ANOTHER GIANT OF SHOOTING PASSES

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While teaching in Arizona last week, I heard from friends at Gunsite Training Center that Jack Weaver had passed. The retired lawman was eighty. Back in the 1950s when Jack Weaver was a young...

WHY WE USE EXPANDING BULLETS FOR SELF-DEFENSE PART II: THE OVER-PENETRATION FACTOR

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Let’s return to the things which justify our choice of hollow-point bullets.  A major factor – the one that convinced police chiefs in even the most “politically-correct” cities to insist on this ammo when...

ONE MORE TIME

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Our military – not for the first time – listens to complaints about poor “man-stopping” ability with 9mm ball ammunition in combat: http://m.military.com/daily-news/2014/07/03/army-wants-a-harder-hitting-pistol.html . It seems to me that there’s little wrong with Beretta M9...

WHEN BAD AMMO HAPPENS TO GOOD GUNS

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I recently shot an IDPA state championship (under the auspices of the International Defensive Pistol Association, www.idpa.com) with over 140 other good people. One was a damn good sixgunner I had met only the...

.22s!

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With a rare weekend not teaching and realizing we hadn’t shot a match since first quarter 2016, the Evil Princess and I did a quick look for what was available and found a .22...