RIBZ stands for Revised Improved Battlesight Zero. It’s a method of adjusting standard military carry handle sights to allow a wider range of zeroes. This leverages one of the primary benefits of the adjustable sights over fixed sights. This guide shows you how to implement RIBZ. [Read Full Article »]
Equipment and gear is secondary to mindset and skillset, but still very relevant to success. The right piece of gear at the right time can make all the difference. As fun as it may be, trying to purchase new equipment to overcome challenges is not the best way to go. Contained here are all posts about equipment, from reviews to employment.
One of the great mysteries of the modern AR-15 is the so-called Government profile barrel. The original AR-15, and M16, had the so-called “standard” profile. Today, we call this a “pencil” profile. When the design work for the M16A2 happened in the 80’s, the design team shifted away from the lightweight style. The thicker barrel at the muzzle became the new standard. Eventually, all modern enthusiasts ask why that happened. [Read Full Article »]
Not a lot of people know the SpecterOS 4x. You’ve probably heard of its heavier and more expensive sibling, the SpecterDR, though. The SpecterOS is the same optic, but fixed at 4x. It is lighter, with similar illumination, but it is more akin to the ACOG than a 1-4x scope. I really like this optic, as it has outstanding glass quality and an attractive look. But I’m not crazy about the mount.
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This post summarizes just about everything I’ve learned about rifle barrels in general, and specifically the AR-15. I’ve learned these lessons from years of study, competition, training, and practice. I will avoid as much engineer-speak as I can, but some of it is unavoidable. [Read Full Article »]
If you’re new to shooting, you probably haven’t been exposed to a proper shooting sling. The shooting sling is one of the most helpful tools for better marksmanship. It practically doubles my accuracy capability. [Read Full Article »]
The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in the country. The market is so packed, that it’s easy to make mistakes or get stuck while making a decision. This guide gives you some of my thoughts on what a good first rifle would look like as well as some technical information to look look out for and help you make [Read Full Article »]