Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

Why Did It Take So Long To Get a Striker-Fired SIG?

Friday, January 10th, 2014

The reign of the SFA (striker-fired action) pistol is all but complete. Why did it take so long for SIG to get on board? Well, at least one part of the story is a great example of how companies can become blindly biased by their own products. And like most of ...

Diminished Training Value

Monday, October 21st, 2013

People often ask me why there are 1" squares on my Q-PT target. This excellent training video from the brilliant folks at Dynamic Pie Concepts explains it far better than I ever could: [youtube]http://youtu.be/dGJT38HJaHg[/youtube] Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

What’s Wrong With This Pistol?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Yeah, it's the grips. Oh, and the trigger guard is missing, too. (from the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA) Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

Internet: Dangerous & Funny

Monday, September 30th, 2013

I backtracked a link from a thread on AR15.com and became completely entranced. A guy is absolutely certain the FBI doesn't have any 1911 pistols and keeps arguing about it. A dozen or so people -- some with very specific and credible knowledge -- try to set the record straight ...

Who Says IDPA Vests Aren’t Real World?

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Responders to the Westgate Shopping Center attack in Nairobi... Hat tip to GJM for finding this Reuters pic and noting the IDPA logo on the middle guy's vest. So much for the old saw about no one ever wearing those vests "for real" outside of matches, I guess. Now it's official ...

The Not-so-best Laid Plans…

Monday, August 12th, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/2I6s2cSAWnQ[/youtube] Target shredded. Pistol wasn't fully loaded. Slow motion camera went skydiving. Second try went better... view it here. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

Context Matters

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

This sign is posted at Peacemaker National Training Center in West Virginia: It makes far more sense when you see it in context. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

Riddle

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

What do you call a shot so close to a hit you need magnification to tell for sure that it isn't touching the line? A miss! It must be George Bush's fault. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG

More 1911 Reliability

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K4ElUonmkA[/youtube]

Sometimes the Bear Gets You

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/09nDD5-PW_4[/youtube] Train hard & stay safe! ToddG