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Many defensive pistols come with a few interchangeable backstrap or grip options. How do you choose the right size? Ryan Gresham heads to the range to demonstrate how he chooses a backstrap, using the Smith & Wesson M&P.
Ryan Gresham demonstrates why a silencer is needed for your home defense rifle, using Sig Sauer's TREAD.
Ryan Gresham tests his shooting skills for speed and accuracy pitting Ruger's American Pistol against Ruger's PCC.
Short answer, No! With the proper training and practice, the 1911 is a great option for self-defense, including the lightweight Ruger SR1911 Commander-Style in 9mm.