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.
There may be a lot of reasons why two shots to an attacker's vital zone fails to put him down.
This week on American Rifleman TV, we're with the Colt Commander at Gunsite Academy, and we dive into the RRA RUK-9 and the Steyr AUG.
Two models in the Les Baer lineup—a full-size Gunsite 1911 and a Commander-size Black Baer—prove that well-rendered versions of Old Slabsides still offer first-class options for today’s armed citizen.
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.