Understanding how your 1911 Pistol works is a fundamental step toward the mastery of this fine weapon.
Handgun Calibers, Ballistics and Stopping Power has been debated among firearms enthusiasts for as long as there have been firearms and enthusiasts.
I first got involved with firearms, firearms training, concealed carry and self-defense at the end of the last century. Haha, that sounds funny; I guess it was 1998 or 1999. At the time, I lived in Colorado. Back then Colorado was considered a “may-issue” state, and the issuance of a CCW was up to the Sheriff’s discretion.
“I Can’t Believe This Is Happening … And I Don’t Know What To Do!”
Whoever said that, failed to::
Have a Plan.
Be Aware of the Color Codes of the Combat Mindset.
Avoid the “Oh, Shit” Moment.
Whooda thunk a new pistol would have a broken extractor? Here’s the long story of the broken extractor on our new (at the time) Taurus PT1911 Pistol.
Perform these Function and Safety Checks for a 1911 Pistol after every cleaning, or partial disassembly of the gun, or when evaluating a 1911 to buy.
If your every day carry gear sucks, chances are you’re not gonna carry your personal defense weapon as often as you should. At least, not comfortably.
Statistically, your chances of being involved in a violent encounter are about 1 in 250. Criminals prefer defenseless victims. So don’t be defenseless.
What makes one knife better than another? Obviously, many factors. But today we focus on the knife blade steel. Find out more about this fascinating topic.