(December 2002 Quips)

10 Dec 02 “D” Ring My colleague Jeff Chudwin, brought the “D” Ring to the attention of all of us earlier this year. I have now, belatedly, joined him in his endorsement of this product. All military rifles have issues, and the AR-15 is no...

(November 2002 Quips)

4 Nov 02 Rifle information from a friend in the Philippines: “Over here, the M16 series continues to enjoy respect. Government units equipped with the M16s still have the old variant with the slow twist rate. All use the M193 ball round. Contact distances remain...

(October 2002 Quips)

1 Oct 02 Update from a friend with the LAPD: “Many of our officers who left the department in disgust under the Parks regime are now returning. Quite a few went to the federal Air Martial Program and left there is disgust too! It’s run be a tight group of...

(September 2002 Quips)

6 Sept 02 This is the latest from Sough Africa. How much longer will it be before we start hearing the same comments here? “Most South African gun owners should be disarmed, because they are irresponsible” So said the chairperson of our National...

(August 2002 Quips)

2 Aug 02 Fatal shooting last week by one of our LEO students in TX. This is a patrol officer who attended our Advanced Defensive Handgun Course earlier this year. He came to us as a competent shooter. I trust what he learned from us was helpful in this incident:...

(July 2002 Quips)

1 July 02 By contrast, sales information from friends in South Africa: “We rarely see S&W pistols here at all. The P-99 made a brief appearance but did not do well. Among other things, the rear sights all wobble in their dovetail slots. SA 1911s are hardier...