Month: July 2018

Pop Packs are filled with environmentally safe, water-soluble gel, and they explode when hit. With their different colors, numbers and shapes, they’re great for target-decision drills—and they’re a whole lot of fun. Let’s face it: Shooting holes in paper over and over can turn your range session to a snooze fest in short order. After
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MTM Case-Gard Pistol Rest The simplest gear is often the most effective. For the past few months I’ve been doing my handgun accuracy tests off MTM Case-Gard’s pistol rest ($20). It’s a molded-plastic platform with a broad, adjustable plastic fork covered in rubber. The fork can accommodate about any handgun you could think of, and
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FN America, LLC announces the expansion of the FN 509 Series of striker-fired pistols with the release of the FN 509 Tactical. FN America, LLC announces the expansion of the FN 509 Series of striker-fired pistols with the release of the FN 509 Tactical, an optics- and suppressor-ready 9mm pistol. The pistol features the company’s patent-pending
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by Eve Flanigan This is a drill used in an advanced pistol class by Larry Vickers. It’s named after, and likely designed by, the legendary Rob Leatham. It’s great for good shooters to do after some time away from the range or from a particular gun to reacquaint themselves with the trigger. It also works
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Scout IWB Holster Galco Gunleather has introduced an improved Scout IWB holster! Improved for 2018 with an in-line redesign to add Galco’s innovative new UniClip and Ultimate Stealth clips, the open-top Scout is constructed with the rough side of the leather out. This construction method provides additional stability in the waistband, as well as a smooth leather holster pocket
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Holsters from Rocking K Saddlery (top) and Jeffrey Custom Leather are modern examples of the Threepersons design. Tom Threepersons was among the most famous of all western lawmen of the previous century. He was by all accounts not only a formidable lawman but also a great cowboy, competing in rodeos prior to World War I,
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To honor Buffalo Bill Cody and his colorful life, Uberti is introducing a copy of his beloved 1858 Remington revolver. Buffalo Bill Cody was an interesting man. Born in Iowa in 1846, he signed on as a rider for the Majors and Russell message service while still a teenager. After the Civil War, he worked
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SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition SIG SAUER introduced their Match Elite pistol competition ammunition. Available in 147gr 9mm Luger, low-recoil Match Elite load features coated nickel cases, and clean-burning powder for exceptional performance and shootability in fast-paced competitions. Velocities will range from approximately 860 to 900 fps, depending on the type of pistol
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Ruger SP101 Match Champion The Ruger SP101 made its debut in 1988. It was a small-frame revolver intended to be the stablemate for the GP100 that had supplanted the firm’s small Security-Six wheelgun. The SP101 was originally designed as a .38 Special, but according to the book Ruger & His Guns, defense expert Massad Ayoob convinced
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The new P320 X-Five is the best out-of-the-box competition gun you’re going to find. 2017 was a heck of a year for SIG. During the shooting industry’s big trade show last year, SIG announced it had won the Army’s Modular Handgun System contract with a version of the P320 only slightly different from its commercial
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Seven tips to prevent, or at least survive, a carjacking attempt. So you think that because you have a gun in your vehicle you’re immune from being carjacked? Well, I have news for you. Ignorance may be bliss, but it’s also dangerous. Whether protecting yourself in your home, on the street or in your vehicle,
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