Bob and Ben got together again to talk about Malfunctions and Other Gun Stuff! Ben’s podcast is the Modern Self Protection Podcast
Ben and I discuss the proper way to clear a weapon. A lot of people commit a lot of safety violations when doing so, especially new shooters. We discuss some bad habits that can form when learning to clear a weapon. Then we transition to selecting a good magazine and how to maintian magazines and which ones are good or bad. Finally at the request of a listener, we discuss our favorite less lethal self defense items, mainly flashlights. This episode starts out with a voice mail from Paul Lathrop of the Politics and Guns Podcast. Thanks for downloading and listening. Bob Mayne, HandgunWorld Podcast
Indoor IDPA is a different experience than outdoor matches. This episode is a recap of a match I shot last Thursday. I also answer a couple of listener questions about Mili-Tec lubricant and slide play on a Glock. Then I will give you a before and after summary of some stages. I made some mistakes, also achieved some victories. I shot left handed and discussed lots of well designed stages for an indoor match. Shooting on the move, weak hand only shooting, interchanged ammo and shooting a modified Glock 19 in ESP category are subjects I discussed in the “before” segment. Segment 2 is about the results and what happened. I got some malfunction clearance practice and I even shot a magazine of carry ammo on one stage! I’ll tell you all about it. You’ll also hear a preview of next week’s episode with Steve Zopfi again as we discuss Brian Enos’ book Practical Shooting Beyond Fundamentals.
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Why do handguns jam and malfunction? In this episode I’ll answer that and give you some personal experiences to go with it. Often times it’s not the gun’s fault. Sometimes it is. I’ll explain both and discuss what’s related to ammunition, what’s related to gun parts and what’s the manufactureres fault.
- The importance of good magazines.
- The importance of cleaning.
- Dirty chambers.
- Inspecting the feed lips of your magazines.
- Failure to go into battery.
- Recoil springs.
- How to clear a jam.
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Maintenance and lubrication are important to the functionality of your handgun, especially if you will bet your life on it. Also, can you travel with your handguns (airplane?) Yes, I do it a lot, so I give you some tips on that too.
Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!