Gear Quality Matters As of this writing, I have logged over 400 hours of training in firearms (pistol, carbine, shotgun), edged weapons, empty hands, medical, and legal aspects of self-defense.  Most of that training time has been with firearms, be it “fundamentals” type classes or more “tactics” oriented. I mention this to give the reader…

Gear doesn’t improve your shooting without you being a good shooter in the first place.  Invest in your skills first, then match your gear to your actual needs and not just what looks cool on Instagram.  Buying gear without knowing your true needs is just wasting money.