from champion shooters like David Sevigny, Julie Goloski (now Julie
Golob), GSSF whiz Bobby Carver (of Carver Mounts), engineer Mark
Passamaneck, GSSF National Match Champion Dale Rhea, top female
shooter Carina Burns, bad-boy Glock Jockey Taron Butler, and the
grand old man of competition shooting with the Glock, the
incomparable Armando Valdes.
Compiled by our own Robin Taylor (Gungames
Magazine, Front Sight, Fishing & Hunting News), The Glock in
Competition "cherry-picks" the experiences of America's finest shooters to
create a soup-to-nuts how-to book for the new competitor and anyone else
who's serious about Glocks.
The chapter on why Glocks blow up when
fed too many lead bullets is worth the cover price. Lawyers wishing to sue
Glock, Inc. retained engineer Mark Passamaneck to explore the issues the
particulars of this odd phenomena. Sure enough, Glock's warnings to not
use lead in their barrels are well-founded. Mark (in a controlled
experiment) shot Glocks with lead bullets until they blew.
enforcement, defensive, and casual users will all find invaluable pieces
of information on curing jams, tuning the gun, and fixing the Achilles'
heels of the Glock before they bite.
Action photography shows examples of how
you can accidentally shear off your front sight, why you should never
sacrifice reliability for "performance," and other real-world issues.
Thinking about shooting IPSC? USPSA's
executive manager Dave Thomas says our: "'primer' for new USPSA/IPSC
shooters is one of the best written introductions to the sport available."
Thinking about IDPA? We rely on the advice of
multi-year IDPA national champion David Sevigy (until recently Glock's No. 1 sponsored
How about Steel Challenge? Bowling Pins? We
explain how to go at these tremendously popular games, with an eye
toward how to best apply the Glock to the problem at hand.
Covered topics include reloading for the
Glock, trigger configurations, recalls and refits, magazine problems,
modifying the Glock, choosing factory ammo, and a host of others.