Category Archives: Front Sight

Brass Over Bolt Malfunction

I stumbled across this m4carbine.net thread about the “craziest failure I’ve ever seen”. It discusses a situation in which a round gets wedged between the upper receiver and gas tube of an AR-15. I realized quickly that I’d seen the … Continue reading

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Petition for “Shall Issue” Concealed Carry in CA

Front Sight Firearms Training Institute is starting a campaign to “secure ‘shall issue’ concealed carry for all Californians”. There have been rumors for weeks now that gun rights organizations have been collecting signatures, but this is the first I have … Continue reading

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The 50/200 Yard Zero

I mentioned in my Official Front Sight Report (Part One) that the Front Sight curriculum encouraged us to zero our ARs with a 50-yard point of aim, point of impact. I only briefly mentioned why a 50/200 zero is useful … Continue reading

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ITW Releases FastMag Heavy and FastMag Pistol

I am a huge fan of ITW FastMags. I used them to carry my rifle magazines while attending Front Sight. They are available in MOLLE/P.A.L.S. (mounted up or down) and duty belt attachment styles, and can be stacked two deep. … Continue reading

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Front Sight Summary

Since I spent the time to break down my Front Sight experience into two posts (covering both the 4-day Practical Rifle and 4-day Defensive Handgun courses), I figured I would devote another post strictly to my thoughts and opinions a … Continue reading

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The Official savethegun Front Sight Report (Part Two)

The First Day of Front Sight’s 4-Day Defensive Handgun course started much better than the first day of rifle instruction. I knew what the course entailed, and what to expect- I had no first day anxiety of the unknown. The … Continue reading

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The Official savethegun Front Sight Report (Part One)

I’m happy to report that my time at Front Sight Firearms Training Institute was an absolute blast! I joined as a Diamond Member, entitling me to attend unlimited classes for free. Signing up for both the 4-day Practical Rifle and … Continue reading

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