Seeing the J-Frame sights


The j-frame is an experts gun because its heavy trigger pull, light weight /defensive caliber and low capacity can pose a real problem for inexperienced shooters… But I think they have an even bigger problem for the shooter that wants to train with them. They don’t have any sights to speak of. This is even […]

Choosing a Concealed Carry Revolver

Defensive Revolvers

Choosing a concealed carry revolver can be a daunting task with all of the choices in the market and I thought it would be helpful to explain how I ended up with the Smith & Wesson 642. CCW Revolver Capacity Concealed carry revolvers are constrained in size and with the exception of the Colt Detective […]

The new WTBGU! Project Gun… S&W 642


As a reader of WTBGU! there is a pretty good likelihood that you carry a Glock 19 or an M&P Shield as your primary carry gun, but… even so, there is a good chance, at least some of the time, you carry a j-frame too. I’ll admit that I have a personal bias towards semi-auto’s, […]

Why you should dryfire


I’ll be the 1st to admit I don’t dry fire as much as I should… and I almost never do with my M&P Shield or Glocks… but recently I got a reminder about how important it is. I don’t dryfire with my striker fired guns because the trigger doesn’t reset so it just isn’t much […]

Working on Position Entry

position entry

Had taken a long winter break from shooting starting last October then started shooting again April. Sure does take a while to get back to where I had been skill-wise.  So far, had an okay match at the Area 6 Championship in April and the South Carolina Section Championship in May was one of the […]

MTB Rider catches his own mugging on GoPro


This video is from near Cape Town, South Africa of a mountain biker that caught his own mugging on video… Actually on a GoPro in glorious Hi Def. Actually that is what originally caught my attention. Normally we see these videos in the form of 3rd person grainy security footage, with less than ideal lighting. These […]

Is there any such thing as the perfect gun?


I may think about guns and gear more than anyone I know. I also try to be very pragmatic as I don’t really think of myself as a collector. If a gun or a piece of gear isn’t used for something, I don’t really have any use for it and would just assume sell it. […]

How to “Fix” IDPA

This week I got a tweet from Triangle Tactical asking what I thought about their podcast titled “How we would fix IDPA” and a request for comments. So here it goes… They start off by discussing 2 common grips that some people have that they have no issues with… cover and half-second Vickers count scoring. And […]