MASF Members Chronicles

Real life stories by MASF members relating to firearms, safety, education, training and mindset.

Catastrophic failure… loading .300 Blackout ammo into a .223 REM/5.56x45mm gun

By: Carlos Santillan – MASF Member - Background: I was at a friend's home to try out his .30 cal suppressor on my SBR. I have...

I thought lived in a “safe neighborhood”, now I know there is no such...

By: Rick Topping, US Army Veteran – MASF Member Originally Published in MASF Quarterly Online Magazine Fall 2015 issue Two years ago I was almost given a...

I was anti-gun until the day my family and I were almost killed by...

By: Roger Acuavera – MASF Member I grew up in Oxon Hill, MD, a small town just outside Washington, DC. Growing up I had very...

Educating the Next Generation on Responsible Gun Ownership

By: Adam Kraut, Esq. – MASF Member Originally Published in MASF Quarterly Online Magazine Fall 2015 issue While it is impossible to isolate any particular factor...

Dealing with opposing views on firearms with a significant other.

By: Eric Cotter, Field Editor – MASF Member Originally Published in MASF Quarterly Online Magazine Fall 2015 issue For most the idea of being with someone...

This is what happened when I didn’t listen to my gut instincts

By: Kacey Lester, college student – MASF Member Originally Published in MASF Quarterly Online Magazine Fall 2015 issue My name is Samantha Harris. I’m a 23...