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Top Service Pistols for 2014

Top Service Pistols for 2014

I’ve talked about the best choices for Concealed Carry, but what about for the guys who have to carry openly?  Law Enforcement, PMC, Security Contractor, or general Open Carry use, these are going to require a different type of handgun.  Basically as much gun on your hip as you can get.  Full sized, full capacity, […]

Beretta Pico

Beretta Pico

If you were looking for new sub compact .380 pistol, Beretta has a new option for you. As small as .380 Mouse Guns go, it looks good. Looks like it’s for little lady hands… I think I’d have to use chopsticks to hold it. But it’s cool looking, and it looks like it has good […]

A Brief Over-View of Beretta’s 90 Ser...

A Brief Over-View of Beretta’s 90 Series pistols.

92FS & 96FS.   Standard Beretta 92/96 series. 3 dot sights.  This is the classic.  Used in every movie ever made through the 80’s.  Used by Law Enforcement around the world during that time.  It’s a great looking handgun.  Solid.  Accurate.  Reliable.  Shooting it is like driving a Cadillac.  Much like the Cadillac’s of the 80’s, […]

Shooting fast

Shooting fast

There is a tidal movement to shooting pistols as quickly as possible.   Instructors and wannabe “Know It Alls” are using 9mm to accomplish this.  More bullets, smaller and lighter… rapid fire.  This movement was very slow at first.  Then The Art Of The Dynamic Handgun video came out.  Haley and Costa rocking those M&P’s like […]

Reading.

Reading.

I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately. And it always impresses me that even in the oldest books about shooting, trigger control is always mentioned as being critical. It was every bit as important “Back Then” as it is now. The only difference is that back then, they didn’t have trick sights with illuminated […]

Pistol Training with Steve Reichert

Pistol Training with Steve Reichert

Had the chance to train with Steve Reichert today.  Not as an Instructor, but as a Student.  And I had a great time.  Photos can be found here. Steve Reichert puts on a top notch training class. It was an honor to train with a man of his experience and insight. I can honestly say […]

Remember that old Daewoo Pistol?

Remember that old Daewoo Pistol?

Some time ago, Daewoo was importing a great little pistol into the US.  Then for whatever reason, it was abandoned.  Leaving all Daewoo pistols in the US orphaned. I remember shooting one once and was very impressed.  It was a great handgun.  I liked it.  The owner smiled and said I couldn’t buy it.  I […]

Speed Holstering.

Speed Holstering.

There has been some controversy in the Gun Community about Appendix Carry and a video that was posted by Gun Nuts. The problem I have isn’t the position of the holster.  You can Appendix Carry all you like.  If the gun is in the holster, it’s fine.  Drawing the gun from the holster, it’s fine. […]

This is a great email

This is a great email

I normally don’t post emails that I get… namely because I just flat out get too many of them. And I may not answer them all. But I do read all of them. Hi Ogre, My wife and I have been batting around the idea of purchasing a pistol or two for a few years […]

The Catch 22 of the 10mm

The Catch 22 of the 10mm

So many shooters say they love the 10mm.  But they’ve never owned one.  They say that they would, if ammo was cheaper and more plentiful.  If they would actually step up and buy 10mm guns and buy 10mm ammo, then the Gun Industry would respond in kind.   More guys buying 10mm, the more ammo would […]