Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me…

I’ve fired it, so I know it’s a good brake in semi-auto or selective fire, but I never really stared at it in profile. If I had, I might have figured out earlier that Templar Custom’s MC-E (pronounced “Mickey”) is probably a backronym. They could call it “Minnie” for all I care; I like how […]

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Flash suppressor vs. muzzle brake

I was  at a neighborhood birthday party Saturday when one of my neighbors asked me about the Templar Custom MC-E muzzle brake I’d mentioned in previous posts. I’ve found it to be a great brake to use, though I haven’t yet personally tested being the shooter beside it to see if it is “neighbor-friendly” as […]

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Talking smack in Cuomo’s backyard

Talk 1300 AM is the “capitol district’s talk radio” in Albany, NY, and I had the opportunity to go on the air with host Melody Burns to lead off the 3:00 PM hour yesterday. Bob Owens on Melody Burns 2.14.2013 (MP3, interview starts about 5 minutes in after news and weather) I was on as […]

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You say “pre-game,” I say “range time”

After church yesterday I ran home and headed off to test some of the gear (some on sale, some under development) with the guys from Templar Custom, with the focus on the the newMC-E (AKA “Mickey”) muzzle brake and the Siege suppressor. I’ve generally not been a fan of brakes due to the fact that […]

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Hitting the brakes

I’m off to the undisclosed training location with some of the crew to try out the Templar Custom MC-E muzzle brake to see if it lives up to its billing as a comp friendly to those beside the shooter. We’ve always known that most brake designs port gas in such a way as to blast […]

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