Rick is an avid fan of 1911s, all steel American firearms. He is also a fan of German firearms especially those from Walther. When he was asked to review two new Walther pistols for practical pistol, he didn't hesitate. This episode, Rick reviews the Walther CCP and PPS pistols, give you his thoughts about concealability, shootability and reliability of these guns.
Next January marks Hodgdon Powder's 70th Anniversary service the shooting community by providing high quality, well loved smokeless powders for pistols, rifles and shotguns. We managed to get Chris Hodgdon to come on camera one more time to celebrate their anniversary and to also announce new powders, like the IMR Target, Red, Blue, Green, Unequal and the much sought after Hodgdon CFE BLK for the 300 AAC cartridge.
Have you wondered why clay targets are always orange? Did you know there were more colors than orange that you could shoot? Steve and Lin comes on the show this week to talk about the wide variety of clay target colors and how well they work.
Rick brought up an interesting conundrum in episode 276 as a Trivia question. In this episode he describes the situation and talks about the decision he made on how to properly penalize the shooter for making a procedural mistake. Do you agree with his interpretation of the rules?
This was another fabulous year for IDPA in Washington State, with the leadership of Rick and the DownZero crew, they pulled off another state championships. Listen to Rick talk about the background, experiences and collaboration they went through to get this done. The match was held across two days and thirteen stages which Rick will walk you through.