For over a year now, I have owned the Lionheart LH9. I purchased mine for about 40% less than the normal value of the pistol. Usually these pistols go for about $750. The pistol only came with one magazine, and a cleaning kit. The pistol was conditioned out of the box with Froglube, which is […]
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