The German Parachutist’s Creed

7 Nov 99 This is from “The German Parachutist’s Creed” dating from WWII. This is put very well. This is from people who had a very clear conception of their purpose in life: “Never surrender. To you, death or victory must be a point of...

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3 Nov 99 Glock update from a friend at the company: “The Glock 19 mentioned apparently came with an ‘extended slide stop.’ This is an optional part. This new, extended slide stop (with the protruding tab) is now standard on Glock competition models, and...

Shooting grip

2 Nov 99 From a friend on the East Coast: “I took my brand new Glock 19 out for a test run (175 rounds) on Saturday. I experienced several spontaneous and unintentional slide locks. My thumbs-up shooting grip caused the problem by inadvertently pushing the slide lock...

Optics

2 Nov 99 From a friend on the East Coast: “At our Weaponcraft session, we began with Urban Rifle. Our starting position is always with the longarm slung. Several of the participants used ‘tactical’ sling systems, into which one must climb before it is useable. One...

From a LEO in the Midwest

2 Nov 99 From a LEO in the Midwest: “I had the opportunity to test Winchester frangible 223 ammo at our indoor range yesterday. It worked as advertised! The bullet appeared to completely disintegrate upon impact with our steel bullet trap. There was only a small...

From a friend in the Federal System

2 Nov 99 From a friend in the Federal System: “We had a Glock 19 damaged at the range yesterday. It was a nearly new gun. The agent loaded a full magazine of Russian-made ‘Wolf’ ammunition. The very first round peeled the Glock open. The chamber split along the top....