Outdoor

The Road to Mammoth: Getting Good DOPE Part 2

Welcome back! Part one taught us the importance of accurately measuring data from your rifle. Subsequently, Chris will give us the necessary next steps to ensure your freedom seeds land exactly where you intend to plant them. DOPE is on the brain today friends. Confirm the firing solution accuracy at supersonic and into transonic By now, …

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DOPE

The Road to Mammoth: Getting Good DOPE pt. 1

Snipers weaponize math. To do this, they use Data on Personal Equipment (DOPE). However, that is not to be confused with Data From Previous Engagement (DOPE). So no matter what kind of DOPE you use, killing bad guys with math is pretty dope. Although, if you think mastering ballistics, and their solvers, requires Jedi like …

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Ballahack Airsoft

Airsoft After Service: You may be Surprised

Beyond just being bored from COVID-19, Veterans are always looking for the next adventure. We caught up with some who have turned to airsoft to meet fellow Vets. Also, to have some fun while staying 6ft apart. Airsoft is a combat simulation using replica guns that shoot plastic BBs. They can sting, but it is …

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The Road To Mammoth 2021: Gear Check – Mystery Ranch 3DAP

What comes to mind when you see the words “Mil Spec”?? At best  slick marketing executives throw those words around as if they bestow upon their product some heroic qualities. At worst consumers willingly divorce themselves from reason and pay extra for “mil-spec quality.” I’m not discounting there are high quality items that are technically …

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Silkies Across America

Irreverent Warriors Hike: Silkies Across America

“We bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide.” A simple motto. However, these are the principles that governs the Irreverent Warriors. If you have not heard of the group, surely you’ve heard of a silkies hike? A voluntary ruck march conducted by individuals wearing military style gym shorts. …

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Gunfighter Cast talks to ‘Shooter Rughi’

Gunfighter Cast is a production of Gun Mag Warehouse, your one stop shop for keeping your guns fed. We had the chance to listen to the latest episode, featuring Shooter Rughi, the now-famous protection detail professional who disarmed a protester in Seattle. In what may be the most viewed video of the last two weeks …

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The Road to Mammoth 2021- The key to success

“The only way you can truly prepare yourself for Mammoth is to have already done Mammoth,” a seasoned competitor told me as I was preparing for my first Mammoth.  “Even then, you’ll never really be prepared. Therein lies the beauty of it!” I initially dismissed this as a way to haze a newbie, deter my …

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The Road to Mammoth 2021- What’s in it for you?

A couple of years ago, I wrote an article for American Grit about why I – a middle aged, former college athlete, and patriot with no military training – decided to sign up for one of the toughest shooting and endurance competitions in the world, the Mammoth Ultimate Sniper Challenge. It’s an event traditionally dominated …

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