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The Lazy Samurai

“How did you like the CCW renewal class yesterday?”   “Oh… it was great.  Learned a bunch.  Didn’t like the dry-fire portion though.”   “Really?  Did something happen?”   “No, I mean, I get it.  Some of these people have limited knowledge and they need to get comfortable.  I’ve been shooting for years.  I know what I’m doing.  Besides… that...

Artemis Banner for Blog: Duncan v. Becerra, Part Trois

Duncan v Becerra, Part Trois Last year Judge Benitez issued a stay on the implementation of Proposition 63 as it related to the confiscatory nature of the law related to standard capacity magazines.  That decision, and the resulting opinion, was Duncan v Becerra, Part Un.  Later he issued his summary judgment (Glorious Decision) that beatified him...

Musings from West Point

It is Friday, June 28th, and I am completely wrapping myself in the patriotic glow of our nation.  I am writing this blog in our hotel room in Newbourgh, New York.  A few miles to the east is the site of George Washington’s NY headquarters; it was here that he rejected an American monarchy. ...

Have Gun, Will Travel

Have gun, will travel. “You guys take students to other shooting schools?  That seems kinda odd, doesn’t it?” Yeah… we get that question quite frequently.  As instructors, we are constantly seeking out additional training.  Sometimes it is for the simple pleasure of just being a student and not having to “run” a class.  Other times, we want...

Duncan v Becerra, Part II

Judge Benitez issued a stay of his decision pending appeal by DOJ.  This stay was somewhat unusually tailored to protect the thousands of individuals who relied on his decision and acquired LCMs over the last week. 

ITSEC

There has been a historic progression of training in weapons, literally, since the dawn of time.  People have relied on others to educate them on the usage of tools and tactics to protect themselves and their tribes against the aggression of others. Through constant training, the pupil strives to become a Master of Skill...

Defense Distributed

Today I wander into extremely dangerous territory for me. I am going to write about something of which I have very, very little technical knowledge:  3D-printed guns.  I do have some knowledge about weapons in general.  I possess a fairly robust knowledge of the tools that humans have used to kill one another throughout...