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One of my instructors (not the one that uses the RAM trainers) uses it extensively for his FoF and CCW/CHL classes, as well as an indoor simulation range.
This is a discussion on Training Firearms within the Defensive Carry & Tactical Training forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I just bought a Bluegun to practice concealment and draw stroke (also, I'm gonna be using it as a prop for the costume I'll be ...
I just bought a Bluegun to practice concealment and draw stroke (also, I'm gonna be using it as a prop for the costume I'll be wearing to the local comic convention next February.) However, I just read an article on a Police news website that said they make functional training weapons (same thing as a bluegun but you can rack the slide and pull the trigger.) I couldn't find anything about them on google though. Anyone know who makes them and where to get them?
I don't think the SIRT is available, yet, as a 229.
Simguns come in all shapes and sizes and actually fire a projectile. There are also very, very realistic force on force paintball guns.
"A first rate man with a third rate gun is far better than the other way around". The gun is a tool, you are the craftsman that makes it work. There are those who say "if I had to do it, I could" yet they never go out and train to do it. Don't let stupid be your mindset. Harryball 2013
^ I thought "Simgun" was the trade-name for the laser-based (no actual projectile) training device made by the Austrian company of the same name? Please clarify..... ? Unless what you meant is "Simunition," which is a whole different idea (http://simunition.com/en/products)?
As for the paintball-based devices, the RAM trainer I alluded to above (and spoke of, in another thread, with the OP) can utilize .43 (IIRC) caliber paintball rounds - however, in all honesty, I don't see much use for it, assuming that no-one participating in the training exercise is in a "gaming" mode and trying to cheat, as the force of the rubber-ball rounds will inflict sufficient pain and bruising to readily indicate where it hit your training opponents, and it won't leave a messy paint splotch to clean up.
After playing paintball through most of the 90s, I no longer have any desire to clean up my clothing or the hardware.
But again, the RAM trainers are realistic only to a degree - their physical reproduction and handling are all very good - but functionally speaking, for the pistols, the magazines are ill-suited for true reloads, and overall, they do not malfunction in a manner which is reflective of their real counterparts.
"I thought sale of Simunition guns was restricted to LE and Military?"
Not anymore. Avail for civilian purchase.
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