SIG 229 in 357 SIG

3 Nov 98 At a Course on the East Coast last weekend, one of my students was shooting a SIG 229, in 357 SIG caliber. When cases started to stay chambered instead of being ejected normally, we examined the pistol and discovered that the extractor had completely blown...

COR-BON in Africa

3 Nov 98 From a friend in Africa: “John, another COR-BON success here! A friend and student of mine shot a perpetrator yesterday with a 115 gr COR-BON 9mm. The shot was from the front and went low. The range was about ten feet. The bullet entered in the lower...

Incidents, Philippines and Africa

29 Oct 98 This just in from Africa: “One (of our students) shot an attacker armed with a knife in the upper leg, breaking his femur with a 115gr COR-BON, dropping the guy immediately.” I don’t know if the leg shot was intentional or a trigger jerk....

Philippines

21 Oct 98 This from a friend in the Philippines: “If you haven’t had the chance to see or handle a Vektor SP1, you might want to ask one of your South African friends for information. The police in my country subjected it to a torture test of 25,000...

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20 Oct 98 Info: We recently completed a Defensive Handgun Class in Nevada, and one of our students was a very slightly-built woman, who came to us with virtually no experience but an excellent learning attitude. She brought an S&W 3914. The trigger reach on the...

More on the IALEFI Conference

9 Oct 98, Friday, 3:28PM More on the IALEFI Conference: I conducted a Defensive Shotgun Class for two groups of students on Wednesday. Since the manual safety on most shotguns does not render the gun drop-safe, I don’t normally employ the safety in most of my...