Everyone has their own ideas about this, and most of them work just fine. I’ll begin by breaking this into two groups: pistols you carry for protection, and competition guns. For a Glock that you mainly just carry, the recommendation in the owners manual is about perfect. You don’t need much lube when a gun […]
I started with a revolver. I just got a like new Taurus model 82. I’ll be posting about revolver shooting soon I expect.
I was originally going to jump on the subject of straight-away targets and why we miss them, because the topics go together. But that subject is huge, and needs a ten article series. Instead I’ll just start with gun speed in general. If you’ve shot much trap, you already know that there is not much … More Trap Basics: Gun speed
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Many people purchase handguns for protection, but never plan to compete. But what if you’re thinking about it? You don’t want to end up with a monkey gun that hurts you in competition. And let me assure you, most of the near stock competition pistols are the best carry guns. Competitors…
Let’s take practical pistol for example. On average, how many repetitions do you perform for each drill? I’m referring to competitors, not people that shoot twice a year. I must give all credit of this tip to champion Ben Stoeger. He wrote a short piece online that explained it perfectly. Our bodies and brains learn … More How do you practice?
For 2016, why not try something new in dryfire and live fire? From watching some of Robert Vogels stuff online, I’m convinced my weak hand needs to be higher on the gun. This will take some work. But I believe the benefits are huge. Search for a weak point in your technique or competition game. … More Pick one thing new to try
Well, the year is about to start over, so this is a good time to get things in order. First, shoot some 5 shot groups with your handgun at the range. Try 5 yds, 15 yds, and 50 yds. Where did it hit? If it’s off, adjust the sights. Next, shoot a full magazine at … More Time to check your pistol
If you’ve been here much you know how important dryfire is to increasing your skill level. But there are other things to do that are so easy, many shooters don’t even think about them. Here’s the thing: try to have your pistol in your hand a few minutes daily. You don’t have to pull the … More Getting to know your pistol
I’ve been having some rambling thoughts about competition shooting, and thought I’d share them. First, do you know how many Grandmasters there are in USPSA? It’s a small number. And making GM doesn’t mean you’ll win a major shoot. Look at the results. The same 5 to 10 names are always on top. Occasionally a … More The Rest Of Us
You would be surprised if I told u how many old guys and farmers had little .25s in their overalls. Don’t pick a fight with an old dude. You might get shot. http://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/the-used-market-the-pocket-25/