Marksmanship is a perishable skill. If you don’t practice, your accuracy, speed and familiarity will diminish. The solution is simple: practice, practice, practice. While it may be difficult to get excited about doing dry fire drills at home, there is an alternative that is both fun and allows you … [Read more...] about When Practice is Fun
Hardening Your Home
We tend to think of our home as our castle or our safe space. We should all be fortunate enough to feel safe in our homes. While it may “feel” safe, there are several steps you can take to improve its safety. Hardening is defined as “to make or become tougher and more clearly defined.” We should … [Read more...] about Hardening Your Home
More Gun Laws to Be Debated in the New Year
Through the past year, we’ve watched as the current administration has enacted many new laws. Some of them were aimed at reducing firearms violence (something we all support). Many of our elected representatives suggest that even more laws are needed and promise that banning specific inanimate … [Read more...] about More Gun Laws to Be Debated in the New Year
Is Gun Control Working for You?
Much fanfare was presented following the passage of U.S. House Bill H.R. 1808. This bill, titled “Assault Weapons Ban of 2022,” would make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). … [Read more...] about Is Gun Control Working for You?
Are You a Hero?
Recent events at a mall in Indiana may have you asking yourself questions like, “Could I have been the hero in this event?” “What would I have done if I were there?” “What have I done to be prepared for the worst kind of human behavior?” On July 17, a deranged individual walked out of a shopping … [Read more...] about Are You a Hero?
New Year’s Resolution: What If?
Tis the season of resolutions. Some are kept, many slip by the wayside, perhaps to be repeated next year. We suggest an alternative at which you’re more likely to succeed: “What if?” None of us ever want to be in a situation where we need to take emergency actions. We make choices on a constant … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolution: What If?
Responses for Common Questions, Comments Heard at Timberline Firearms
Working at Timberline Firearms, we see a lot of interpersonal dynamics and we get a lot of great questions. Here are some of the questions and comments we hear and overhear at the gun store. 1) I’d like to buy my wife a small firearm because she has small hands. What do you recommend to make it … [Read more...] about Responses for Common Questions, Comments Heard at Timberline Firearms