Tag: Shooting Gallery


Secrets to Red Dot Mastery!

This week we have a little change in direction with an interview with Mike Ox, coauthor along with Erick Gelhaus and Marcus Custer, of RED DOT MASTERY, a comprehensive look at learning and mastering dot optics on handguns.

Do What the Bunnies Do — Go To Ground!

This week we delve into fundamental preparations for a very scary year. Michael believes we can all learn from animal behavior — when it doubt, go to ground! But here’s how to make sure your ground is prepared. Also, a quick look back at a good scope that didn’t quite succeed.

Why the RIA 5.0e is a True Supergun

Working with the enhanced version of the Rock Island 5.0 9mm competition pistol is a joy. Also, the Stoeger SRT-9 now comes in colors…it’s spring, after all.

Swarovski, RIA 5.0e and Why People Drive Lamborghinis

This week we tackle the existential question of why one might purchase a more expensive car — or gun — over a less expensive version. Also, why Michael loves the RIA 5.0e.

Answering Ultimate Carry Questions and Ramping Up the RIA 5.0e

This week we answer some questions that have come in over the transom about the Lipsey’s/S&W Ultimate Carry revolvers. Also, why you should give Lost River Ammo a shot, and starting to work with the Rock Island 5.0e supergun.

First Fun; Then Time to Get Serious

This week’s podcast is an interesting mixed lot. There’s the fun of getting ready to start training for the Texas Nilgai hunt in November. Then there’s the deadly serious next installment of “Understanding the Changing Self-Defense Landscape."

How Do the Ultimate Carry Snubs Stack Up?

With our T&E Lipsey’s/S&W snub revolvers in hand, we start with some comparisons to other pocket carry pistols and highlight the design features of the new guns.

The Grail Gun .405 Get’s a Workout!

But before we head to South Texas to hunt the great bull, the Nilgai, we need to have a serious talk about hunting.

Can the Home Defender Defend a Home?

The long-barreled Taurus Judge offers an advantage over any shorter barreled .410s, especially with 3-inch buckshot loads. Also Tisas’ high-value PX-9 and excellent new products from MTM Case-Gard and Streamlight!

Judging the New Judge

This week Michael wades into the ever-popular .410 as a potential self-defense cartridge and Taurus’ new 13-inch Home Defender.