Bianchi Cup is one of my favorite matches of the year. It has the prestige and fanfare that any National Championship should, along with an excellent prize table, a chance to spend time with some good friends, and an excuse to buy a new dress for the awards ceremony.
This year, I decided that instead of shooting my snakeskin M&P or an AAC-branded Nighthawk or anything else as over-the-top as the match itself, I’d take some of my own advice. I have long told shooters who are interested in the action pistol sports and trying to decide what to get as their first competition gun to buy a Glock 34, a few mags, and a Blade-Tech holster. Nothing fancy, but all of it good, quality gear.
So, when a Glock 34 came into GunUp the other day, I decided to buy it, pair it with some extra mags and a Blade-Tech holster we had lying around (I live in the kind of house that has 9mm Glock mags and Blade-Tech Glock holsters laying around, conveniently) and start training for the Cup! While I’m not expecting to come home with another medal (there are going to be a lot more ladies shooting Production than there were shooting Metallic division last year) I’m going to shoot my best, have a good time, and report back on what it’s like to take my own advice for a change.