|The art of the rifle ... 3
April 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
The Jeep was almost sliding down the rocky, shale-strewn mountainside at a steep 15-degree angle when Larry Wieshuhn stood on the brake.
These Texas rock piles, small mountains in the hill country northwest of San Antonio, are treacherous and slippery, particularly when following another vehicle. The Jeep in front nearly slid off the road, and Wieshuhn slammed on the brakes.
|The house search
March 01, 2012 at 3:29 pm
Nothing is more terrifying to a homeowner than a “hot” burglary. That’s what detectives call incidents where cold-blooded cretins, crawling out of their skins with drug addictions, creep a house with the occupants home, generally asleep. Worse yet are those who get a sexual thrill from the power trip of invading a home and creeping it while the occupants are sleeping. The ultimate thrill for this scum is to enter the bedroom and watch the occupants sleep.
|Rusty gun syndrome
February 01, 2012 at 7:21 am
We were swapping out units: I was getting a newer take-home unit from one of the other guys. He was getting another unit assigned to him by the chief in our small-town police department.
|One gun theory
January 01, 2012 at 1:00 am
An old chestnut states “Beware the man with one gun.”
|Breaking in the .22-250
December 01, 2011 at 11:54 am
I was more than a little frustrated, and embarrassed to boot.
|The much maligned “9”
November 01, 2011 at 12:07 pm
It happened again at an afternoon barbecue a few months ago. A new acquaintance commented he was looking at buying a new pistol.
|Lead sled and sighting in: Less chore, more fun
September 29, 2011 at 11:57 am
Every profession and every hobby has countless accessories, geegaws and knickknacks that supposedly make it easier to reach the final objective or goal — whether putting a ball in a hole or a projectile in a certain place on an animal or target.
|The H&R Handi-Rifle it’s a deer stomper
August 31, 2011 at 12:14 pm
I was fighting the morning commute when my cell phone rang. I knew it had to be Carlos. It was deer season — and he calls me at the same time almost every morning to talk about deer, guns and hunting.
|Louisiana changes state concealed carry permit law
August 02, 2011 at 8:59 am
If you carry concealed, several things have changed since the 2010 legislative session of which you should be aware.
|Shoot fast … slow
June 30, 2011 at 9:55 am
A group of us used to make a circuit of three different monthly PPC (Police Pistol, Combat) matches. At least, those who had the time and really got into the competitive spirit made the circuit.
|Pocket Rocket — Ruger’s new LC9 Compact Pistol
June 10, 2011 at 11:26 am
A couple of years ago, at the Louisville NRA convention, I wandered over to the Ruger booth to watch Randell Pence, national sales manager for Ruger Firearms, doing a land-office business.
|The Bodyguard .38 Special Smith & Wesson reinvents the revolver
May 02, 2011 at 9:56 am
There are so many innovative handguns hitting the retail shelves these days, it’s hard to stay ahead of the curve when you’re a gun writer.
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