Pistol Calibers

2 Jan 14 “It all depends…” For my first Quip of 2014, I will talk briefly about trends in serious pistol calibers. When asked about pistol calibers and guns, and which is “best,” I’m reminded of this poetic advice given to aspiring poker players by...

SA XD/S Recall‏

21 Dec 13 Springfield Armory XD/S Recall: The top four pistols we see at Courses currently are, Glocks, XDs, M&Ps, and Kahrs. SIGs represent a distant 5th place. 1911s, Berettas, et al bring up the rear. One exception is the Beretta Nano (small, 9mm concealment...

Boberg’s XR9-S Pistol

6 Sept 13 At an Instructor’s Course earlier this week, one of my students brought a Boberg Pistol. It’s a very small, flat, 9mm, designed for highly-discreet, concealed carry. I saw a copy at the SHOT Show last January, but this is the first opportunity I’ve had to...

Trijicon RMR on pistols

28 May 13 At this year’s NTI in Harrisburg, PA, (just concluded), a number of my friends and colleagues were carrying (concealed) Glocks, M&Ps, XD, et al, equipped with RMRs. The RMR is a zero-magnification red-dot optical sight that is small enough to go on the...