Tag: Michael Bane


Getting Ready for GUNSITE…

…and a touch of perfection! This week Michael starts shooting the pair of Rossis he’ll be using at the GUNSITE lever action/handgun class soon. Plus, Ed Brown’s magnificent Kobra Carry 1911.

What Is Gun Safety?

We all think we know what gun safety is, but do we? Here are some thoughts to help you figure it out.

NRA Show Surprises!

In addition to all the political maneuvering, there were several really interesting new guns at the NRA Show in Dallas. Let’s take a quick look!

Two Must Read Books!

This week Dr. David Yamane’s GUN CURIOUS and Paul G. Markel’s LIVING ARMED top our list of must read new books. Also, the rise (again) of the Rimfire Challenge.

Dave Spaulding: Killing Sacred Cows!

Over a storied career in law enforcement, Dave Spaulding emerged as one of the top firearms trainers in America. His Handgun Combatives' classes, driven both by his skill as a presenter and his dry humor, were filled almost as soon as they were announced. Dave has zero respect for sacred cows, and today he slays a herd!

The NRA in Dallas…a Mixed Bag!

With all eyes on the NRA election, there was also a host of new firearms introductions…including some surprises!

RIA’s Just About Perfect 9mm Revolver

Michael has been revisiting Rock Island Armory's Czech-built AL9.0 9mm revolver, and he can’t speak highly enough of the 6-shooter. Also, new products from Streamlight and the first look at C&H Precision’s affordable optics.

Getting Ready for the NRA Show!

MB’s appearances at the NRA Show this weekend — ask questions, get signed pictures, complain bitterly about the podcast music…the sky’s the limit!

Serious Reading for Serious People

In addition to celebrating his birthday, Michael did some serious reading over the weekend. Here are some thoughtful articles that everyone should read.

Break Out the Wrist-Busters!

The hint of a revolver hunting trip to Africa next year has Michael breaking out his “wrist-buster” big guns from Taurus, S&W and Magnum Research. Which would be the choice for the Dark Continent? Also, Kahr Arms double-stack 9mm will be formally launched very, very soon...