Now here’s where people get confused. A trademark is not—and cannot be—functional or descriptive of its utility. For instance, when I was consulting for TangoDown, we came out with a new product, a heavy-duty magazine. We toyed with the idea of naming it the “advanced combat reliability” magazine but our IP lawyer, Tracy Crump, advised us that the name is descriptive of the product’s function, and therefore would not stand up. TangoDown named the product the ACR magazine instead because an acron
Most dummy rounds are made of solid plastic, but some ofthe newer brands mold plastic bullets into a handgun case, which seem to be more durable. Regardless of the type of inert ammunition you use, dummy ammunition is an important self-defense tool that you’re going to need for some upcoming malfunction drills.
Mistake—The Turn Rack This happens when a shooter brings a semi-auto handgun close to the body to help in racking the slide. Think bringing the hands and arms into the body to aid in opening a bottle of pickles with a stuck lid and you’ll understand this concept.