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Tips For Tall Concealed Carriers

Tips For Tall Concealed Carriers

Being tall is great for a lot of things. You can reach high-up items off the shelf, change lightbulbs without stepping on a stool, reach up over a ledge and pull yourself up. And then there are things where it's not always an advantage -- driving in economy size cars, sitting in cramped school desks,…

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How To Talk To Police After A Defensive Gun Use

How To Talk To Police After A Defensive Gun Use

The echoes of your last gunshot haven't even finished reverberating off the walls before a thought may ring out in your mind: your situation has come from a defensive gun use to a post-defensive gun use. A "defensive gun use" is whenever you use a firearm to defend your life from another person or animal.…

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3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

Expert marksmen who have been instructing students in the use of firearms constantly reinforce the principles of marksmanship. These principles are pretty basic, really. Sight picture Sight alignment Breathing Bone support Trigger control Steady position That position can be either standing, sitting, kneeling, prone, or supported. It doesn't matter so long as it is a…

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5 Decisions Every Concealed Carrier Is Forced To Make

5 Decisions Every Concealed Carrier Is Forced To Make

In almost every concealed carrier's time carrying a handgun, he or she will inevitably be confronted with certain decisions that need to be made. They can be related to carrying a firearm altogether or the decision to try to step into an uncertain situation. Let's go over five decisions every concealed carrier will likely have…

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Our Top Picks For 9mm Concealed Carry Pistols

Our Top Picks For 9mm Concealed Carry Pistols

From time to time, we'll go back and forth on what to recommend to readers who ask us, "what are your top picks for a 9mm concealed carry handgun?" Generally, if it works with your particular build and shooting style -- more power to you. We love the 9x19 mm cartridge because it's versatile, easy…

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7 Reasons It Is A Bad Idea To Carry Concealed

7 Reasons Why It Is A Bad Idea To Carry Concealed

As a concealed carry educational website, we encounter a lot of scenarios that we believe are not conducive to carrying concealed. We've surmised, as best we can, 7 reasons why it may be a bad idea to carry concealed. 1. You're swimming in the ocean. There are real limits to what a gun can and…

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Gun Belt Myths -- What You Need And What You Don't

Gun Belt Myths — What You Need And What You Don’t

Every gun needs a holster -- truth. Does every holster need a belt? If you grew up on cowboy movies, chances are grand you saw a cowboy with a gun belt. It's the quintessential accessory that's survived even unto the 21st century. Thick, skinny, reinforced, two-layer... There's a number of styles that get tossed around.…

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