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Skills & Tips

We all acrue a wealth of knowledge over the years.  Join me here so that I may pass some on.

The Long Haul

When have you had a zipper last over 20 years?  How about a zipper on something you have regularly mistreated (for better or worse)?  When we make purchases for outdoor equipment or tactical gear, h…
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Epic Backcountry Coffee

A good cup of Coffee in the morning is great.  But an amazing cup of Coffee in the backcountry is Epic!  Appreciating great coffee and all the health benefits that come with bulletproof coffee (as a…
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Painting Your Rifle

In this video we will walk you through, step by step, how to paint pretty much any piece of gear, to include that Black Rifle of yours.  Painting your AR-15, or anything else, will break up its outli…
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Patches for Kids

How do we get and keep the next generation interested in the Outdoors and Backpacking? One way I have found is to create ownership in the adventure for them by personalizing their gear.  In this case…
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Reactive Targets Primer

Every time you are out training, be it with pistol or rifle, each pull of the trigger is about $0.25 going down range.  Get the most out of your money and time by using reactive targets. This is just…
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The Mk 243

Doing my duty in putting forth a quick PSA:  Enjoy the time with the ones that matter…  And don’t take yourself too seriously.
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Marking Your Rifle

No matter how high quality a mechanical device is, eventually the stress of operation effects it.  An AR-15 or any other firearm is no different.  Modern, as well as past, firearms are arguably one …
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Building a Upper Receiver: Part 2

Today we are finishing up building our AR-15 Upper Receiver. We will walk through the installation of our hand guard, muzzle device, back up sights, charging handle and bolt carrier group.   Those c…
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Building a Upper Receiver: Part 1

Time to begin building the top half of your rifle!  Today we are starting with a stripped AR-15 Upper Receiver.  We will walk you through, strep by step, installing your barrel, barrel nut, gas tube…
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Building a Lower Receiver: Part 2

Following up on Part 1 of building a AR-15 Lower Receiver; we now will finish our project.  I this video we will install our safety selector, grip, rear take-down pin, buffer tube and stock.  And…
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Building a Lower Receiver: Part 1

This is the 1st installment of building a AR-15 Lower Receiver from the ground up.  Starting with our stripped lower receiver; we will go step by step installing the bolt catch, magazine release, for…
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Trigger Finger Placement

Here we have a small tweak on one of the 4 safety rules that pays dividends in certain situations.  Allowing for increased reaction time in a gun grab situation.  Like everything in this world it is…
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