Andy Rutledge steel match

Yesterday I competed for the first time in a couple months at the NTXLF Run ‘n Gun steel match. The shoot was held once again at Proactive Defense and run by the North Texas Lead Farmers. It was a perfect…

AIA Surplus NIB bolt carrier group

Over the past few months I’ve been collecting parts for an AR pistol build, chambered in 300 Blackout. As of now, I have the following components: BCM upper Palmetto State Armory lower Daniel Defense cold-hammer-forged 10.3″ barrel, 300 blk AIA…

My Glock 19: 20,000 Rounds Later

Last night I put the 20,000th round through my Gen 4 Glock 19. Being my competition gun, I typically train with this one more than my other pistols. I bought it in late December of 2013 and since then have…

HPR Black Ops 9mm OTF

Here’s a fantastic ballistics test with HPR Black OPS 9mm 85gr OTF by DocTacDad. He uses a Glock 19 and an XDs for the test. Great performance from both pistols. Looks like a great load for home defense or personal…

Travis Haley Venti 100-shot Drill

Travis Haley shares a fantastic 100-shot drill here. So great. Already integrated into my training. How about yours?

4 rules

I made this graphic today for work and thought I’d share here, too. This is vital stuff!

sight picture

When you first get into shooting, you may find a lot of information or discussion on sight picture. It’s an important topic and it deserves some discussion. Your research into the matter of aiming and sight picture will typically result…

Andy Shooting

Yesterday I competed in the North Texas Lead Farmers steel match. This was my third of fourth time to compete in the Intermediate division and I placed 3rd out of 12. This was the first match with the new wall/barrier…

Everyday Carry

Those who wish to responsibly protect themselves and choose to abide by the law end up jumping through a series of hoops that lead to a concealed-carry license. But forget that morally irrelevant document for a moment and let’s dwell…

Andy shooting the Glock 19

I’ve had my Glock 19 Gen4 for exactly 6 months now. I checked my shooting records today and see that I’ve shot 14,020 rounds through it so far, with not a single malfunction. I did have a mild issue after…