Tag Archives: 1911

The New Drop-In Trigger System from Nighthawk Custom

The Nighthawk Custom’s Drop-In Trigger System for 1911 Pistols When looking to upgrade the performance of a 1911 pistol, a common improvement sought by shooters is a high-quality trigger job, with a crisp, clean break. Until now, a high-quality trigger … Continue reading

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Speed Holstering: Why It’s a Bad Idea

I’m not really sure where this business of speed re-holstering a handgun got started. Possibly, it began among competition shooters who thought it looked cool and was an indication of savvy gun handling. It might also have started with some defensive trainers for … Continue reading

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Dress for Success: Attire for the Armed Citizen

There is no doubt that how we dress says a lot about what we think of ourselves. This is true in the business world, and it is true in the personal-defense world as well. Clothing is not just there to … Continue reading

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Get a Handle on Your Carry Gun: Building Confidence in Your CCW Pistol

The Modern Technique of the Pistol teaches the Combat Triad as a major part of personal defense with a firearm. The three parts of the triad are marksmanship, gun handling and the combat mindset. Of the three, gun handling is … Continue reading

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