Stir the pot.
I posted a video yesterday of Rob Leatham discussing the 9 Vs. 45. I posted it mostly to stir the pot. It’s an argument I learned early in my shooting education. Fortunately I also learned early “only hits count”. Evidence tells us handguns are lousy fight stoppers. They are useful because they are portable and…
45 vs 9
Too many people want to dismiss Rob because he’s a competition shooter. He’s right. https://gunsandgeardaily.com/rob-leatham-settles-the-45acp-vs-9mm-debate/#comment-26 Update: This has caused the 9mm guys to lose their mind.
Bad news for the anti-gunners
Revisiting Col. Cooper’s “Principles of Personal Defense”
Gun Culture 2.0 What better way to pass the time flying West to observe a 250 Pistol Course at Gunsite Academy than revisiting Principles of Personal Defense by The Colonel, Jeff Cooper? Originally published in 1972 and again in 1989, my copy is the 2006 Paladin Press edition with a foreword by the late Louis Awerbuck. In the Preface,…
Gun Guys: Legend Bill Wilson Interviews Legend Ken Hackathorn
Gun Culture 2.0 In 2017, I have spent most of my time working on the gun training chapter of my book on Gun Culture 2.0 (some of my blog posts on the topic are collected on a single page). The longer I work on it the more I realize that the topic of training alone merits a book….
I had an interesting experience while taking a shooting class. I was shooting a tactical exercise / shoot-house when I engaged a hostile target with a standard response and transitioned immediately to the head where I placed a nice shot between the eyes of the “bad guy”. The instructor said “nice, but you executed the…
An Occupational Benefit of Doing Research on Gun Culture
Gun Culture 2.0 I have written in the past about the fact that one of the occupational hazards of being a gun researcher is being around guns a lot but not shooting much. There is a flip side to that coin also. Having spent a lot of time traveling the country investigating American gun culture, I have had…
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