As optics on pistols become more common, there are lessons that we and manufacturers are learning. One lesson that I have had the opportunity to learn is that “Loaded Chamber notches do not play well with optics.”
I used to believe that I absolutely must choose a single philosophy for my home defense rifle, now I realize I am no longer bound to any one category.
If you are somewhat new to shooting or seem to have more malfunctions than you should, you might be able to use some tips on how to clean your weapons. However, there is an area on most self-defense type handguns that even experienced shooter seem to neglect. I’ll start with the easy stuff before revealing my big secret discovery.
From ten yards with my M&P M2.0 Compact in 9mm, I typically shoot about a three-inch group. My goal is to shrink those three-inch groups into a one or two-inch group. Below are the three stumbling blocks that I currently face.
I was experiencing light primer strikes with one of my AR-15s. This particular lower has about 4,000 rounds through it.