(December 2007 Quips)

8 Dec 07 6.8mm I just completed several days of hunting wild pigs in FL. I got two! One was 125 lbs. The other 225 lbs. Both instances were broadside shots on moving targets. Range was fifty meters in both cases. I used my new XCR in 6.8mmSPC. Ammunition was Cor-Bon...

(November 2007 Quips)

1 Nov 07 These sage comments on FAL gas adjustment from my friend and colleague, John Krupa, Director of Training for DSA: “Not knowing that one can control gas-flow on this weapon has led to countless customer-service calls to DSA, complaining that the rifle...

(October 2007 Quips)

1 Oct 07 Aimpoint Micro and LaRue Quick-Detach Mount: At an Urban Rifle Course in NV last weekend, I had the opportunity to test an Aimpoint Micro on my DSA/FAL/Congo. My good friend Mark LaRue, at LaRue Tactical, is now making a wonderful, low-profile, quick-release...

(September 2007 Quips)

4 Sept 07 Incident in OK, from a colleague there: “One of my off-duty officers was at a local convenience store last Thursday. Staring at him, he noticed a VCA he had previously arrested for assault. Our officer turned to leave, having no wish for a confrontation....

(August 2007 Quips)

1 Aug 07 Hoot & Shoot, 2007 On 10-12 Aug 07 (Fri-Sun), my long-time friend and colleague, Evan Marshall, is once again hosting his “Hoot & Shoot” event in Midland, MI. I’ll be attending for the first time and also presenting a class. Like Skip Gochenour’s...

(July 2006 Quips)

2 July 07 Evil Roy? During a Course in WY last weekend, I had the opportunity to use a copy of Action Target’s new “ERPT” portable, steel target. “ERPT” stands for “Evil Roy’s Practice Target.” It seems “Evil Roy” is the pseudonym used by a well-known Cowboy Action...