There has been much conversation of late about single stack and M1911 style pistols in our advanced classes. This conversation was driven by several events in some of our advanced classes that led to questions being asked about suitability. Several problems arose due to reliability issues, due to capacity, and lack of familiarity on the […]
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Marksmanship matters. What a catchy slogan. The older I get, the more I agree with it. The older I get, I also have less tolerance with some of the BS that is being put out in the industry that passes for training. Matter of fact, I think that the training industry is about due a […]
We all know a Tactical Ted. He’s the dude that is yelling tactical truisms when you are on the range. DON’T LOOK AT THE HOLSTER, KEEP YOUR FOCUS DOWN RANGE ON THE BAD GUY. YOU HAVE TO KEEP BOTH EYES OPEN OR YOU’LL MISS HIS BUDDY. RELOAD AT ARMS LENGTH TO KEEP YOUR FOCUS ON […]
When it comes time to fight, you fight like you are that third monkey trying to board Noah’s Ark. And it is starting to sprinkle. #thirdmonkey
When I write an article, I always stay in my lane. I write about stuff that I have pretty close to complete mastery of. This topic, and by extension the reason for the article, is stuff I don’t feel I have mastery of when the time comes. Or should I say, stuff that you can […]
The idea that the difference in splits do not matter in defensive shooting is a red herring at best. It does matter. We tend to cling to metrics that prove our point, despite the truth being otherwise. There is a difference in the calibers. Square range capabilities carry little metric in real life defensive encounters. […]
Gun parts. Shoot them till they break. In my last installment of Things Do Break, I looked at some high round count guns, and the fact that some stuff does eventually break. What a concept, if you use a piece of gear, a lot, it may eventually fail. Now, I don’t say that as a […]
I have a very good student who trains. A lot. To say that he is somewhat of a professional student may be under-rating him. His platform of choice is a DA/SA SIG SAUER. His primary training pistol is a P226R. Did I mention that he trains a lot? Recently he has ran into problems during training […]
First off, let’s keep our minds from wandering and keep this to gun related topics. As I am talking about some of the real bad stuff that I see on gun forums and youtube. You all know exactly what it is that I am talking about. One case in point was a dude that posted […]
I have been on a bit of a tear here of late on the police and their gear. Man, I can’t get around the fact that we often are our own worst enemies. Let me start out and say a couple of things to lay the baseline. I am completely and totally good with the […]