Tag Archives: Viridian

A good role model for adults

At age 8, this young man can shoot Glock 17 (9mm) competently and safely. With this kind of examples in front of them, adults who are apprehensive about firearms might just realize that they aren’t difficult to operate properly. It might … Continue reading

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Raising kids today to become independent humans of tomorrow

Alexis Nicole practices her pistol stance with papa. By the time she grows up, she will have one more skill that adds up with the others to an independent personhood.

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“Hey, I carry one just like it!”

A big advantage of working with competent models is that they can be asked to do a task instead of being directed, minute degree at a time, into a position which mimics doing the task. For example: “Please point the … Continue reading

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Don’t Cast Needless Shadows with Weapon-mounted Lights: new on AllOutdoor

X5L light/laser combo in practical use

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“Peaceful” should not mean “defenseless”

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Upgrading a rail-less M1911

  Iver Johnson 9mm Eagle M1911 with a Recover grip/accessory rail combination. The original 9mm is the bottom pistol.  Changeover took about two minutes, the resulting grip is slightly thicker than the original and a little softer in the hand.

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No time for a sight picture?

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Better than milspec

The common complaint with Army issue guns is that they are made by the lowest bidder. South Korean K5 (P51 in the commercial dress) is no exception. Back when Korean Daewoo P51 pistols became available in the US, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Light and laser wallpaper

Click for the 1920px wallpaper file. 5″ Chiappa Rhino .357 revolver with Viridian X5L light/laser.

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My friend Charles with a laser-sighted Glock 17

X5L

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A Rifleman Mirrored

RRA Leftie

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Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?

Being able to go from very casual to extremely purposeful in a second can be a tactical advantage.

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Daily work example

X5L on a Taurus 24-7.

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XD9 compact with Viridian C5L

Viridian | Springfield

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Another lightweight carry option, Bersa BP9CC

Bersa BP9CC Pluses: good trigger very thin comfortable grip Minus: magazine disconnector Shown with Viridian C5L.

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Taurus 24-7 G2 + Viridian C5L

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Purple isn’t just for old women anymore

JRC carbine in “muddy girl” pattern, 33rd Glock magazine, YHM sights, Viridian X5L light/laser. Left thumb controls the light/laser switch.

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Low-light shooting aids: new on CTD blog

Read Imperfection of Vision.

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Bersa Thunder 9, Viridian C5L

From yesterday’s product photo shoot.

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Varmint control device

Ruger 22/45 mk3 with Gemtech Alpine suppressor, Primary Arms green dot sight and Viridian C5L light/laser. This belongs to a friend. Entirely coincidentally, squirrels and other rodents around his house have a very high rate of sudden heart attacks.

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