First, we need to agree upon terms. These are what these terms mean, and how they will be used for the rest of the post. Kinetic Energy = (1/2)*mass*velocity², and is measured in foot-pounds. (a grain is 1/7000th of a pound) Momentum = Mass*velocity, and is measured in pound-mass-feet per second Knockdown Power = Fantasy, … Continue reading Kinetic Energy, Momentum, & Knockdown Power
First of all, what are we talking about? Have you ever seen the following image before? The dots on the cross-hairs is what we're talking about. They are a pre-measured distance apart inside the scope. Since we view the dots through the scope and our eyes overlay them onto the image we see through the … Continue reading MoA vs mils.
I guess this is technically an extension of my "What Gun Should I Buy" series, though this isn't actually about a gun. That doesn't mean that holster selection is any less important. In fact, there is a good argument to be made that holster selection is more important than gun selection. For reference, read this story. … Continue reading Don’t Buy Cheap Holsters
The final thing you should bear in mind when searching for your first gun.
Everyone over the age of 18 should know how to cook something. And no, PB&J's and cereal don't count. If you have to provide your own meals, you should know how to prepare some of them. I'm not saying that everyone should be Bobby Flay, but if your culinary skills begin and end between two slices … Continue reading Learn to Cook
This is a concept I've been thinking about for a while. The idea is that a thing, device, concept, or idea can greatly benefit by the addition of something that goes against everything the original stood for. 'Complimenting Duality' is a name I came up with for this idea because I noticed it one day … Continue reading Complimenting Duality
That's a bit of a misleading title, because I'd like to see my AR become two rifles. Okay, but seriously. I'd like to see my AR become a short, fast, quick rifle for home/vehicle defense and I'd also like it to be a semi-precision rifle for reaching out to around 400 or 500 yards. How … Continue reading Current State of my AR, and Where I’d Like to See It
In Extremis, adverb, meaning: 'at the point of death' [UPDATE 6-8-2018: He had serious mental issues, like severe schizophrenic paranoia. His YouTube channel lets you see into his mind, and it's pretty revealing. The guy honestly thought that there were demons and aliens everywhere around him, and that they were attacking him. I honestly feel … Continue reading ‘In Extremis’
People who say this are hypocrites. They may be good people, they may mean well, but as they speak or type those words, they are hypocrites. For your statement to be factually true, your definition of the words in that sentence have to change mid-sentence! A person who uses different definitions of a word interchangeably … Continue reading Stupid Sayings, “Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough”
Last Saturday night, May 12th, was the first annual Twilight Run 'N Gun. My last post was about the course, this post will be about how I and my gear performed. As a reminder from last time, I finished 9th of 14 in 2-Gun division, 13th of 22 overall. Though I didn't finish well, it … Continue reading Twilight Run ‘N Gun 2018 Gear & Performance Review