Holster Set-up for the Competitive Draw
If you want a smooth, competitive draw, your holster must be properly positioned at your side, though that position may change slightly on any given day depending on your flexibility and tension levels. Champion shooter Doug Koenig shows you how he positions his holster so that he can draw his handgun without wasted motion or energy.
Dealing with a 'Double Feed' Malfunction
If your AR-15 rifle fails to fire because of a "double feed," the tactical team at Gunsite Academy wants you to keep a clear head so you can clear the jam and quickly get your gun back in action. Instructor Bob Whaley, who last month demonstrated how to deal with a failure-to-feed malfunction, follows up this month by showing you the corrective action to take when you encounter the "double feed."
Preserves Extend Wingshooting Season
With wingshooting seasons closing across the country, we remind hunters that many game-bird preserves remain open through March, offering opportunities for a late-season day afield. Hunting on a preserve is an excellent way to introduce a newcomer to wingshooting or to enjoy a hunt with friends. Many species of hard-flying birds can be found at preserves, and many preserves allow you to bring your own bird dog.
Buddy & Me Tip: Getting the Response You Want
Scott Linden, host of the Wingshooting USA TV show, gives both a lesson in physics and canine behavior in this tip with his dog, Buddy. When training your dog to keep steady to wing shot and the falling bird, remember that you may be unwittingly causing your dog to react in a completely opposite way to what you intend. Scott explains.
New Products Unveiled at the SHOT Show
As the largest shooting, hunting and outdoor trade show in the world, the annual SHOT Show is known as the place where manufacturers from the United States and around the world roll out their new products--handguns, rifles, shotguns, optics, knives and a host of accessories. This year's show was in Las Vegas in mid-January, and though the show is for trade professionals only, the Outdoor Channel's daily SHOT Show TV segments and Gun Digest's Photo Gallery provide a tantalizing glimpse of the industry's cool new offerings.
On the Range with Massad Ayoob: The Making of Tactical Barbie
Dara Humphries trains with Massad Ayoob and learns what stressfire is all about.
Protecting Your Gun Collection
Popular television programs such as "Pawn Stars" and "American Pickers" show what can happen when unsuspecting surviving family members suddenly have to dispose of a loved one's collection. Here is a practical approach to protecting your estate and your family's financial security