Handgun Flashlite Methods
On average, we spend at least half of our life in the dark or low light situations. Between the actual darkness of night and the darkness of being in an interior or underground room of a structure with no light, you encounter low light situations constantly.
In a high stress environment where you may have to respond with a firearm, it is important to know a few techniques for the proper operation of a stand-alone flashlight in one hand, and a handgun in the other. No matter what method you chose, make sure that you can NILE with it. The acronym stands for:
• Locate (and)
These techniques are as varied as the types of dogs at an AKC event, and some are just as odd. When sitting back and researching this article, I came across more than 40 possible techniques and here are what I feel to be some of the best. This is not all-inclusive and you may have a personal method that you use where you tape the light to your chin, or bite it, or insert an angle head flashlight in your ear, and feel free to use those. These are my top six (Continued at my column for Firearms Talk)