America’s Lax Gun Laws

Certain politicians love the trope that purchasing, owning and carrying guns is easy in the United States. They like to pretend that buying guns is simple and straightforward, and that any kindergartener can tote a weapon wherever he likes. These are lies, of course,...
Drill: 3-Two-1

Drill: 3-Two-1

It’s time for another drill. I carry my Glock 20 sometimes, but haven’t shot it in a while, so I decided it was time. I went with the 3-Two-1 drill because I wanted to see if the HexSite on my Glock 20 improved my initial sight acquisition and my ability...
Training Issues: Wrap-up

Training Issues: Wrap-up

Let’s wrap up our series on training issues. To summarize the overall thesis: Tool designers are responsible to make tools as intuitive to use as possible, but guns are powerful tools, and powerful tools need training to use safely and effectively. In light of that,...
Training Issues: The Striker-Fired Pistol

Training Issues: The Striker-Fired Pistol

It’s time for the final installment in our series on training issues. My basic thesis is that while designers should work as hard as possible to make tools intuitive for users, guns are powerful tools and powerful tools always require training to use safely and...
Training Issues: The Revolver

Training Issues: The Revolver

It’s time for another installment in our training issues series. Today we’re going to talk about the revolver. I’m going to restrict the discussion to the double-action revolver, since that’s the primary revolver chosen for self-defense today....