Category Archive: Tips

Jan
27

Don’t Be “That Guy”!

Here’s a good one from KR Training’s Karl Rehn on tuning up your gun handling… I’ll bet you’ve seen a lot of these – maybe been guilty of a few… Hopefully, not any more!

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Jan
02

Defense! (part 2)

This is part 2 of a two part article on ways you can insure you always get the best possible score on the competition floor. Well, ways besides practice! If you haven’t yet, you might want to also read the first part…

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Dec
31

Defense! (part 1)

When it comes to your score, there’s only one person that’s responsible for your score. YOU! Like it or not, in the end only you can be held responsible for your score. I can hear your inner monologue… “Now, Dave, you know that the RO makes his calls, and the Range Master does his thing, …

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May
19

Confucious say…

…man who aim at published stage descriptions, miss. This is another reprint from the earlier version of the blog – the stages referenced are from 2008, but the article is still quite valid! It seems like a discussion periodically appears on the Benoverse around someone trying to determine the best way to shoot the stages …

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May
15

Get Back to Your Plan

How many times have you been mid-stage, and something goes a little wrong? You do what you need to do to correct it, and move on – but now you’re improvising, off your original plan, and somehow things go from a little bad, to a lot worse? You look around and think “Where am I? …

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May
05

C-More Care and Feeding – Zero’ing and Adjustment

Arguably the most versatile and popular option on the market for IPSC/USPSA Open division sights, many folks have a love/hate relationship with their C-More Systems sight. With a little knowledge and experience, though, the C-More can be used for consistently good results. This is the first in a series of articles on the Care and …

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Apr
29

How-To: Shooting Groups with a Red Dot Sight

The fundamental test of accuracy for a firearm is the ability to shoot a group. When folks first switch to an Open division gun, they struggle with getting the gun to group because they overlook one very important issue that doesn’t seem to show up with normal partridge sights: finding a consistent aiming point! Here’s …

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Apr
14

Parallax… he ain’t your friend

I try to keep my posts as applicable to all forms of shooting as possible. Today’s post isn’t. It’s about Open guns only (but does apply to any optic used on a firearm to a greater or lesser degree). The subject for today, boys and girls, is parallax.

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Aug
05

Setting up a CR Speed holster

I recently had a friend ask me how to set up the Rescomp CR Speed holster he’d bought for his Sig X-Five. We were going to try to go over it while I was last in California, but we ran out of time. So… out came the video camera, and away I went. To save …

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