Tag Archives: pistol

Hand-held Flashlight and Pistol: how I do it.

A question came up recently on how I use a handheld flashlight shooting in low/no light conditions. Rather than try and explain it verbally I think in this case a short video does a better job.

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Pistol Review: S&W 22A

Some years ago I found myself in the local gun shop looking at the various pistols when I found myself staring at a pistol I’d never seen before. It was a blocky looking thing with a Weaver rail covering the … Continue reading

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USPSA: 9mm bullets for Production – what weight?

Sparked by a question re: sub-sonic 9mm rounds, I discuss the relative merits of heavy, slow rounds for use in USPSA’s Production Class of competition as well as the philosophy of “practice” versus “match” ammo. Continue reading

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USPSA Pistol Shooting: How’s My Grip?

I have benefited greatly by watching Todd Jarret’s Youtube video on pistol shooting tips. I think his explanation of the placement of the pistol within the strong hand and the grip of the weak hand is outstanding. I have followed … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9 – Part VII: Update

Well, it’s been a couple of months now with the M&P9. Let’s review where we are so far: Apex Tactical “Competition Action Enhancement Kit” Dawson sights (fiber 1.25 red front/ black serrated wide rear) Black Diamond grip tape stainless guide … Continue reading

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Pistol review: Sig Sauer 226

I spent a couple of days recently shooting a Sig Sauer 226 with some surprising results. Continue reading

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Ruger SR-9: big bang for the buck

Ruger’s SR-9 is a light, inexpensive 9mm pistol that can really shine in USPSA competition. Continue reading

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USPSA: Formula 1 of shooting sports

I have always enjoyed shooting but when I tried bullseye competition it was never much fun. In fact I found it very stressful and I would often finish feeling more tense than when I started. If shooting wasn’t fun then … Continue reading

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