September 21, 2017
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The Glock 43: A Svelte Companion

March 21, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    The ways of Glock are mysterious. Glock began with the 17, a duty-sized 9mm handgun with 17 round magazine capacity. That has led many to think Glock’s numbering scheme is related to the magazine capacity of its pistols. Rather, the Glock 17 was Glock’s 17th patent. While H&K actually produced [Read More]

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Semiautomatic Pistol Primer

February 7, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Oddly, enough, I’ll begin this article on semiautomatic pistols with an anecdote about a revolver. I began my police service with Colt Pythons. We had to buy our own weapons, and that was my first choice. But one of my early supervisors carried a Ruger Security [Read More]

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A Revolver Primer

February 1, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    NOTE: Sorry I wasn’t able to post this on Tuesday. I’ve been dealing with the flu, and am now the hands-down favorite for the bathroom sprint in the next Olympics. One primary question, of course, particularly for new shooters, is: revolver of semiautomatic? For those of us [Read More]

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Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 14

January 24, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    This is the final article in the series, which ties up loose ends. You may, gentle readers, wish to stick around for the next few Tuesdays as I provide more specific primers on revolvers, semiautos and rifles. To read the rest, go here…

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Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 13

January 17, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Having worked through the decision to be armed and having accepted the responsibility for the protection of self and loved ones, the next step is the choice of an appropriate cartridge and handgun. Let’s presume, gentle readers, you’ve decided on a handgun/cartridge combination. Now comes a surprisingly [Read More]

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Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 12

January 10, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    WHICH CARTRIDGE SHOULD I CHOOSE? As the Texas Ranger suggested in Article 11, with ammunition, bigger is sometimes better.  Consider the Moro uprising of 1899-1913.  The Moros, Islamic revolutionaries in the Phillipines, fought a protracted jungle war with the US Army.  This was America’s first real war against [Read More]

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Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 11

January 3, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Having considered the first ten installments of this series– Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 1 Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 2 Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 3 Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And [Read More]