Here are a few links to articles and videos I found interesting this week and want to share. Some are intellectual. Some are informative. Some are just fun. If you have some free time, check them out this weekend.
12 Gauge birdshot damage
A good reminder about firearms safety and some graphic photos of the damage 12 gauge birdshot will do at close range. This is a horrific wound, but please don’t think that I advise using birdshot for self defense. I do not. It simply lacks the versatility of buckshot. If your fight goes beyond 20 feet or so, birdshot isn’t likely to cause enough damage to result in a physical incapacitation. At contact distance, it works great. Beyond that, not so much.
How To Cultivate A Presence Of Mind That Will Counter-Balance Fear
A good article about how to develop a mindset to reduce fear.
How to Start a Fire with a Water Bottle
A good skill to have in your survival toolbox!
Remington 12 Gauge Ammo Recall
There’s a recall on some lots of Remington Low Recoil 00 Buck cartridges. Check your lot numbers if you use this round!
G&A Ranks the Best States for Gun Owners in 2013
How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner
An incredible list of resources that will enable you to continue your education for a lifetime…
25 Ways To Feel Totally Fucking Awesome
I like number 25: “Do Randomly Awesome Shit”
Another note on poor quality ammunition.
A good reminder from Loose Rounds. I know ammo is hard to come by. Don’t hurt yourself using cheap crap!