Optic mounting failures are a real thing. However, steps can be taken to virtually eliminate the chance of this happening when depending on optics to work.
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.
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.
Every gun has a story and is a chapter in the life of its owner, especially the first firearm. With a little reflection we can discover a number of lessons learned from or with that first firearm. Here are some of mine.
Measuring and tracking progress is an important aspect of a skill development journey. It not only confirms skills are in fact improving but it can also help identify specific improvement opportunities while making one aware of their limitations.
Secure firearm storage is a multifaceted problem. What is being secured? Where? And from what? As such, there is no one size fits all solution. When in doubt, go as big as one can afford.