Author Archive | Jason Hanson

Utah Police Hail Man Who Shot Unarmed Suspect

Utah Police Hail Man Who Shot Unarmed Suspect

Over the weekend, a 31-year-old man was walking out of the Macey’s parking lot in Orem, Utah. Suddenly, he heard a woman scream and noticed a man dragging her out of her vehicle in what looked like a carjacking. The 31-year-old man (who has a valid concealed carry permit) drew his gun and ordered the […]

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When and How to Test Your Gun Gear

When and How to Test Your Gun Gear

This past weekend, I taught my 2-day Escape & Evasion Pistol course. A great group of people came out and we had a lot of fun while improving their shooting skills. One of the biggest benefits of attending a pistol course is that it gives you a chance to really test your gear and run […]

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4 Weapons for When the Ammo Runs Out

These days, there are several entertaining shows on TV where people have to survive a zombie apocalypse or a blackout or some other crazy situation that causes a total collapse of society. In the beginning of these shows, the characters typically use guns to defend themselves, but they eventually run out of bullets and have […]

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Why You Might Want This 26-inch Tool

Why You Might Want This 26-inch Tool

The top three self-defense tools that I carry daily are my gun (currently a Springfield 1911), a knife (Benchmade, Kershaw, or one of several others), and a Tactical Pen. However, I realize not everyone is comfortable carrying a gun and I would never recommend someone do so who isn’t comfortable and well trained. Also, some […]

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30-page Terrorist Attack Manual from Uncle Sam

30-page Terrorist Attack Manual from Uncle Sam

About two weeks ago, a Congressman from North Carolina released a 30-page manual called, “Preparing Your Home, Family, and Business For Terrorist Attacks.” The manual covers how to deal with possible attacks such as chemical threats, an electromagnetic pulse, and a nuclear blast. It also includes a list of supplies that are recommended for every […]

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How to Carry When It’s Hot Outside

How to Carry Concealed When It’s Hot Outside

Below is a question from reader Rob T. I get asked this question quite often so I wanted to answer it in-depth today… “Hi Jason Love your stuff!!! Quick question. I live in an area where my daily wear is shorts and a t-shirt. I know I am lucky but this “outfit” does not lend […]

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5 Items For When The Lights Go Out

5 Items For When The Lights Go Out

Like many parts of the country, my hometown has been slammed with snow lately. In the past week alone, we’ve had about three feet and it’s still snowing as I write this. Thankfully, we’ve only lost power for a short period of time and haven’t had to go days without power yet as we have […]

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Why You Need to Practice a “Cold Bore” Shot

Why You Need to Practice a “Cold Bore” Shot

When you hear the term “cold bore” shot, it’s usually associated with a sniper rifle, and in simple terms it means the first shot to come out of a clean barrel of a rifle. After the first shot, the barrel has residue in it, which can affect the flight path of a bullet. As someone […]

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How Would You Handle These 4 Intruders?

Everyday, I scan the Internet looking for personal safety stories that I can learn from. After all, there’s so much going on in this world that we can always learn something from a natural disaster, mall shooting, or a home invasion, to name a few. When thinking about home invasions some people probably believe it’s […]

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4 Valentine’s Day Gun and Survival Gifts

4 Valentine’s Day Gun and Survival Gifts

Time is sure flying these days. It seems like it was just Christmas and we were trying to come up with the perfect gift idea for our spouses and loved ones. Now that Valentine’s Day is almost here you’re probably trying to come up with even more ideas to let that special person in your […]

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Why the Greek Elections are so Dangerous

Why the Greek Elections are so Dangerous

On Sunday, the people of Greece voted in a radical leftist party with communist roots. The fact is, for the Syriza party this was an easy sell to the people of Greece because the party promised to end the austerity measures and get back to the “good life” of spending a bunch of money the […]

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2 Products from SHOT Show Media Day

Yesterday was SHOT Show Media Day. SHOT Show is the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show. The best way to describe the tradeshow is that it’s Disneyland for gun owners. During media day, you get the opportunity to go out to the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club (just outside of Las Vegas) and shoot a bunch of […]

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