I've always thought there was something just a little bit ... wrong ... with the "check your three o'clock and nine o'clock" drill, but I never knew what it was (except it seemed a bit ostentatious).
So when I found a reference toe the P.McN.... series, I viewed it with no expectations except that I couldn't get to sleep and maybe this would help my insomnia.
Hmmm ... no. It's more interesting than that, Not EXCITING ... but certainly more reasonable:
Pat McNamara on Range Theatrics - YouTube: Published on Sep 16, 2015
So maybe I won't be drowsy for a while yet, as I go check out some of the other (short, but informative) instructional videos in the series.
For more from Pat McNamara, check out his instructional video, Make Ready with Pat McNamara: Carbine TAPS