Show Links – 12/26/2020

Show notes and links for Shootin' from the Hip, December 26, 2020. Jeff and Mark spent most of the show talking about a notice document the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) posted for comment on titled Objective Factors for...


NEW STOCK AVAILABLE Most of the guns listed in the pre-Thanksgiving email have already been sold.  We have, however, received the following NEW guns that are available for sale: Remaining firearms: Smith and Wesson Shield w/ 5 mags and bug-out-bag: $525 SCCY CPX with...

Ammo Notification

Ammo Notification

FEB 2021 UPDATE: We now have 9mm in stock at the range. Boxes are $45 each. We are also opening up the opportunity to order 20 box cases of Blazer brass 9mm - in order to take advantage of this, please send a confirmation email to The one-time...

Ammunition Shortage

Very good summary of the multi-faceted supply chain issues contributing to our ammo shortage - starts at about 1:20 into the segment. Bearing Arms - Cam & Company: Where Has All the Ammo Gone? (You can find more articles and video from Cam Edwards at...


SimTrainer Range Guns for Sale It is estimated that about 90% of all guns in circulation in the US have been sold. As almost everyone knows, it is almost impossible to get any of the preferred firearms people most want. We are almost out of every new gun we had in...

Deadly Force Decisions – The First Step

DEADLY FORCE DECISIONS – THE FIRST STEP Lt. David L. Williams (ret)   We live in a violent society. When I first became a police officer, I carried a six shot revolver. Portable radios were bigger and heavier than bricks.  There were no cages in patrol cars, and...

Meet the G44!

Meet the G44!

There's a new FEATURED GUN program here at SimTrainer! We recently obtained two highly sought after firearms for our members to try out on our NEW Feature Gun Program so we can determine if it is worthwhile to add them to the Range Gun Program.  The first is the Glock...

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    Ohio CCW Certification

    This state-mandated course is taught by NRA and/or OPOTA certified instructors, and it meets all State of Ohio training requirements for applying for a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) which permits licensees to carry concealed handguns.

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    SimTrainer offers range membership for those who want to get in regular practice here at the range. It also comes with a discount on classes and retail purchases, along with early access to special events, and more!

    First Shots

    At the end of this course, parents will know the proper way to handle these firearms and be able to supervise their children on the range if and when they elect to participate in recreational shooting as a family activity. If you're new to firearms training, First Shots should be your first port of call!