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AAR- Modern Samurai Project, Nov 2019

AAR- Modern Samurai Project, Nov 2019

AWIB & Red dot Pistol- The Path To Performance Modern Samurai Project- Scott Jedlinski November 22nd, 23rd, 24th 2019 Written by Erik Tweedt- Owner, Archetype of the Gun Equipment Details: Handgun- Sig Sauer P365XL, Trijicon RMR06 type 2 CZ P07 with Cajun Gun...

AAR- So You’ve Been Shot- Aug 2019

AAR- So You’ve Been Shot- Aug 2019

Big thanks to Dakota Schafer for coming to class and writing this up. My AAR of the "So You've Been Shot" class from Archetype of the Gun Class: So You’ve Been Shot Company: Archetype of the Gun Instructor: Erik Tweedt Location: The Compound, Crete IL Date: August 3-4...

RDS Guns Part 2

RDS Guns Part 2

So, I am about 9 months into the red dot life and I have been very happy. There is a learning curve, but I feel it is worth it. I have been teaching and taking classes with this set up and feel it has performed very well. “If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying hard...

Planning to Win

Planning to Win

I want to talk to you about how I lay out my training plan…teachers and courses I would like to attend.  Hopefully, this will help you create your own.  Let’s get something out of the way right off the bat.  If your decision to take a class is based off a potential...

Winning the Fight- The efficient practice

Winning the Fight- The efficient practice

I had a student for a private lesson recently that had never touched a firearm and was pursuing a career in law enforcement. It took a little extra work to unlearn what social media gun schools had taught him, but we got past it. Once he was there, I was able to make...

RDS guns

RDS guns

Red dot sights on pistols is nothing new. They’ve been on competition guns for a long time. Now that the mounting options and optics are more reliable and smaller, they are making strong inroads to law enforcement and self-defense. There are numerous reasons to switch...

AAR- Chuck Pressburg- No Fail Pistol

AAR- Chuck Pressburg- No Fail Pistol

No Fail Pistol- Chuck Pressburg Presscheck Consulting Sept 15th & 16th, 2018 Written by Erik Tweedt- Owner, Archetype of the Gun Equipment Details: Handgun- Sig Sauer P320 (factory upgraded trigger), full size, Romeo 1 RDS Weapon light- Surefire x300A Handheld...

AAR- So, You’ve Been Shot- May 2018

AAR- So, You’ve Been Shot- May 2018

One of my students was kind enough to do a complete review of his last course.  I always enjoy hearing from my students and try to maintain contact with them.  They all know that I'm just a phone call away.   AAR: Archetype of the Gun - So You’ve Been Shot...

Don’t take a concealed carry class!

Don’t take a concealed carry class!

What did your concealed carry class teach you?  Whatever a bureaucrat, that probably doesn't even own a gun, felt was necessary.  Concealed carry courses generally cater to the new shooter and are meant, only, to fulfil a legal requirement.  It is a licensing class,...

Ammo Selection

Ammo Selection

Ammo selection- So, you have purchased your first handgun and now you need to feed it. Let’s start with some basics. Ball ammunition is used for practice, punching holes in paper. Hollow point ammo is used for social work, punching holes into people. We use hollow...

Choosing Your First Handgun

Choosing Your First Handgun

How to choose your first handgun. Purpose- The first thing you must ask yourself is, “What will be the purpose?” Is this purchase going to be a self-defense gun, a hunting gun, a competition/ recreational gun or multi-purpose? A handgun in each of these categories...

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