Best Of — Better Shooting

Am I Going To Blow Up?

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By Dave Anderson Handgunner reader Jack Walsh asked, “How reliable an over-pressure indicator is the condition of the primer after

Defensive Realities

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By Dave Anderson This may be heresy, but the fact is handguns aren’t very good weapons. They don’t have enough

Recoil And Discomfort

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By Dave Anderson Editor Roy forwarded me an interesting email from Handgunner reader Laurence Rose: “I’m 70 years old and

A Safety? Or Not?

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By Dave Anderson So the crise du jour seems to involve striker-fired pistols without a manual safety. There’s a lot

Rust & Dust

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By Dave Anderson The two worst environmental conditions your firearms may encounter are exposure to: (1) salt water/salt air, and

Dominating Eyes

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By Dave Anderson Avery small minority of people are naturally ambidextrous. To some extent ambidexterity can be developed through disciplined

J-Frame Light?

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Hyskore’s Griplight. By Dave Anderson You can debate the value of a weapon-mounted light versus a separate light, but we’ll

Gone In A Blink

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By Dave Anderson The online edition of American Handgunner had a reader question in response to an earlier column on

The Miracle Maglula

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By Dave Anderson Compared to revolvers, semi-auto pistols are faster to reload, generally hold more cartridges, usually have the bore