Ben Branam

Dealing with Angry Violent People: Just Calm Down

By on November 20, 2017

Dealing with violent people is hard, scary, and dangerous.  Sooner or later you will come across one and the best way to win is always not to fight.  If the violence is eminent, you should protect yourself, but if there

Show Pop and Naked Guns

By on November 13, 2017

Last weekend in Texas there was a show pop at a local gun show.  The problem that created it… naked loaded guns. A show pop is something the guys at Sparks Firearms came up with to make a bad joke

Pumpkin Carving with a .50 BMG

By on November 8, 2017

  Shooting a pumpkin at 1000 yards with a Barrett .50 BMG is all fun.  See the video here. This was a borrowed rifle and borrowed ammo.  The rifle was zeroed at 100 yards with different ammo then the stuff

Podcast 212 Church Safety and Security

By on November 7, 2017

Click Here Get Notes by Email  Today: Church Safety and Security, it’s on everyone’s mind that works in, goes to, or is around a church after the mass shooting at Sutherland Springs Baptist Church.  How can you make yourself and

How to Test a Handgun for Self Defense Use

By on November 6, 2017

Getting a new gun is exciting, even more so with the latest model. I love new stuff, and by the amount of hits I get on this blog and my podcast, when I post about new guns, you do, too.

Muzzle Breaks and Compensators are Too Effective?

By on November 1, 2017

You can see in the video that this muzzle break, rifle, ammo and shooter combo work too well.  The muzzle actually dips after each shot. Normally the rifle will recoil up and left for a right handed shooter.  Both are