Rob Pincus got an exclusive chance to try out the new Springfield Armory XD Mod 2 handgun a few weeks before it was released to the public. This new compact defensive handgun dramatically improves the ergonomics of an already great pistol with new contouring and Gripzone textures. In this video, Rob describes some of the features of the Mod 2, compares it head to head with the original XD on the range and tests it for reliability with defensive ammunition. Rob also gives another shooter a chance to run the Mod 2 through some drills with the Jedburgh Target System.
Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamic…Watch Now >>
Old-school thinking held that if a tourniquet were used on an extremity wound, the injured person would lose that limb. That has been shown to be incorrect, and tourniquets are now in the first-aid kits of medics on battlefields and streets worldwide.Watch Now >>
Trigger Guard Devices are seen by some who carry in the appendix position as a minimalist great carry option. The Vanguard II is the most evolved design of this type and offers some very specific features including: a belt loop that holds the gun in a constant position and a fin which protrudes from the…Watch Now >>
Rob Pincus explains the advantages of a muzzle low ready position, especially in an extreme close quarters situation. The low ready position allows for more efficiency and consistency when moving into a shooting position and for dramatically more control if your rifle is ever grabbed by an attacker.Watch Now >>