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Stage Planning Tips

"If you fail to prepare, you are preparing to fail." We've all heard this before, and it's true. In every aspect of life, planning and preparation are key, yet often we can fail to take planning seriously. I know I've failed to plan in at least a couple of instances (I have two kids), but when it comes to stage...

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Prep: The Night Before a Match

You've been practicing for weeks or longer: dry firing, hitting the range, local matches, etc. Finally, the moment is almost here. Tomorrow is match day, but are you ready? Here are a few tips that may help you to go to bed with some peace of mind. Ammo What's the best way to get your ammo to the match? Try carrying ammo...

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Stop Aiming. Start Shooting.

The first thing instructors usually tell you is to focus on the sight, squeeze the trigger, pin the trigger to the rear, then release the trigger and try to relax. This is decent advice if you intend to shoot solely for accuracy. In our world, however, we need to be fast. We want to hit the target, but we also...

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The Honcho 1911 Double Stack - Race Ready model.

Win Half Off a Honcho!

The 2018 USPSA Optics National Championship is fast approaching! The match will feature three independent National Championships, October 20-28, 2018 in Polk County, the heart of Florida. Phoenix Trinity will be competing in the Open Division which will be shooting October 20-22. Luckily, we live right down the road. As you probably know, we here at Phoenix Trinity like to make...

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The Honcho 1911 Double Stack - Race Ready model.

Concealed Carry: Double Stack vs Single Stack

You compete and you concealed carry. You shoot Open with a double stack, but should you concealed carry one as well? It's definitely worth some consideration being that both double stacks and single stacks each have their own benefits and shortcomings. You want to use the right tool for the job. Maybe this article can help. (or maybe not) Do You...

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Double Stack 1911 Grip – Why EVO?

If you shoot high capacity 1911 pistols competitively, then there is a good chance you have heard of the EVO Grip. The Evo Grip is known around the country for being the best double stack 1911 grip available. Many end up purchasing an Evo Grip for their setup based off of word of mouth alone. After all, when you hear...

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The 2018 Pro Am Shooting Championship

In the early 1990s, the Pistol Pro Am was created by Yank Price with the idea of being the most spectator and television friendly, shooting sport around. The original concept was simple, based on a limited shooting time, or par time. Two decades later, the Pro Am Shooting continues to follow that same concept, and it’s still one of the...

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1911 Handguns - Why so Pricey?

Why Are Double Stacks so Pricey?

People sometimes ask us why high capacity 1911 handguns are so damn expensive. Why can I buy a Glock for so little but a double stack 1911 costs so much? First of all, calm down, everything's going to be okay. Secondly, there are real reasons! No high capacity 1911 manufacturer is making a whole bunch of money off of you,...

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