Canadian Forces vs C-Clamp: Battle of the Rifle Grips

Most of my time over the past 17 years with a rifle, I've held what I coined last week as a "pedestal" style grip. The kind of grip where your support hand rests on the bottom of the handguard, usually at somewhere between the midpoint of the handguard and the magwell (or on the magwell … Continue reading Canadian Forces vs C-Clamp: Battle of the Rifle Grips

Rifle Pedestal vs C-Clamp Grip (Plus Training Scars From the Army)

When I released from the reserves in 2008, I made a commitment to myself I would, at a minimum, maintain proficiency at arms to a comparable standard as that when I was in the military. In hindsight, that was a remarkably low standard to set. I was a Signals Operator (a Sig), and my radio … Continue reading Rifle Pedestal vs C-Clamp Grip (Plus Training Scars From the Army)

How I Started Shooting 3-Gun (and Shooting in General)

I love teaching new people about guns.  That has been my passion for the past 15 years.  It all started when I became a Small Arms Training (SAT) Range Operator with the Canadian Forces in 2004.  Until my release in 2008, most of my life revolved around planning "Range Ex's" in Calgary ASU for Cadets, … Continue reading How I Started Shooting 3-Gun (and Shooting in General)