During the 2013 U.S. Nationals, the IDPA conducted a survey of nearly 335 competitors, asking about what type of gear they use—from pistols and holsters to ammo, concealment vests and reloading equipment. Striker-fired pistols like those made by Glock, Smith & Wesson and Springfield Armory proved the most popular by far, making up more than half of the pistols used. Here’s a breakdown of popular pistols by division.


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This article was originally published in the November 2014 issue of COMBAT HANDGUNS. Subscription is available in print and digital editions below.

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