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Thunder Beast Arms #205 Practical Field Shooting Workshop Review

March 5, 2014


I started this blog back in 2011, mainly to remember a major trip to Oregon. The pretense for the trip was Thunder Beast Arms’ Practical Field Rifle 101 Course. Basically, I signed up for three days of serious practical long range shooting. With a day on each end of the trip to travel to and […]

Front Sight 4-Day Defensive Handgun Class: Review and AAR

November 15, 2012


After 4-days in the Nevada Desert, my friends and I have returned home to civilization. Everyone in our party had an enjoyable time learning/relearning tactical pistol skills. What will follow is a discussion of the course, the material, and some of the photos from the trip. Overview As I mentioned during my last recap from […]

Getting the Gear Dialed In

November 6, 2011


The past few weeks this blog hasn’t been super active. I’ve been mainly getting ready for hunting season. Every morning and evening, I’ve been practicing with the bow to rebuild my shoulder strength. Diet and Sleep have been pretty wholesome. One goal since coming back to the city was finding other hunters to partner up […]

Getting ready for Blacktail

October 8, 2011


Following the pheasant hunt, had a laid back afternoon. I bumped into P from the rifle class, while I was pheasant hunting, she was fishing on the Umpqua. She caught some monster fish including a big salmon…sadly, Oregon has some weird fishing laws. She had to release all the fish. Apparently, to take a salmon […]

Thunder Beast Arms Practical Field Rifle 101: Class Photo

October 7, 2011


I’d like to thank the TBAC Crew, Shane and Ray for putting on a good class. The class really redefined what I consider to be “long range” and what I consider to be a “tough shot.” Zak for lending me the sweet AI AW (PS, I’m buying one of your cans as soon as I […]

Thunder Beast Arms Practical Field Rifle 101: Day 1/2 Recap

October 6, 2011


As I mentioned in my first post I’ve been shooting seriously for about a decade. Competition and serious training have been major parts of my shooting career.  I’ve trained with Chuck Taylor, Front Sight, USA Academy, ITTS, and a few other groups, all of those classes have been either Carbine, Pistol, or Submachine Gun. Although […]


October 3, 2011


I wanted to start this blog for three main reasons: Remember my trip to Oregon in a structured fashion Share my experience with my friends and family Show other paleo/foodie/urbanites who grew up in a non-hunting households that it IS possible to take up hunting as an adult. Points 1 and 2 are pretty self-explanatory […]