Nearly every major manufacturer offers optics-ready handguns, and it’s convinced some that pistol iron sights are destined for extinction. We asked seven of the industry’s foremost if they’re indeed on the endangered species list. Even they can’t come to a consensus.
Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is above all “the father of the modern technique of the pistol.”
Col. Jeff Cooper and his wife, Janelle, would have been 100 in May 2020. To honor this anniversary, Gunsite Academy will sponsor a Jeff Cooper 1911 Memorial Shoot.