Tag Archives: 1911

The Custom Thunder Ranch Combat Special by Nighthawk

Clint Smith is one of my favorite people. His background includes service in the military and also in law enforcement. He is one of the best-known instructors in the defensive shooting field, and Thunder Ranch remains one of the most popular venues … Continue reading

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Nailing Size and Fit for your Personal Defense Handgun

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Selecting a personal-defense handgun is a very subjective endeavor. We may see a certain write-up in one of the gun magazines and think that that is just the gun for us. So we go plunk down our … Continue reading

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Defensive Revolvers: A Fad or Here to Stay?

You can calm down because this is not another one of those “Revolver vs. Semi-auto” articles. I am, however, curious about all of the recent interest in defensive revolvers that I see on social media. Colt has recently made a … Continue reading

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Making it Second Nature: Pistol Practice Goals

Experiencing a violent criminal attack is likely to be the most extremely stressful experience a person ever has. It will almost certainly come when a person least expects it. It could very well come under low-light conditions when it is … Continue reading

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