TRADITIONALISM…

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So…I just finished teaching a class with a Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum revolver as my teaching gun…and out of 21 students, only one was using a revolver instead of a semiautomatic pistol. He...

A GREAT GUN FUSION

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Through the extremely generous good offices of my friend Chuck McDonald I now have a gun that has fascinated me for many years: a “Smython,” also known as a “Smolt.” The brand rivalry of Colt...

12-TIME NATIONAL CHAMP ON TRIGGER PULL

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Gunnery Sgt. Brian Zins, USMC Retired, won the national championship of conventional bulls-eye pistol shooting a dozen times, more than anyone else in history. When he talks about marksmanship, I listen.  One-handed pistol shooting...

CONCEALED CARRY: A MIDDLE-ROAD VIEW?

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The current edition of Harper’s magazine carries a cover story on concealed carry, illustrated with an Andy Warhol portrait of a High Standard Sentinel .22 revolver…ironically, more of a Backwoods Home utility handgun than...

I WANNA SEE THE SYLLABUS

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Ah.  People want training for police in recognition of replica guns. I wanna see the syllabus. I want to see how anyone who knows the meaning of the word “replica” is going to structure that training. From...