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  1. Skill Set: Why I Don't Like the Forty

    Skill Set: Why I Don't Like the Forty by Tiger McKee This pair of Glocks are 9mm and the .40 caliber versions are the same size. The more abrupt cartridge, the .40 Auto, is harder on the machinery and the shooter. Is it enough more effective than the 9x19mm to justify going to the .40? Rich...
  2. The Evils Of Speed Holstering

    The Evils Of Speed HolsteringPosted by Ed Head on Jul 3rd, 2012 and filed under Ed Head, Featured. You can follow any responses to this entry through theRSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry Alright guys, let’s admit it; we all learned to shoot watching our heroes...
  3. Train without going to the range

    Skill Set: Mentally Preparing For Victory by Tiger McKee Training for personal combat, especially fighting with firearms is a costly, time-consuming process. Every avenue for improving your skills should be used, and one of the best methods for increasing your...
  4. Tactics

    Editor's Notebook: Tactics by Rich Grassi Is his mind on his surroundings? Would it be difficult to rob this person? I was recently privy to a conversation where the term "tactics" was said to be "all the stuff you tried to do when awareness, disengagement and skill at arms failed", or...
  5. Considering Calibers

    From Scottie Reitz's monthly offerings: Considering Calibers By: Scott Reitz, ITTS Lead Instructor The question arises concerning the 9mm versus the .40 caliber versus the 10 mm versus the .45 caliber. At this point I suppose arguments can be made for all calibers. First and foremost...
  6. Threat analysis about armed robbers

    Interesting threat analysis about armed robbers http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_8_38/477114_Must_read_post_from_GD.html riginally Posted By BurnedOutLEO: ately in GD we have had two different board members find themselves ooking down the barrel of a gun along with the GF of another ARFCOMMER...
  7. Caliber Choice

    This is a great article that presents you need the info clearly have been asked a number of times over the years what handgun round I prefer to carry & why. It’s not a simple, nor fast question to answer so shall make an attempt to do so here. The rounds you will find by my side most of the...
  8. Why Surrender Is Never an Option

    Why Surrender Is Never an Option Posted by Larry Mudgett on Jan 9th, 2012 and filed under Featured, Larry Mudgett. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry...
  9. The 1911 – A Century of Excellence – Triggernometry

    The 1911 – A Century of Excellence – Triggernometry by ADMINISTRATOR on NOVEMBER 29, 2011 by Jim Higginbotham “This is the finest close quarters combat handgun ever designed.” Said my friend and fellow firearms instructor Ken Hackathorn holding up a 1911 .45 Pistol in front of a class he...
  10. Choose Your Weapon! Part IA by Jim Higginbotham

    by Jim Higginbotham Choose Your Weapon! Part I “What handgun would you recommend for self defense?” S&W M-66 .357 Magnum Accuracy – 1.75 “ Controllability Index – 11.6 Effectiveness Index – 127% (TKO) That is a question I get a lot. Sometimes it is from folks who have...
  11. The “Center Mass” Myth and Ending a Gunfight

    The “Center Mass” Myth and Ending a Gunfight By Jim Higginbotham Surviving a gunfight isn’t what you think it is. Don’t let conventional wisdom get you killed. A well place round to “center mass” in your attacker may not take him out of the fight. Lots of people stay in the fight after...
  12. New Rory Miller book

    Those of you that know me know that I have a lot of respect for Rory Miller's book "Meditations on Violence" Well, he has out done himself in his new book, "Facing Violence" (about $19.00 at amazon) This book is far more important to read than almost any other. Much of the material is similar...
  13. Nation of Cowards

    If any of you have not read "A Nation of Cowards" by Jeffrey R. Snyder, I strongly suggest that you do it You can read it at John Schaefer's site at http://www.frfrogspad.com/cowards.htm John is a friend located in the wilds of Arizona and his site has a lot to offer...
  14. World threat levels raised

    This announcement has something to annoy almost everyone. Enjoy and do not say that I did not warn you ANNOUNCEMENT > >The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist >threats and have therefore raised their security level from "Miffed" >to "Peeved." > >Soon...
  15. Air Marshals -- Something to think about besides the TSA...

    The entire group of 4,000 Air Marshals makes 4 arrests per year. Not 4 per Air Marshall -- 4 TOTAL. That's roughly $200 million dollars PER ARREST. http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2010/04/the_effectivene.html
  16. Gun Humor

    Seems a guy cruises thru a stop sign, or whatever, and gets pulled over by a local policeman. Guy hands the cop his driver's license, insurance verification, plus his concealed carry permit. "Okay, Mr. Smith," the cop says, "I see your CCW permit. Are you carrying today?" "Yes...
  17. John Farnam - Training thoughts

    30 Nov 10 Upside-down? From a friend who carries regularly: "Yesterday, while preparing to put a string of Christmas lights on my front, roof border, I placed S&W M&P into my ky-dex/IWB holster. Spare magazine in my left, front pants pocket, warm coat, warm cap, glasses. Ready to...
  18. How not to teach your wife Gun Safety

    This is an oldie, but worth repeating Enjoy, but please do not do this http://www.neshooters.com/wife.wmv
  19. Injury accidents on training ranges:

    The latest from John Farnam Nearly all independent trainers, like myself, have witnessed students perpetrate NDs on ranges. Genuine ADs, resulting from defective guns and/or ammunition, do occur, but they are extremely rare. The vast majority of NDs involve single shots, and the errant...
  20. Why a Gun is Civilization

    I have seen this around, and it often starts some discussion about the actual author. Most claim it was actually written by a blogger named Marko Kloos. Some say that Major Caudill doesn't even exist. I don't know, but I ran a search and found it posted on Kloos's blog dated March 23, 2007...
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