Rob Pincus is on the range with a Ruger 10/22, one of the most popular guns in the history of American firearms. The .22 Magnum version is a viable choice for home defense when loaded with proper ammunition, like the Winchester PDX1 round. Normally Rob wouldn’t recommend a .22 Magnum for personal defense, but for some shooters, it may be the perfect choice. The potential wounding factor of the .22 Magnum round is similar to a .380 and it has better penetration capabilities. And because the 10/22 is a semi-auto rifle, you can fire many rounds quickly and under control.
Factors that influence which Kydex outside the waistband holster you prefer include Kydex quality, ride height and cant. Rob Pincus presents another issue that isn’t talked about as much: the percentage of the gun’s profile that is off centerline and being pressed up against the body. When a greater percentage of the gun presses onWatch Now >>
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic EngagementWatch Now >>