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Iron Sights vs Red Dot

Iron Sights vs Red Dot

Jan 27th 2023

While some debates are nearly dead in shooting circles (9mm vs. .45, anyone?), some are just getting started. One of the latest debates stirring a lot of interest is the merits of the venerable, reliable iron sights in one corner, and young, upstart red dot sights in the other. Which is best, and mo …
A Guide to Co-Witness Sights

A Guide to Co-Witness Sights

Jan 4th 2023

A Guide to Co-Witness Red Dot SightsThirty years ago, optics were still somewhat untrusted on rifles meant for serious use. The prevailing attitude at the time was that optics fail, but iron sights don’t. Fast forward to the early-2000s: optics were being used in combat because of their obvious adva …
The Best Night Sights for Glock

The Best Night Sights for Glock

Dec 7th 2022

Known for their extreme reliability, Glock pistols are some of the best handguns on the market. Glocks fill the holsters of the majority of law enforcement officers in the U.S., hundreds of thousands of concealed carriers, and military personnel. There is no denying that Glock enjoys a well-deserved …
How To: Zero your Rifle with Iron Sights and Optics

How To: Zero your Rifle with Iron Sights and Optics

Posted by Monte Long on Sep 23rd 2022

Welcome to September in Texas! Y'all know what that means, right? If you guessed "Hot as hades," then you're right. But it also means that you should be getting ready for hunting season 'cause it's only about two months away.By getting ready, I mean making sure you're scouting your hunting area, ens …
 Set Your Sights On This – Hunting Rifle Drill for Speed and Accuracy

Set Your Sights On This – Hunting Rifle Drill for Speed and Accuracy

Posted by Monte Long on Sep 21st 2022

All right, it’s time to set your sights on some long gun practice!Hunting Rifle Drill OriginRecently, I wrote a blog on zeroing a Marlin 1894 carbine and a Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle in preparation for helping my folks at their place and the upcoming whitetail deer season here in Texas. With both lon …
Set Your Sights On This – Bill Wilson 5x5

Set Your Sights On This – Bill Wilson 5x5

Posted by Monte Long on Aug 17th 2022

Alright, guys, it's time to set your sights on another drill! Let's break out the carry guns this month and work on the Bill Wilson 5X5 Drill.Drill OriginsBill Wilson is the founder of Wilson Combat, which makes some truly beautiful handguns. He is also one of the founders of the International Defen …