Are Night Sights Really Necessary?

I fear this article may stir up some controversy.  This is not, however, my intention.  Rather, I intend to outline a portion of my own journey in the area of pistol sights, share my own conclusions, and invite you to do your own testing.  Be warned:  the choice of pistol sights—just like the choice of […]

What Playing Tennis With My Brother Taught Me About Handgun Sights

  To date, I have written only one article on handgun sights, reviewing the Ameriglo I Dot Pros that are currently worn by all of my Glock handguns.  John, on the other hand, has written reviews of several different sights (see here, here, here, and here!…more to come?) as he continues on his personal sight […]

My Fifth IDPA Match of 2017

One of my goals this year was to shoot about twice as many matches as in 2016 (I shot four in 2016).  With the late start I got shooting in matches this year, there was no realistic way for me to achieve that goal.  However, if I can retroactively amend that goal to “shoot in […]

Don’t Be Afraid To Modify Your Gear, Part VI: Painting Your Front Sight

One of the biggest complaints about smaller handguns is that they often lack good, usable sights.  Often advertised as “pocket guns”, tall, high-visibility sights work against their concealability and hinder their draw from a pocket.  Accordingly, their sights tend to sit low on top of the handgun and be well-sloped to avoid snagging, often amounting […]

Shooting the IDPA Classifier: 2017 Edition

I got a late start shooting matches this year, not shooting my first until July.  I was somewhat eager to shoot another Classifier, but missed one in August due to some family obligations.  I was looking forward to shooting the Classifier to see if I could improve upon last year’s performance enough to earn an […]