(June 2003 Quips)

4 June 03 At a LEO Program in Michigan earlier this week, we had a small-statured student who was using a department G22. He had before never shot so many rounds in such a short time. After several hundred rounds of normal cycling, his pistol started to suffer from...

(May 2003 Quips)

1 May 03 From a friend in AZ: “Today’s front-page lead, Gone Without a Trace. Eight hundred registered sex offenders in Arizona have ‘disappeared.’ That is, they failed to check in as they’re supposed to, so nobody knows where they are or what...

(April 2003 Quips)

1 Apr 03 From the NRA: Holders of NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor’s certificates now have a continuing education requirement. All certificate holders will now have to take instruction every year in order to renew. We are honored to learn that DTI Courses...

(March 2003 Quips)

3 Mar 03 1911s We just completed a defensive pistol class in Oklahoma City, OK. OKC is “cocked-and-locked country,” as is much of Oklahoma and Texas. Most students had Kimbers, and all worked well. Two had Glocks. What didn’t work well was the eight-round magazines...

(February 2003 Quips)

1 Feb 03 I’ll be flying to Capetown, South Africa on Monday, 3 Feb 03. I’ll be returning on 23 Feb 03. While there, I’ll be teaching and hunting, but I’ll be unreachable by phone, cell phone, or e-mail. Full report when I return. I’ll...

(January 2003 Quips)

6 Jan 03 The Age of Kings winds down: The War of Spanish Succession, 1701-1713 Louis XIV claims the longest reign of any sovereign in Western Europe, before or since. He was King of France for sixty-two years, from 1653 to1715. Like most kings of the time, Louis was...