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Accurate As A Broken Washing Machine

by Matt • October 6, 2013

For the past 5 months, FIVE MONTHS, my reliable old doublestack washing machine has been out of commission. I’ve been lugging my laundry to various friends’ houses and laundromats to get it done, wasting time staring at walls, playing way too much Candy Crush and generally figuring out a way to either get it fixed […]


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Do You Include Books in Your EDC?

by Matt • October 2, 2013

We train hard. We get all the gear, run through drill after drill, and shoot way more ammo than we need to. How much training do you do between your ears? With forums being pervasive on the Web, we can skim through threads and find like-minded people that are outspoken with their opinions and we […]


Why TacStrike Rocks

by Matt • September 25, 2013

A few weeks back I attended a 3-day carbine course. On Day 3, we started shooting steel at distance. I happened to have 3 targets systems from TacStrike in the back of my truck (1/4 IPSC systems to be exact) and I offered them up for the class to use. I had been using the […]


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My Journey Away From Tacticool

by Matt • September 5, 2013

I never served in the military and quite frankly regret that decision. That said, I can’t go back in time, I can only press forward. I’ve been shooting for many years, and when I started I wanted to be high speed. I mean I wanted to be a badass. I wanted a rifle, I wanted […]


AAR – Costa Ludus CE01 – Wiscasset, ME – Aug 29-31, 2013

by Matt • September 1, 2013

AAR – Costa Ludus CE01 – Wiscasset, ME 29-31 AUG 2013 Company: Costa Ludus Course: CE01 (3 day) Dates: 29-31 AUG 2013 Instructor: Chris Costa Location: Wiscasset, ME – Wiscasset Rod & Gun Club WX T1: Overcast, slight breeze, mid 70’s T2: Mostly Sunny, humid, high 70s T3: Slight rain in the morning, clearing, very humid high 70s My […]


AAR – MDFI 2-Day Home Defense Long Gun – Shoothouse – Alliance, OH AUG 17-18 2013

by Matt • August 19, 2013

Company: Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute (MDFI) Course: 2 Day Home Defense (Long Gun) Dates: 17-18 AUG 2013 Instructors: Erik Utrecht, Tom Fineis, Zach Hoernschemeyer, Kyle Location: Alliance, OH – Alliance PD Range and Shoothouse AAR PREFACE – For ease of writing, some of what follows is replicated from my AAR of the MDFI Home Defense Pistol Course on 7/18-19/2013. I have copied some […]


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AAR – MDFI 2 Day Home Defense Shoothouse (Pistol) 27-28Jul2013

by Matt • July 30, 2013

Company: Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute (MDFI) Course: 2 Day Home Defense (Pistol) Dates: 27-28 JUL 2013 Instructors: Erik Utrecht, Tom Fineis, Zach Hoernschemeyer Location: Alliance, OH – Alliance PD Range and Shoothouse WX T1 – overcast, some light rain throughout the day, highs in the 70’s, lows in the low 60s at night. Mosquito paradise. T2 – sunny, highs in […]