Glock

The Glock 43 9mm (finally!) – Product Review

In 1980 Glock Ges.m.b.H was formed in response to an official invitation form the Austrian military to submit a new pistol design for trials. The corporation was a subsidiary of Glock, KG, a manufacturing company founded in 1963 by the brilliant engineer, Gaston Glock, whose specialty was innovation in polymers. Having no experience with firearms, [...]

Ask Fortress: Drop Safe?

  Q: Frank, could you address the idea that guns just go off? On the news they say, 'the gun accidentally went off.' I would love to post something from an expert debunking this scary thought! A: First, I hardly would refer to myself as an "expert." Dan Shea over at Small Arms Review pointed [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:35+00:00February 6th, 2015|Ask Fortress, Firearms, Instructor Notes, Training|0 Comments

Shot Show 2015 – Miscellaneous

  Monday we attended one of three range events, and the highlight was getting our hands on the new Robar PolymAR rifle. The PolymAR is and AR15-style platform with the upper and lower receivers, as well as the handguard. Constructed of a polymer (hence the name) material that produces a field weight of only 6 [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:36+00:00January 28th, 2015|Blades, Firearms, Instructor Notes, Product Review|0 Comments

Choosing a Handgun for Defense

[This report was originally published in the Fortress newsletter in late 2013] We are often asked by clients what handgun should be bought for personal protection. This can't be properly answered without investigating further into the person's lifestyle, gender, body type, hand size, budget, etc., but generally we try to point people in the direction of [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:36+00:00January 28th, 2015|Firearms, Instructor Notes, Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments