Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.
Once the armed citizen has advanced to the point that he or she can draw and shoot their defensive handgun safely, accurately and quickly, it would be a very good idea to start adding movement to the defensive response. Movement has the potential to momentarily confuse and surprise an attacker, allowing the citizen to gain a bit of advantage.
What is a suitable quick-draw time, and how important is that for the armed defense with a handgun?
I’m a believer in the old expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Browning apparently believes in it, too, because its newest downsized Black Label 1911 makes a fantastic first impression.
In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 pistol carried in a Milt Sparks Axiom holster along with a Columbia River Knife and Tool Daktyl pocketknife.
In the past few months, I have had the good fortune to acquire two new Mossberg pistols. One is an MC1sc to carry in my pocket and the other is an MC2c I carry concealed in a belt holster. Both are as accurate and reliable as any handgun I’ve shot.
Now 1791 Gunleather is rolling out options for their 2-Way, 3-Way, and 4-Way holsters that are compatible with trigger-mounted lasers.
In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Ruger LCP Max .380 ACP pistol carried in a DeSantis SuperFly pocket holster, along with an LA Police Gear F1 flashlight.
XS Sights has come out with a new line of night sights designed for the newest Smith & Wesson M&P Shield pistol.