Handgun Speed vs. Accuracy What's the Right Balance?
14August

Handgun Speed vs. Accuracy What's the Right Balance?

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense  There are many thoughts regarding how much accuracy is good enough for deadly force encounters involving a handgun. The problem with asking this question is it doesn’t present the full picture. On the one

IRON SIGHTS VS. PISTOL MOUNTED RED DOT SIGHTS
05August

IRON SIGHTS VS. PISTOL MOUNTED RED DOT SIGHTS

By Steve Moses

U.S. Precision Defense It is typically bad form for a writer to state his conclusions regarding a certain subject at the beginning of an article. Regardless, I am doing it anyway. I do not own a Pistol Mounted Red Dot Sight (“PMRDS&r

Firearms Instructor Training vs. Shooter Training: What's The Difference?
16May

Firearms Instructor Training vs. Shooter Training:...

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense There’s a big difference between firearms instructor training classes and classes designed to make you a better shooter. Instructor training includes tips and tricks on how to diagnose and

Shooter's Tip:  Learning The Red Dot
30January

Shooter's Tip: Learning The Red Dot

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense About six years ago, mini red-dot sights (MRDS) starting showing up on service pistols in large enough numbers to constitute a distinct trend. That snowball started rolling and is in the process of turning into an av

Review: Modern Samurai Project Red-Dot Pistol Course
12December

Review: Modern Samurai Project Red-Dot Pistol Course

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense When we put together our handbook on using red-dot sights on pistols, a couple lines jumped out at me:To unlock the mysteries of shooting the red dot fast, I grabbed my Beretta APX RDO and signed u

Do You Press Check?
27April

Do You Press Check?

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense Doing a press check requires the handling of a loaded firearm, which is the point at which negligent discharges can happen, obviously. Therefore, many suggest not doing press checks often. The counter argument is tha

Testing Concealed Carry Methods At Gunsite Academy
28March

Testing Concealed Carry Methods At Gunsite Academy

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense Above: A student at Gunsite Academy draws a Kimber K6s revolver from concealment during a 2017 course. (Photo credit: Straight 8 Photography)I just spent several days at Gunsite Academ

The Basics of Low-Light Self-Defense
13February

The Basics of Low-Light Self-Defense

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense  Gun magazines, shooting schools and the Interwebs are full of advice on how best to employ weapon-mounted lights and increasingly, night-vision equipment, too. These fonts of knowledge are not so sanguine when