The debut of Springfield Armory’s 1911 DS Prodigy pistol has created a lot of buzz. I’m cautiously optimistic about it, but I’m fired up about the waves it may create for the 2011 platform in the defensive pistol market.
Preparation is key when working towards achieving a goal. I have a goal of earning a pin from an upcoming class with Gabe White. As such, I’m making adjustments to my practice plans for it.
Not all handguns are designed with self defense in mind and some that are aren’t particularly well suited for it. Knowing what qualities to look for in a defensive handgun helps discern the good from not so good.
The custom holster market is filled with options ranging from terrible to fantastic. I’ve found Weber Tactical’s USPSA/IDPA holsters to be on the positive end of that spectrum even though I’ve run into a few issues with them.
Dry fire is a good practice necessary for cost effective development of practical marksmanship skills. However, not all firearms are well suited for dry fire. Here is what I think folks should know.
Five thousand rounds through a single gun might sound like a lot, but it goes by faster than one would expect when putting in the work with a gun. Zero failures after 5K is something to take note of.