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What Are Your Concentric Rings of Security?

What Are Your Concentric Rings of Security?

When I worked for the Agency I was based out of Headquarters in Langley, VA. What most people don’t realize (unless you live in the DC area) is that the CIA has a sign out on the main road that says, “George Bush Center for Intelligence.” In other words, the headquarters to the CIA isn’t […]

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Tristar T100 Compact 9MM Pistol Review

Tristar T100 Compact 9MM Pistol Review

Tristar Arms is relatively new to the handgun market. They make six models of handguns, each modeled after some other very successful designs. The guns are manufactured in a NATO approved plant in Turkey for Tristar. The gun we’re going to take a look at is the T100 offering. It resembles a Baby Eagle an […]

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6 Rules to Follow When Cleaning Guns

6 Rules to Follow When Cleaning Guns

Earlier this month, I called my dad to wish him a happy 4th of July. As soon as the conversation began he said to me, “I’m going to visit John (name changed) today, he just had his leg amputated and he’s not dealing with it very well.” John is a family friend of ours who […]

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How a Marine Stopped This Kidnapping

How a Marine Stopped This Kidnapping

I have a two year old daughter so when I hear about a child getting kidnapped it always hits close to home. And, unfortunately, you can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about a horrible kidnapping story somewhere in the U.S. or around the world. Thankfully, the story I want to share with […]

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8 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Gun Owners

8 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

If you still need gift ideas or if you’re looking for an excuse to buy yourself a gift, here are eight Father’s Day gift ideas that no dad (or family) should be without. (See also: 10 Father’s Day Presents for Gun Owners) 1. A Water Filter - It might be a pipe bursting, or something worse, […]

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Proper Grip: Get Your DIP and Cam Correct

Proper Grip: Get Your DIP and Cam Correct

When shooting with a two-handed grip, some new shooters seem to naturally rest the tip of their support index finger well below their DIP on the front of the trigger guard. With some new students, I must continuously remind them that they are doing this. Most do not realize they are doing it. But, is […]

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A Look at 8 New Handgun Maintenance Products

A Look at 8 New Handgun Maintenance Products

Great comments and suggestions from those who commented on my article “Pistol Maintenance: Key Lubrication Points.” Some requested I look at specific firearm maintenance products, some I were not familiar with. Several asked my opinions about all-purpose CLP (Cleaner-Lubricant-Protectant) gun care products, wood grips conditioner and preservative, and holster leather care and conditioner, as well […]

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The Truth About the CA Killing Spree

The Truth About the CA Killing Spree

Last Friday, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree in California that took the lives of six people. It’s another sad tragedy that happens far too often in this country and a reminder for us to always be vigilant and prepared for the unexpected. The thing is, if you haven’t done much reading about […]

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