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Empty Chamber Slide Drop – How It Happens

1911: Empty Chamber Slide Drop – How It Happens I have noticed a sudden uptick of interest in a video we made a few years ago regarding dropping a slide on an empty 1911 pistol chamber.  That video discusses what the acton does to a 1911 and at what threshold it becomes an issue. <CLICK HERE FOR THAT VIDEO> This …

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Relearning Malfunctions

Switching to a red-dot on my CCW gun has brought up an interesting development I hadn’t considered: Malfunction clearance drills.  For going on 30 years I have performed pistol malfunction clearance drills in one of two ways: Slingshot from the rear of the slide. Or palm-over the rear of the side.  With a RDS, that brings up two issues as …

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Video — Second Strike And Why It Doesn’t Matter

There seems to be this persistent rumor on our social media properties that only a handgun with “second strike” or “double strike” capability will be considered for the Army’s proposed Modular Handgun System. Aka the MHS. The two weapons used to demonstrate in this video are Glock 35 GEN 4 FDE S&W 325 Thunder Ranch It would have been better …