Posted July 22, 2016 9:26 am by Comments

By Patrick Sweeney


OK, you want to get better. You want to be a faster, more accurate, more competent shooter. You want to win matches or feel confident carrying. Or maybe you just don’t want to be the worst shooter in your group.

You accomplish all that the same way you get to Carnegie Hall. No, it isn’t by taking the A Train to Columbus Circle. You practice.

Proper practice does include draw-and-dry-fire, but sooner or later, you have to actually get yourself to the range and put real, live ammo into the backstop. That costs money and puts wear and tear on your pistol. There is also the minor matter of lead exposure.

The cheapest way to practice is with lead-bullet ammo, either factory or that which you have loaded yourself. This has several problems: one of smoke in the range (or on the range) and a really grubby shooting experience. Yes, you have to expect a certain amount of mess when shooting, but lead-bullet ammo can leave your hands looking black, greasy, icky and not at all appealing.

The American Eagle Syntech round gets its distinctive look from a thin coat of red polymer that offers many benefits for handgun training.

On the range, …Read the Rest

Source:: Guns and Ammo

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