Kinetic Energy, Momentum, & Knockdown Power

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

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MoA vs mils.

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.

Current State of my AR, and Where I’d Like to See It

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

Stupid Sayings, “Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough”

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”

Twilight Run ‘N Gun 2018 Gear & Performance Review

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