Vuurwapen Blog Firearm Essay Contest Winners

Due to some unforeseen issues, it took a long time for me to be able to publicly select and acknowledge the winners of the essay contest I announced on Facebook late last year. I announced the contest on Facebook and…

Gear List and Info For Vuurwapen/Deliberate Dynamics AR-15 Course

As mentioned previously, I will be co-teaching an AR-15 course in Utah over Memorial Day Weekend. It will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 25/26. Here’s some info for those who may be interested in the course: It’d be…

I'm Teaching An AR15-Centric Training Course

Next month – over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25/26 – I will be teaching a class which will largely relate to the AR-15 platform. I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while, and a fantastic opportunity has presented itself….

Temple, TX PD vs. Army MSGT

I like seeing the whole picture when I try to make up my mind about something. When evaluating conduct between citizens and LE, it’s helpful to see video of the entire event. In the case of the Temple PD and…

Gun Owners Need To Police Themselves

I think gun owners can and should play a role in identifying potential mass killers. We’re the people who will in some way encounter a lot of murderers before they act, and we know what stands out. When it’s appropriate,…

Five Tips For Precision Rifle Shooting On A Budget

As firearm and ammunition costs have skyrocketed recently and once-common items have become… uncommon, accomplishing anything related to shooting is now extremely difficult. This is especially true for something that was already not particularly cheap. Case in point: precision rifle…

Gun Stuff That Doesn't Sell During A Panic

Anti-gun folks like to say that companies in the gun industry are gleefully profiting hand over fist every time there’s some sort of panic, but that’s not very accurate. Some companies do well – if they can keep a regular…

Correcting People About Magazines vs. Clips

With all the hubbub regarding “gun control” lately, there has been an abundance of people discussing firearms, many of whom really aren’t familiar with them. This leads to their inevitable use of “clips” or even “magazine clips” when the word…

Why I Don't Like The "Armed Citizen Project"

As a resident of the Tucson area, I have seen several local news reports about the “Armed Citizen Project,” an organization which plans to distribute free shotguns to low income residents of high crime areas. I looked into the project…