Monday, July 29, 2013

CWP, 7 May 2013 A.D.

Greetings Concealed Weapons Permittees,

     May I invite your attention to:

Never give up your high capacity magazines.  Criminals
attack in gangs.  You're going to need the ammo.
I thought you might be interested in this since I often
refer to Prof. John Lott.  I met him at a lecture and
book signing at a Barnes & Noble in New Jersey
years ago.  I, as a schooled trained and professionally
practicing statistician, questioned professor Lott
about his methods and I found them sound.
The ammo shortage is intentional.

Natalie Foster for NRA News: Episode 7
We are not victims.

DIY (Do It Yourself) holsters.
Vacuum molding Kydex,
350 degrees Fahrenheit is the correct temperature for Kydex.

Slow is smooth.  Smooth is efficient.  Efficient is fast.
     Strive for accurate shots by concentrating on sight
alignment, sight picture, and trigger control (surprise break).
Speed will come automatically with practice.
Accuracy will not come automatically with practice.
You have to concentrate and get the technique correct.
Perfect practice makes perfect.
Imperfect practice ingrains bad habits
which have to be broken and fixed.

     When giving a class or helping with a class,
the main thing is safety.  Watch for fingers on
the triggers when they are not supposed to be and
say FINGER!  Watch for the guns not pointing in a
safe direction and say MUZZLE!  Watch for a student
forgetting to put on his ear muffs or ear plugs and
say EARS!  Similarly for eye protection, EYES!
     Stay close to the student so that you can physically
push their arms to keep their gun pointed down range,
in case they panic.  A bee could sting them.  A piece of
hot brass may get caught between their eye and their
     Watch for students wrapping their support side thumb
behind the pistol and explain to them that when the
action cycles, the slide will cut or break their thumb.
So, they need to move their support side hand forward
to get their fingers wrapped around the front of the
grip, so they can pull with their support side hand.
If they have their support side thumb behind the pistol,
they probably only have their finger tips in front of
the grip.
     Answer questions as best you can or refer the
student's questions to another instructor.
"I don't know.  Let's find out." is a perfectly good answer.


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