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Why Bunkerville, NV Was Good For America

Why Bunkerville, NV Was Good For America

Bunkerville, NV is about 90 minutes south of my house. I didn’t head down there during the recent standoff with the cattle rancher and the BLM, but like many people, I was watching everything unfold with interest. To tell you the truth, I don’t agree with everything the rancher is doing but I love seeing […]

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The Last Training Opportunity

“Unload. Show Clear. Hammer Down.” Wait – SCRATCH THAT! “Unload. Show Clear. Take your last training opportunity.” I’ve followed the commands “Unload;  Show Clear;  Hammer Down” a hundred times on ranges in Falling Plate and other competitions and training scenarios.  It translates roughly to: Eject your magazine, show the RSO or instructor that your gun […]

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Should Gun Owners Study Martial Arts?

Should Gun Owners Study Martial Arts?

Years ago, I was spending time with well-known firearms instructor Massad Ayoob. Since he’s been in the shooting business more than 40 years, I asked him, “What’s one thing you wish you’d known or done when you first started out?” To my surprise, he said he wished he’d started studying the martial arts and hand-to-hand […]

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Stoeger Cougar Compact

Stoeger Cougar Compact Review

Somewhere along the way, big brother Beretta gave the tooling and equipment necessary to manufacture the venerable Cougar pistol to Stoeger. They moved the whole operation to Turkey and now Stoeger is the main brand on the Cougar model. I’ve had some dealings with other Turkish made firearms, and I have to say, they are […]

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11 Items in My Range Bag

11 Items in My Range Bag

The other day, I realized it’s been quite a while since I’ve written about the items in my shooting range bag (that are always changing). And because I’ve gotten a lot of questions about this recently from new shooters, I thought I’d share the list with you today. Keep in mind, because I have my […]

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The 2014 Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer in 9mm Review

The 2014 Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer in 9mm Review

For some time, 1911 aficionados and International Defensive Pistol Association competitors have wanted a reasonably-priced alternative single-action, single-stack gun in 9mm without a lot of “whistles and bells” that will be reliable to complement the 1911 in .45 caliber. Well, Springfield-Armory has introduced a new 1911 Range Officer (RO) in 9mm in early 2014. Of […]

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186,873 Reasons to Carry a Gun

186,873 Reasons to Carry a Gun

Picture this scenario… You’re a police officer in Florida who pulls someone over for speeding. You run the driver’s information and it comes back that he’s wanted in Pennsylvania for sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl. You call the Philadelphia police department who issued the warrant and tell them you’ve got their fugitive under arrest […]

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Femme Fatal Holsters’ Corset Holster Review

Femme Fatals Holsters’ Corset Holster Review

The age old frustration by the female shooter inevitably comes back to being “I can’t find a holster that works for me!” How can we carry without looking pregnant or like we’re walking like a duck, without having to wear our boyfriend’s oversized flannel shirt to work, and while keeping the firearm safe from the […]

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SigTac Adaptive Carbine Platform (ACP)

Convert Any Full-Size Pistol into a Carbine

Sig Sauer has introduced a simple device to convert ANY full-sized railed pistol (up to a 5-inch barrel) into a carbine… easily, quickly, and inexpensively they say. It is called the SigTac Adaptive Carbine Platform (ACP). The information says it works with a Sig, Glock, Smith & Wesson M&P, Springfield XD/XDM, 1911 and other full-sized […]

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