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Pistol Reload Methodology with Bill Blowers

Coming to you from the Primary and Secondary YouTube Page, Bill Blowers of Tap-Rack Tactical talks reloading pistols. Specifically, he covers the pluses and minuses of five different ways to bring the slide back into battery.

They are:
-Manual Manipulation of the Slide
-Support-Side thumb releases slide
-Dominant thumb releases slide
-Inertia Drop Due to Aggressive Insertion (Spoiler Alert: Bill hates that one)
-Inertia Drop/Dominant Thumb Combination

After a short discussion on each point, he then breaks out the shot timer to test the speed of each methodology—but we won’t ruin the results for you. Give it a quick watch below:

You can check out more videos by Bill Blowers and others on the Primary and Secondary Youtube page, or visit P&S on Facebook or their webpage.

Tap-Rack Tactical is described as a “police and military training company specializing in weapons and tactics courses.”

From their description:

“With over a quarter century of operational and teaching experience, Tap-Rack has the background required to run relevant, quality training. We pride ourselves on teaching current, realistic and extensive tactics, techniques and procedures that work in the real world…

[Tap-Rack Tactical owner] Bill Blowers has been a police officer for over 20 years. Prior to that he was in the US Army for fix years. Bill is currently a Sergeant for a Municipal Agency in Washington State. He is assigned to his agencies training unit and is also a team leader on a large and active regional SWAT team. He has been assigned to SWAT since 1995 and has held positions such as Sniper, Ballistic Shield Carrier, Entry Team Member, and Assistant Team Leader. He has planned, or participated in, over 1000 missions and has in excess of 5000 documented training hours. Bill holds instructor certifications in a variety of topics and is the primary instructor in ALL Tap-Rack courses. We intentionally keep our classes small to ensure maximum instructor to student exposure and mentoring. Contact us for a complete instructor vitae.”

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