I Am Not An Operator. Neither Are You.

The “tactical” industry has been overrun by the use of the word “operator.” It’s been used too much in advertising for too long, but this has perhaps had a trickle-down effect, to the point where random people on the internet…

Hard Data on 5.56 vs .223 Chamber Pressures

When I started this blog, it was to put out good information, reliable information that every shooter could use. I didn’t want to dumb down what I put out so that the bottom 10% could understand it, and I didn’t…

Revolvers Are Not Perfect, Or, The Problem With Revolver Fanatics

Revolvers Are Not Perfect, Or, The Problem With Revolver Fanatics

The only Dillon Blue Press article I’ve ever read was a passioned defense of the revolver, which criticized automatics for being finicky and unreliable. Revolvers were described as essentially perfect, although the author conceded that automatics could carry more rounds…

Why I Like the SCAR-H/SCAR-17S

This is not a review of the SCAR-H or SCAR-17S. It is a brief explanation of why I like the weapon system. It could almost be condensed into a Facebook post – but not quite. I will avoid a technical…

My Dad

So Father’s Day is here, and I figured I would write an article about my dad. He has been the inspiration for many of the things I have done in my life. Born in Canada, he came to the United…

This Article On Barrels Is Really, Really Bad

Okay, so a few weeks back, FourGuysGuns wrote an article about barrel twist rates. I had some serious issues with it from a technical standpoint – it was flat out wrong on some things – and emailed them directly with…

Assisting Inexperienced Shooters at the Range

I recently posted on the blog’s Facebook page that I once witnessed two gun range employees recommend a Glock 27 to a new, slightly built, female shooter. They then proceeded to laugh about it after she rented the firearm and…

Guns Are Useful and Fun, But a Lifestyle? Please, No.

Some of my friends think that because I work in the gun industry and shoot guns and have a gun blog, I am a “gun nut” or “crazy about guns” or “obsessed with guns” or whatever. Maybe I am, and…

Those Who Have Helped Me

I would like to write a brief post recognizing those who have made significant contributions to the work I have been putting out over the last few years. I do not list them in any particular order. I will probably…