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  1. Welcome Aboard
    Hello fellow Hipoint enthusiasts. I am a new gun owner, bought my 1st gun ever today. I shot a Hipoint 9mm years ago and fell in love with it. Was at some strip pits with friends shooting guns off and was handed the HP. Always said if I ever bought a gun that would be it. I am not a real big...
  2. Caliber Zone
    How Long Will Ammo Last? by Kirk Lawson Right now ammunition is in a "seller's market." Ammunition manufacturers are cranking out as much as they can, as fast as they can. And pretty much every last drop of it is selling within days. Some people are new gun owners and trying to buy ammunition...
  3. Training
    Definition Series - Part 17: "Drop Safe" by Kirk Lawson The term "Drop Safe" comes up from time to time in the firearms community, particularly in sales and marketing literature. Unfortunately there seems to be confusion about what it means. Beginning from the early days of firearms, there...
  4. Training
    Definition Series - Part 14: "Pre-Travel" by Kirk Lawson As should be clear by now, the mechanics of the trigger pull are very important for accurate shooting and shooting comfort. One element of the trigger stroke which is commonly discussed by experts, aficionados, and wannabes is...
  5. Training
    Definition Series - Part 12: "Hold Control" by Kirk Lawson It is clear that the the most accurate shooting happens when the gun is held perfectly still during the activity of shooting. While it is impossible to hold the gun perfectly still without the use of special rest, Hold Control is the...
  6. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 11: "Breath Control" by Kirk Lawson To continue our discussion of firearms terminology and concepts, let's talk about "Breath Control." One of the requirements for wringing the most accuracy out of your shooting session is to minimize as much as possible the movement...
  7. Consumer Reviews
    Class Review - Hojutsu; the Martial Art of Firearms by Kirk Lawson Over the summer of 2018 my goal was to spend more time and effort on personal training. The first weekend of May, I took a two-day course on Hojutsu. The instructor was Sensei Norman Hood and the course was hosted by Defensive...
  8. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 9: "Fundamentals" by Kirk Lawson The "fundamentals" of any discipline are the most basic of skills, attributes, or understanding of principles required to engages successfully in that discipline. The process of accurate, effective, and safe shooting is no different...
  9. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 6: "Ammunition" by Kirk Lawson Ammunition is to guns as gasoline is to a car. It is a consumable product that is required for the operation of the machine. There is some slang surrounding the product and we will identify a few of the slang words. We will use the most...
  10. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 4: "Handgun" by Kirk Lawson In our continuing series of definitions for the firearms community, we will look at the term "handgun." We know what a "gun" is, what a "rifle" is, and what a "shotgun" is, as well as "short-barreled" rifles and shotguns. How is that...
  11. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 2: "Rifle" by Kirk Lawson To continue in our series of "definitions" let's look at what is a "rifle." As we saw with "gun," a "rifle" is something, legally, very specific. Under 18 U.S.C. § 921 (a) (7), a "rifle" is: The term "rifle'' means a weapon designed or...
  12. Lounge
    Definition Series - Part 1: "Gun" by Kirk Lawson Firearms ownership is growing in the U.S. More and more new people are entering the community as lawful owners. While some have grown up with firearms in their family, a great many of these new entrants have limited experience. To their...
  13. Lounge
    Little Girls, Pink Purses, and Gun Safety by Kirk Lawson [Realtree Wings and Cross Tote at The Well Armed Woman] I had the day off from work and the kids had the day off from school. My lovely young daughter, Allison, had been after me to take her swimming at the YMCA for a while so that is...
  14. Lounge
    Anyone who believes they have a right to own a gun in this country should go to the White House Petition page (https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/not-use-any-executive-order-establish-any-form-gun-control/Csr8GhmZ) and sign the petition to keep Osama/Obama from taking away our rights by...
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