Ammo, Articles

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Thank you to Natalie Foster and the NRA Network for starting this series of videos demystifying ammunition. I remember being so confused about all of the different calibers when I first was introduced to the world of guns. Although at a different level, even now I am learning about loading match rifle ammo for calibers… Read more »

2nd Amendment, Articles

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I have been going on and on about voting no on I-594 but have not touched base on the other very important Initiative on the fall ballot. I have been trying hard to reason as best as I can with voters to vote no on I-594. But knowing that Seattle voters carry the weight of… Read more »

3 Gun Competition, Articles

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I had no shortage of gun stores, ranges and manufacturers to tour while on the road last month in the Midwest. Of course when I went through Illinois I had to stop and tour the facility of Devil Dog Arms. I own two of their ARs that I use in 3 Gun competition. I have… Read more »

2nd Amendment, Articles

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Competition Last night I was having dinner with three girl friends that all happen to be part of the gun industry. One is a gun store owner and all three are firearm safety instructors. I was talking to them about wanting to get a 9m competition pistol for the 3 Gun matches I shoot. I… Read more »

Articles, Precision/Tactical Rifle Competition, Product Reviews

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Driving home last month from our trip to the Midwest we went through Colorado to visit some family members. We could not drive through without stopping at Mile High Shooting in Erie, CO. I met one of the owners, Randy Pennington at Shot Show in his booth last year. Frank Gill of Snipershide.com was sitting… Read more »

2nd Amendment, Articles

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You want to take your over 18 year old child hunting or shooting. Hand him (“Transfer”) a gun to use and you are both felons. You want to take your best buddy to go shooting and teach safe gun handling. Hand him (“Transfer”) your gun and you both are felons. You are in your home… Read more »

3 Gun Competition, Articles, Long Range/Palma Competition, Precision/Tactical Rifle Competition

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After 5 weeks on the road I hopped on a plane again to Winchester, W. Virginia to participate in the first ever World Shooting Championship put on by the NRA, Trijicon and the Peacemaker National Training Center. An invitation only for Professional shooters and eventually opened to amateurs the match brought in over 200 people… Read more »

3 Gun Competition, Articles

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2014 Brownell’s Rockcastle ProAm – Thunder Valley Part of our journey through the Midwest led us to Park City, KY to the Rockcastle Shooting Center and Resort. Two weekends ago was the much publicized ProAm 3 Gun match hosted at the shooting center and sponsored by Brownell’s. This was my first “really big deal” 3Gun… Read more »

Articles, Long Range/Palma Competition

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I left Seattle July 24th and just returned to our front door Sept. 1. Over 6000 miles later in the Toyota FJ I am finally home. To my own bed, to my dog Kozmo and especially to my new nephew Jimmy I still had not met. He was born as I was driving through S…. Read more »

Articles, Long Range/Palma Competition

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My apologies for not writing here on 30calgal for a couple of weeks. I have been updating daily on Facebook but I know many of you do not use it. As you know I have spent the last two weeks at Camp Perry for US Long Range and Full Bore Nationals. The days were so… Read more »