Author Archive | Luke McCoy

3 Thing To Consider When Crossing State Borders With A Gun

3 Thing To Consider When Crossing State Borders With A Gun

Long road trips have become a staple of vacation time. Getting the see the broad array of landscapes, people, and places that this great country has to offer is quintessential. As gun owners, though, we have to maintain some ground rules to keep ourselves out of harm's way. In this article, we'll discuss three specific…

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Why Some Used Handguns Are Great For Concealed Carry

Why Some Used Handguns Are Great For Concealed Carry

The great thing about buying a new handgun is the knowledge that no one has messed it up before you. It can be tempting walking through a collection of used handguns and see some real winners in the bunch but there's always a bit of apprehension as to how the previous owner handled it. Gun…

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Why We Shouldn't Worry About Polymer Handguns

Why We Shouldn’t Worry About Polymer Handguns

Glock and Steyr-Mannlicher were two of the most widely distributed pistol manufacturers in the early 80s that featured a polymer lower receiver. The core components that fire a gun need to always be made of metal because of the ballistic configuration of a modern pistol round. However, almost all of the support components can be…

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Myth Destroyed: .40 S&W Isn't Dead, It's Just Sleeping

Myth Destroyed: .40 S&W Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Sleeping

In recent news, the Federal Bureau of Investigation declared they're using a 9x19mm round in their newly issued Glocks. This goes counter to extensive testing and experimentation done with larger caliber handguns like the 10mm and .40 S&W. After all, if the lucrative FBI contract had never come up looking for a more ideal handgun…

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How To Deal With A Hug While Carrying Concealed

How To Deal With A Hug While Carrying Concealed

This article topic comes in by special request from a Facebook reader who wanted to know how to handle a hug while carrying a concealed handgun. Summer barbecues, family gatherings, church functions -- these are all times people just walk up to us and give us a welcoming hug. It's to be expected. And just…

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What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

This is an honest question I ask myself and wondered if maybe the gun community thought of it, too. What is the biggest thing holding back your firearms skills? We see defensive gun use scenarios played out in real life nearly every single day on the news. Whether it's a home invasion or a concealed…

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Tips for Choosing Your Next Concealed Carry Gun

Tips for Choosing Your Next Concealed Carry Gun

By Salvatore via Concealed Nation. Many individuals are on the verge of choosing their first weapon for personal protection. Selecting a handgun is a demanding decision as the requirements for each individual are different. It is a highly personal choice. Handguns in particular are very individual. There is no one-size-fits-all. This article is intended to assist…

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Are You Guilty of Bad Shooting Range Etiquette?

Are You Guilty of Bad Shooting Range Etiquette?

Whether it's your first time at the shooting range or you're a seasoned pro, it's important to understand proper etiquette before joining the firing line. While some ranges take the time to display their expected behavior, many do not. Assuming everyone knows the unwritten rules can be dangerous and even lethal. Proper etiquette is more…

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Ultimate Picks For Favorite Pocket Pistols

Ultimate Picks For Favorite Pocket Pistols

Before the culture of concealed carry really took off, most people who carried a concealed handgun were either off-duty law enforcement, military, and some very vigilant law-abiding citizens. That number has changed very quickly. It's now estimated that there are somewhere over 12 million licensed concealed carriers in the United States. And that's only what…

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