Archive for the ‘Tacticality’ Category

Modifications & Safety

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

There has been quite a bit of discussion about the Gadget over the past few days, both pro and con. What strikes me is that safety improvements are held to a different standard that other modifications. People will change their sights, triggers, even permanently modify the grip of a gun all in the name ...

GOOOOOOAAAAAAAL!

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Thanks to a Mr. Anonymous (which is clearly the most common surname on the Internet) and his contribution toward a pair of Gadgets, the Gadget Striker Control Device campaign on Indiegogo has already met its original goal in less than two days! Again, Tom and I want to thank all of ...

Day One of the Gadget Campaign

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

We made it onto Indiegogo's front page as a "trending campaign." When the page went live at 00:00 MDT, so many had stayed up for the midnight deal that we literally overwhelmed the Indiegogo servers. Thanks to everyone who contributed and encouraged us! Final day one tally: Almost $37,000 raised 92% of our ...

GO! GO!

Friday, July 10th, 2015



Gadget Campaign Begins In:

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

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Gadget Update

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Did someone ask for a Gadget update? Check back here on Friday for a major announcement that will include not just the status of the Gadget but will finally give a specific date when you’ll be able to order from the very first production run! Train hard & stay safe! ToddG & TomJ

Scared of the Boogeyman

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Recently, a well known instructor announced that he is banning AIWB from his classes. From my point of view -- as someone who has taught a lot of high velocity shooting to people who carry AIWB all the time -- this is silly. It's literally nothing more than fear of the unknown. Following ...

Rangemaster Newsletter May 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Check out this month's Rangemaster Firearms Training Services newsletter for a reprint of the pistol-training.com post All or Nothing: Red Dots as well as some excellent articles by Tom Givens, Chuck Haggard, and Craig "Southnarc" Douglas. Tom's "S.M.A.R.T." approach to establishing training goals (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) should be particularly ...

An All or Nothing Example: AIWB by Darren LaSorte

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Darren LaSorte is a genuinely good guy. Scratch that, he's a genuinely awesome guy. He has spent most of his adult life working full time in jobs to promote & protect the Second Amendment freedoms that we enjoy, in particular as a key member of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action. This ...

To Infinity, and Beyond!

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Some recent ... let's call them discussions over on my Facebook page have once again reminded me that some people don't understand what training issue really means. All too often it is used as a catch-all to blame anything and everything on the shooter. Had an accident with a gun with a two ...