PTSD and Honor

My last trip outside the wire was two days before I left Iraq. Several weeks after that I was back in class for my final semester at university, completing the 18 upper division units and 12 lower division units (lower…

Which Gun Safety Rule is Most Important?

In this video, I make the case that one gun safety rule is more important than any other.

Physical Security is an Illusion

I could have (but, being the respectable citizen that I am, didn’t) passed through security checkpoints with handguns on three occasions. In all three cases, the security guards had metal detectors, both the pass-through type and hand-held wands. Also in…

Burger Showdown: In-N-Out Burger vs. Five Guys

Ask someone where the best burgers in town can be found, and they might tell you the name of a good local place. That’s great, but what about when you go to the next town over? You won’t find that…

VuurwapenBlog is now VuurwaffleBlog!

Look, I’m really tired of guns. You can tell because I haven’t written anything about guns in a while. It’s time to start writing about my true passion – food. As my friend Steve from The Firearm Blog says, I…

Vuurwapen Concepts Carbine/Pistol Course, May 9-11, Utah

Following up on successful courses last year, there will be several Vuurwapen Concepts courses at Sniper Country in Utah this year. The first is scheduled for May 9-11 (with an optional day of additional training on May 8). There have…

Rick Taylor Webcomic

Rick Taylor is now a webcomic star. The first strip can be seen on Arms Collective.

Magpul Dynamics Courses At Sniper Country In Utah

I first met Caylen Wojcik at the 2013 Sniper Adventure Challenge, where he and his (shooting, not domestic) partner Jon Canipe displayed shooting skills far in excess of the entire field of competitors. For example, of the 26 teams in…

The BattleComp is Bad and BattleComp Enterprises Should Feel Bad

There are many reasons to buy a product. I use Barbasol because Dodson┬áDennis Nedry smuggled dinosaur embryos off Isla Nublar in a modified Barbasol can. Might I get a better shave with another product? Perhaps. But every time I pick…

The Remington R51 Is Bigger Than You Think

I was excited to see the Remington R51 at SHOT, but then I saw it, and was no longer excited. Two reasons why. 1. Remington didn’t bring any to Media Day (which, considering that they’ve had them at media events…