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Brian Purkiss, Author at Locked Back

I frequently hear people say things along the lines of, “this grip feels better” or “I like how this fits in my hand better” or variations thereof. I’ve even said things like that before. However, in most instances, it’s completely irrelevant. As the title stated, “shooting isn’t supposed to be comfortable.” Shooting is all about…

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A complete meltdown of the CMMG Mutant – a blend of the AR-15 and AK-47. How long do you think it will last?

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Safety is the most important component of an enjoyable time at the shooting range.

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This NRA museum has a fascinating collection of firearms.

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.22lr plinking is a fantastic training tool. The CMMG Banshee is a fantastic AR-15 pistol trainer.

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Simple precautions can prevent unauthorized access to our firearms, potentially saving a life or keeping a firearm from getting stolen.

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This is not the first time the ATF has tried to ban bump stocks. They have tried to do so several times, but now they’re trying yet again at the insistence of President Trump, who thinks bump stocks are a bad idea. Not only is banning bump stocks an infringement on the 2nd Amendment, using…

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Everyone wants to go home safely during a police encounter. Follow these quick tips and everyone can.

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Colion Noir nails it once again – this time covering race baiting and gun ownership.

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Cars are not the magical bullet shields Hollywood leads us to believe.

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The .224 Valkyrie is the new hot stuff round for 2018, particularly in the AR-15 world. AR-15 manufacturers are jumping over each other to try and get a rifle introduced with this new caliber, even in the bolt action world! The .224 Valkyrie offers 1,300+ yard performance, shooting faster and flatter than .223 or even…

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Shot timers are excellent tools to enhance a dry fire, when utilized well.

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Invest in firearms? Yes please!

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Dry fire is the something every shooter should be doing to obtain proficiency with firearms.

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Get footage through your firearm’s sight picture with this unique action camera perspective.

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Reloads are quite simple when broken down into a few steps. Anyone can reload a handgun quickly with proper technique and practice.

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Law abiding gun owners are not criminals and law-abiding gun owners are not responsible for the actions of criminals.

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They insist they don’t want to take our guns, while also telling us we need to give up our guns and writing legislation to take our guns.

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Simple mistakes with a firearm are easy, but the consequences could be deadly.

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Real tracer rounds function by actually lighting the round on fire. This is a fire hazard, causing tracer rounds to be restricted at most public ranges, not to mention making the round visible to whomever you’re shooting at. The new Streak Ammo uses glow in the dark material to create the trace, instead of burning…

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