A hammer on a handgun gives us an extra layer of safety. If we control the hammer while holstering not only will it give us tactile feedback of what the trigger is doing, but it has mechanical advantage over the trigger. If pressure is applied to the hammer, the trigger cannot move to the rear. … Continue reading The Value of a Hammer
In terms of performance shooting, there is a sliding scale between guns that are easy to shoot, and guns that are easy to carry. Generally speaking, it is a trade off. There is typically a balance point, where a gun can be carried concealed relatively easily, but still shot to a decently high level. The … Continue reading What is given up?
If you don’t know about Sig’s grip modules, here is the scoop. Well, some of it. Per Sig’s normal habit, the P320 exist in a “few” different configurations. Among those options are the standard grip module that comes on the standard P320’s. Then is the X-frame. These come on the higher end versions of the … Continue reading Why SIG’s X-Frame should be the only grip module
It has been a loooonnnnggggg time since I have posted to this blog. Most of my writing energy has been focused on stuff for USAcarry.com. I think I am about to get this one cranked back up again. Might as well start off close to where I left off, with a BUG sized gun. … Continue reading I’m Back, Still with a BUG
One of the things that pulled me the direction of the Pico is that it actually has real sights on it. It is not uncommon for pocket sized guns to have a poor excuse for sights, usually in the form of a shallow rear notch and barely noticeable milled in front post. This also means … Continue reading Chronicles of a BUG: How accurate is it?