Little Pistols — How Far Will They Shoot Accurately?

Little Pistols — How Far Will They Shoot Accurately?

 

Recent events in FUSA like the Greenwood Mall shooting in Indiana earlier this year have made it evident that if you carry a handgun for self-defense you need to be ready and able to make a long distance shot if called upon.

Here is a general overview of four small carry guns and how they hold up to distances out to 75 yards.

As Colonel Jeff Cooper was fond of saying:

“Any Weapon will do in a pinch if YOU WILL DO in a pinch!”

Train Often and Realistically.

 

The Rifleman’s Creed; Warrior Ethos

Von Steuben Training & Consulting

Many people know of the Rifleman’s Creed from the movie “Full Metal Jacket”, in the scene where the recruits had to recite it from their bunks in boot camp. Written in 1942 by Marine General William H. Rupertus, the creed represents a key element of the unique warrior culture that permeates the Marine Corps. We call this “Warrior Ethos.”

“Ethosthe distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution.”
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

General Rupertus wrote the Rifleman’s Creed at the start of WWII because he needed his Marines to understand “that the only weapon which stands between them and Death is the rifle…” He wanted his Marines to view their rifles not merely as a tool of war, but as a close companion in combat.

To a large extent, he succeeded. The creed that he wrote became a cornerstone of Marine Corps culture…

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