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.
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.
Volunteering is essential to the longevity of the shooting sports. Steve has been involved for so many years and have seen how people volunteer and eventually burn out. He talks about why it's important for everyone to volunteer in one way or another, whether it's to design stages, help build them, help with scoring or spreading the word. If you haven't done so already, contact your local clubs and get involved.
Rick received a question the other day over email about Belt systems for IDPA and USPSA so he decided to discuss that on camera. This week he also rounds up his review on the Cammer Hammer by shooting it on his 1911 in .22LR.