The Truth About the Springfield Armory Echelon

Springfield Armory Echelon

The Springfield Armory Echelon hit the market a few months ago. To be honest, my first thought was “Just what we need, another polymer framed, striker-fired 9mm.” I am generally not a Springfield Armory fan. My daughter has one of their pistols, the Hellcat, as her EDC, I didn’t particularly like shooting it but she…

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Vehicle Safety: Protecting Yourself on the Road

Vehicle safety

Sometimes we look at our cars as mobile fortresses. People get to their car in a parking lot and immediately (and mistakenly) feel “home free”. While our cars do offer us a measure of safety, we’ve also seen many examples of people being pulled from their cars when they were surrounded during “mostly peaceful” protests.…

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Smith & Wesson Factory Grand Opening

A couple of years ago Smith & Wesson made the smart decision to plan their exit from gun-hostile Massachusetts to a more hospitable state. That turned out to be in Tennessee. Maryville, TN to be exact. This weekend my wife and I had to opportunity to attend the Grand Opening of the Smith & Wesson…

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When Pride Hinders Learning

Pride. It’s a confusing subject. We all have it at times, and at other times, we probably need more of it. It’s common to tell our children we’re proud of them while also calling pride one of the 7 Deadly Sins. We tell a family member that they should be proud of an accomplishment while…

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