Category Archives: USPSA

United States Practical Shooting Association

Towa target paster applicator: priceless device

Sometimes things find their way into our lives with little fanfare or notice, yet when removed the void is dramatic. Such is the case with a simple but extremely effective device made by Towa, a Japanese company specializing in labels … Continue reading

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CED 7000: Shot Timer Supreme

Practical shooting is judged on accuracy, power and speed so correctly capturing the speed of a shooter is critical. There are many manufacturers of timing devices for our sport but one company stands out: Competitive Edge Dynamics. Their CED7000 timer … Continue reading

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Montana Gold Bullet, Inc.: Gold Indeed

Montana Gold Bullet provides affordable, high-quality bullets for the practical shooter interested in reliable, cost-effective hand-loaded ammunition. Continue reading

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FN Self-Loading Police: First Look

FN (FNH?) has a long history as a leading manufacturer of front-line battle weapons. Their military and police contracts are huge as is their commitment to excellence. It should come as no surprise that their tactical shotgun is also a … Continue reading

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Arredondo Base Pads: bottomless mags-R-us!

Those of us lucky enough to be able to indulge in the shooting sports are doubly blessed with a large number of entrepreneurs who have made it their business to provide us with all sorts of things to help improve … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9 – Part VI: bottom line (sort-of)

The rubber meets the road with the M&P9 at practice and in competition. Continue reading

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Springfield Armory 1911 TRP: Yes, it’s that good.

Springfield TRP: one big, mean, tough 1911. Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9: Part IV – A Comedy of Errors

Installing Apex Tactical’s Competition Action Enhancement Kit. Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9: Part III (with a sidetrack into USPSA history)

In 2001 the US Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) decided to add a new competitive division. It would be known as “Production” class. The idea was simple: allow shooters to compete with common duty/self-defense pistols in stock configurations. These would include … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9mm: Part II

A critical component of any competition pistol is the trigger. No matter how nicely the gun fits your hand, no matter how well the sights work and no matter how expensive or cheap the gun is, without a good trigger … Continue reading

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