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Tech Wisdom: Trigger Pull Weight

I own and run a small gun shop and repair business in the Northeastern United States, catering mostly to handguns. The majority of my customers are law enforcement and armed citizens carrying a gun for personal protection.

Tech Wisdom: Why Does My 1911 Hammer Fall to the Half-Cock Notch?

What do you do when your 1911 hammer falls to the half-cock notch? George Harris answers in his Tech Wisdom column.

Tech Wisdom: Hittin’ and Missin’

While instructing several students how to operate an AR-15-style rifle, it failed to fire several times when the trigger was pulled.

Top 5 Shooting Illustrated Articles of 2019

Which articles resonated with Shooting Illustrated readers in 2019? Here are our top five stories of the year.

Rimfire Pistol Conversion Kits: Are They Worth It?

I like to shoot a lot. With the price of ammunition what it is, especially .45 ACP, I’m looking to lower my costs by buying a pistol conversion kit or springing for the price of a new gun and shooting less-expensive .22 LR ammunition.

9mm Revolver Ammo: Avoiding Bullet Jump & Other Issues

A good variety of 9mm semi-automatic pistols will feed nearly any 9mm ammo without issue. When it comes to 9mm revolvers, though, owners must be careful with ammo selection.

Pinned 1911 Grip Safety: What Does It Do?

Every once in a while, you'll run across a pinned grip safety on an old 1911. Our Tech Wisdom editor explains why they made this modification.

Bisley Grip Conversion: Tools, Tips & Techniques

Single-action revolver shooters have a great love for Bisley-style grips, due to its unique fit that helps to absorb recoil from heavy loads. Here's how to convert your wheelgun to this comfortable setup.

Adding a Micro Red-Dot: Mounting Plates & Milling Options

Miniature red-dot sights have become popular options to add to the slide on a handgun, but what's the best way to mount it and can you incorporate back-up iron sights? We answer the question here.

Conversion Issues: Going From .40 S&W to 9mm

With the recent move away from the .40 S&W to the 9 mm within the law-enforcement community, there are many agency-owned trade-ins for ridiculously low prices. Here are the issues with converting a trade-in .40 to 9 mm.

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