I wish limited would drop major power factor or allow 9x23 to be major.
When I was shooting a lot of USPSA I didn’t care about power factor as I always endeavored to get A zone hits. Actually, left to my own devices there would be a single minimum power factor and only A zone hits would count...
My gunsmith friend always used to say that the difference between a gunsmith and a cheese pizza is the pizza could feed a family of four. Course, he’s getting $15,000 for a pistol now so it’s not always true.
The FBI actually has a strong training program, though they’ve lost their gun culture.
One of the reasons for switching calibers is that the G19M requires a new recoil spring at the same interval that a G23 requires replacement of all springs, pins and small parts.
40 caliber ballistics are nothing new. Look at the 38-40.
It’s not just new shooters that have a hard time. When JSOC got 40s they found that their training days had to be shortened and that they didn’t shoot them as well, especially in the smaller guns. Thats partly a function of how light...