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How to Win Friends and Influence Social Media

There have been interesting patterns to follow on social media which are guiding some direction of popular culture. He who controls the the lowest common denominator (those who have no reading comprehension, those who apply their own narratives to the title of a video or article but don’t read or watch the content, and those… read more »

Fixing the Follow up Shot.

There are many reasons for having to take a follow up shot. The stage could require two or more hits on a single target, a miss, or real-world effects. What some fail to recognize is the time required for the follow up shot. Using quantifiable metrics, we can see how much time it will take… read more »

Willfully Throwing Rights Away For “Safety”

Intentionally involving the police in matters where police are not an optimal resource can end in undesired results (arrest, injury, death). By calling, you are inviting armed people into a situation where they may not be the best responders for the job. Not all police officers are trained mediators, mental health crisis workers, or negotiators…. read more »

Leaving Average

“You are not special. You’re not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You’re the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We’re all part of the same compost heap. We’re all singing, all dancing crap of the world.” -Chuck Palahniuk Any skill worth having needs training and practice for proficiency. Any professional athlete, competitor, or musician… read more »

Quantifiable

Upping your game I recently got the long awaited Mantis X10 in hand. Of all the features that come with this version I have been waiting for the Recoil tool the most. Before I get on to that, the X10 is processing faster and is easier to mount than the previous version. While those are… read more »

Mindset

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome when trying to improve performance is mindset. When I say mindset, I am not talking about the “If not you, who” mindset talks. I am referring to a growth or fixed mindset. In my years of dealing with students and internet folk, the most common is fixed. Current… read more »

Accuracy and Precision- The Test

To understand any of this you need to read parts one and two. There I laid out what we are trying to accomplish and why. The short version is using testing to find where the gaps are in your equipment. For this example I am attempting to find the inherent accuracy of a rifle and… read more »

Accuracy and Precision- The ego chase.

 Many years ago, I watched as the internet simultaneously applauded a company for offering a 1 MOA guarantee while saying that Defoor’s 4 MOA shooting standard was too tough. A great shooter can do great things with a bad rifle, but you can only get so far. Along with that, a bad shooter with a… read more »

Accuracy and Precision

First of a three part series – Ash Hess What’s the best? What XXXXX should I get? We have all seen posts like this across the internet. Prior to that it was talked about in gun shops and in taverns. The response you get is often thick on opinion and thin on actual data. That… read more »

Baselines #4 Reload Drills

If you are following this series, you have seen that I lay out some baselines then some drills on how to gauge or establish that baseline. In the last article, I wrote about reloads so this one is some thoughts on how to learn or test reloads. First, let me tell you all I am… read more »

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