February 27, 2015

Ask a concealed carrier and you'll likely get several answers, which is no surprise, as everybody has their own reasons.  Some carry for the protection of themselves and their family, some may carry with the mindset that they are willing to protect anybody unable to pr...

October 19, 2014

Many times I am asked, “What kind of gun should I buy?”   There are many other follow-up questions required in order to properly make suggestions.   Is the firearm going to be used for target practice, protection, competition?  Is it for an experienced shooter, a new s...

August 1, 2014

History reflects that men have long been associated with firearms, whether it was purpose-driven for survival, or for love of the sport itself.  We have heard of exceptional female shooters as well, but until recently, guns were typically associated with men.


That’s ch...

June 15, 2014


Cease Fire:  All shooters are ordered to stop shooting and place firearm down in a safe manner.

Range Safety Officer (RSO):  The person certified and responsible for overseeing safety at the range and among shooters.

180 Degree Rule:  The shooter is responsib...

June 1, 2014

So, I’ve always been one of those guys that carried his holster on a regular work belt.  In fact, I’ve competed with that belt and have taken several gun courses with it as well. I’ve used a flimsy 5.11 TDU belt, but just had more luck with a standard leather belt.  I...

March 1, 2014


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Outdoor Range; Pistol Range, Rifle Range, Skeet & Trap, Tactical Bays; Classes and training (including CHL), Store
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December 30, 2013

           So you have a little confidence under your belt and you're considering competing in your first shooting match.  But you're very nervous, since this is uncharted territory for you.  This is very common, and I personally know the feeling well, but I have yet t...

December 1, 2013

I love shopping for guns…not necessarily buying them, but looking at them and handling them.  It doesn’t matter to me whether it’s at a store or a gun show, but I have found there to be several “catches” to both.


Gun shows can be a great experience because they afford...

November 1, 2013

I was fortunate to partake in "A Call to Arms: 2nd Amendment Saturday" hosted by the Williamson County Republican Party at Best of the West Shooting Range in Liberty Hill, Texas on Saturday.  It is reassuring to know that our elected officials promote our right to bear...

September 1, 2012

     During my involvement in the shooting community, I have met some wonderful, good-hearted people.  One of my goals as founder and creator of Bulletbytes is for others to share in the pleasure of knowing some of these fine folks and help keep the community growing i...

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