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Posted: 9/16/2023 1:34:28 PM EST
The Fundamentals Of Double Action Revolver Shooting (1961)


Awesome stuff. Too bad we had to wait over 60 years for it. But realistically, they're teaching point shooting, without acquiring a sight picture, and they seem to be reasonably accurate with one hand at ranges inside 10 yards. It might be a tactic worth reviewing at the range.
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Thanks for posting the video.

I'm enjoying it, and have watched a few times now.


Link Posted: 9/17/2023 5:55:06 PM EST
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Thanks for posting the video.

I'm enjoying it, and have watched a few times now.


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Like, cowboy action shooting, or, as seen in the video, the way that lawmen used to engage, and prevail. Especially against guys with machine guns and stuff, back then. I think it would be a viable tool to have in the arsenal. About the only thing I don't like is that it looks to me like they muzzle sweep the strong side leg.

For those of us who still like to carry a wheelgun, especially a snubbie, it's a technique that still has some merit. I also noticed in the video that most of the shots were just above the pelvic girdle, and into soft tissue. I'm not sure that it works better than a COM hit in the upper chest, but, it might allow you to break contact with a better armed adversary.

They still teach hip shooting to security officers, but it's at more like 3 yards. Those guys are making hits out to 10 and even beyond.
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