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Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

DrFaulken and I have had encouraging results from this eating plan. With a mid-diet vacation in Las Vegas and a break from the gym, he has lost 6 pounds and 2% of his body fat. My weight has gone up and down, but my body fat percentage has consistently gone down. I like this eating […]

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Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Sedagive? and I started our latest diet two days ago. We didn’t do it because of a New Year’s Resolution, we did it because we were clear of holiday eating and I still have a week left at home before going back to the office. Mike Dolce is a former mixed martial artist and UFC […]

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Gunshot Wound Emergency Trauma Class

Gunshot Wound Emergency Trauma Class

Sedagive? and I recently attended a beginner class on treating a gunshot wound in the case of emergency. We were interested in this subject for a long time, but training wasn’t available in Minnesota until this year. I’ve done some reading and own a book on “field expedient” trauma care, but it’s not the same […]

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Why Poor Firearm Trigger Control In Entertainment Is a Big Deal

Why Poor Firearm Trigger Control In Entertainment Is a Big Deal

Allow me to vent some gun nerd rage at two promotional posters for Jason Statham’s upcoming movie Homefront, which shows him violating at least two of the fundamental and basic rules of firearm safety.

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KPOS Generation 2 Glock 19 Short Barreled Rifle SBR Review

KPOS Generation 2 Glock 19 Short Barreled Rifle SBR Review

My review of the KPOS pistol to rifle / carbine conversion kit, sold in the USA by the Mako Group. I had a lot of problems, but the promise of a compact, portable SBR keeps me tinkering with it.

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American Tactical Imports De-milled Russian 7.62x39mm Rifle Ammunition from SGAmmo.com Review

American Tactical Imports De-milled Russian 7.62x39mm Rifle Ammunition from SGAmmo.com Review

At less than half the price of brass cased ammunition and 20% less than the steel cased ammo I usually shoot, I gave the de-milled remanufactured American Tactical Imports 7.62x39mm ammunition from SGAmmo.com a try.

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Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review
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Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review

The 22LR Glock conversion kit from Advantage Arms had a lot of promise, but questionable reliability and specific ammunition requirements keeps me from recommending it.

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The AK Is Still OK

The AK Is Still OK

The AK pattern rifle was dumped by one of it’s most vocal advocates a year ago. For most civilians, the AK47 is still a great rifle. Here’s why.

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Surefire Ear Pro Sonic Defenders Hearing Protection Review

Surefire Ear Pro Sonic Defenders Hearing Protection Review

I review the Surefire Sonic Defender Ear Pro earplugs. They easily fit in your ear canal and lock into place. They aren’t effective enough on their own, but should be in every shooter’s kit.

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Ammunition Availability and the Impact on Training

Ammunition Availability and the Impact on Training

“On my command, you may begin the one hundred round drill. FIGHT!” Seven students begin firing their rifles at 100 yards. Fire two rounds, bring the rifle to a safe position, move, fire two more rounds, repeat. Reload when necessary. Fire until 100 rounds have been expended, or your rifle malfunctions to the point where […]

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