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Weapons

Blog - Weapons - September 2010

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The grip angle of the M1911 pistol takes advantage of the hand's natural geometry to promote accuracy, and makes the gun a pleasure to shoot.

Is the 1911 Still Viable for Law Officers?  

September 30, 2010
The main reason the M1911 is so successful is its grip angle. It's a natural pointer. The pistol takes advantage of the hand's natural geometry to promote accuracy, and the angle also makes the gun a pleasure to shoot. Having said that, certain steps must be taken to make the M1911 ready for carry.
Pachmayr produces spring loaded primer rounds known as snap caps. Photo courtesy of Pachmayr.

Dry Firing: Reinforcing the Fundamentals  

September 15, 2010
Dry firing can be done almost anywhere. Once you have decided to implement this course of action, you must develop a plan on paper and stick to it.
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