Wednesday, January 26, 2022
As I post this article, the nation is in the midst of Corona mania. Among other things, health professionals tell us that we need to keep a safe distance, eat right and exercise. Well, forget about the gym. The time to take long walks...
There was a time, in a galaxy far away, when revolvers chambered in .38 Special were among the most common handguns in the world. Every cop on the beat carried one, and this was reflected in the competitive shooting world.
As I post this article, Honolulu is in "lockdown" mode. Our health professionals tell us to eat nutritious food, keep a social distance and maintain an exercise regimen. For me that means a daily walk around the neighborhood or a hike with the doggy up the Mau'umae...
First introduced a few years ago, the Razor is Vortex’s top of the line red dot optic. The Razor occupies the same place on the red dot continuum as the C-More and the DeltaPoint from Leupold. (Let’s call it the high mid-range). All of the above are...
Techniques for loading plated bullets Loading plated bullets entails a slightly different technique than jacketed bullets. Given that they are softer (without the copper jacket) they must be handled with more TLC. For starters, the best loading manual I've encountered when...
Real world Accuracy with 9mm bullets from Hornady and Zero The 9×19mm Parabellum designed by Georg Luger is by far the most ubiquitous handgun caliber on the planet. Despite its popularity, from what I’ve seen at the range, most people can’t shoot it accurately past...
Lowa is one of those companies that you don’t hear too much about. They don’t toot their horn like some of the bigger name brands. The venerable (100 year old) company founded in Jetzendorf, a small town in Bavaria, has plenty to be proud of. Belying the firm’s...
The stock Clark Custom Long Slide .38 If you’ve got a 1911 and you want to add a red dot, fear not! It’s easy. I recently mounted a Vortex Venom on a Clark Custom 1911. All I needed were a few tools, an EGW...
Leatherman tools are synonymous with guys who, unlike travel writers, really work for a living. On a daily basis a carpenter or a painter can extract a Leatherman Wave from their belt and address just about any imaginable challenge. As an author I have my tablet, my laptop and my other 'devices',...
Editor’s Note:  This is part of a series on “crossover” wear, clothing that can be worn in the wilderness, at home, at work and on social occasions. Crossover wear is better tailored, more durable and hence more expensive than run of the mill “tactical” clothing. Triple Aught Design (aka TAD), has become popular with everyone...