Basic Ownership Skills


Jim’s Gems #1, Defensive Pistol Selection Thoughts and Experiences 2

Welcome to "Jim's Gems" a monthly column by Jim Marsal. First off let's give a warm welcome to Jim joining TheGaGG.com team. This is #1, and in this column Jim answers the age-old question of what's "that one gun" to carry in a defensive scenario... Or does he? Well read on, and find out!

Video Blog – Glock-ology 101: Basic Cleaning

In this video, we will demonstrate the basic cleaning of the Glock pistol. Basic cleaning is a skill needed by all Glock owners to ensure the safety and reliability of the Glock pistol. Many think that cleaning a Glock pistol requires a lot of effort  - we will show you the techniques to reveal that this is not the case for the basic cleaning of a Glock.

Video Blog – Glock-ology 101: Basic Disassembly/Assembly

In this video, we will demonstrate the proper, basic field disassembly and assembly of the Glock pistol. Field disassembly does not require any special tools and is the normal level of disassembly needed to conduct most cleaning and inspection work.

Glock-ology: Basic 4 “Must Do” Enhancements Part 2

The Glock pistol is a solid shooting platform. In Part 1 of this two-part series, we presented some inherent weaknesses in the standard pistol. Here, in Part 2 we methodically discuss the solutions to these weaknesses and show how, regardless of your gunsmithing skills, you can make your Glock better. At the end of the article, we lay out the options and cost side by side.