(December 2006 Quips)

4 Dec 06 My car-gun combination: RA/XCR (223), EOTech (forward mounted), and Cor-Bon DPX ammunition (53gr). This day, we went pig hunting in FL! Today, I shot two, large, wild pigs and one white-tail deer with my XCR. We were on a large ranch, owned by a friend. My...

(November 2006 Quips)

1 Nov 06 I apologize for taking so long on this. Our new contact in Iraq is: Gy/Sgt O’Toole MWSS 373/MP Platoon Unit # 41116 FPO AP 96426-1116 brian.otoole@acemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil He will see to it that all care packages get to the Marines who need it most. Many...

(October 2006 Quips)

1 Oct 06 Today, at an Urban Shotgun Program in MA, a Mossburg 590, being used by a student suddenly went down. Normally, the Mossburg is among the most reliable of all the shotguns we see, but, on this copy, the magazine follower got stuck in the forward portion of...

(September 2006 Quips)

4 Sept 06 The Graham Flashlight Method My friend and colleague, Matt Graham, president of ITC and manufacturer of ITC three-dimensional targets, have developed a new pistol/flashlight method that I like. For those of us who don’t like physically attaching...

(August 2006 Quips)

2 Aug 06 Comment on my Quip last month about the Wall Street Journal article on knives in America and the “need” for more regulation (as in the UK): “Mr Farnam: … knives really are dangerous. Regulation is probably needed.” My reply: “Son, if politicians set out...

(July 2006 Quips

1 July 06 Details from the Johannesburg, SA shooting last week, in which a number of police officers were murdered: “They stormed the building where the gang was hiding.. Officers were armed with Z88s (Beretta 92 copy, built under license). The criminal gang was armed...