Author Archive | Luke McCoy

Where Do You Keep Your Gun While You Sleep?

Where Do You Keep Your Gun While You Sleep? [SURVEY]

We're genuinely curious: while you're asleep, where do you keep your home defense handgun or shotgun? In this article, we'll discuss what we think about various locations and then ask you for your opinion in our survey. Feel free to give a more detailed explanation of your response in the comments section below. We look…

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Deadliest Fail: How To Detect A Squib

Deadliest Fail: How To Detect A Squib

What is a squib? A squib is when a round gets stuck somewhere in the upper receiver after it's been fired. It did not properly eject from its casing and either didn't have enough force to push out through the barrel or was obstructed by something in its way. In either case, we as concealed…

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5 Hacks To Get You Into Carrying Concealed

5 Hacks To Get You Into Carrying Concealed

If you find yourself leaving your concealed carry gun at home, it's probably because you haven't normalized the experience yet. In this article, we'll discuss five ways you can develop the mindset necessary to carry a concealed handgun everyday. Make Concealed Carry part of your morning routine. You get up, brush your teeth, shower, shave, eat…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Revolver For CCW

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Revolver For CCW

Who needs a high rate of fire when you can put high caliber rounds on target? In this article, we'll discuss a few reasons why revolvers should be considered for concealed carry. Affordable When we're talking about having a single handgun that can serve all purposes of self-defense, a good, solid revolver is it. Capable…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Shot Groups

5 Ways To Improve Your Shot Groups

Precision is just as important as accuracy. Precision is being able to do something reliably and accurately is, of course, doing it right. When it comes to defensive shooting, being able to confidently know your rounds are going on target can be extremely helpful. It's not always just the defender and the assailant in a…

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Steps To Explain CCW To Your Spouse Or Family Member

Steps To Explain CCW To Your Spouse Or Family Member

Not everyone was raised around guns or understands them. For those who grew up and just heard the static that happens every time a gun-related event occurs, there's a good chance a prejudice has formed against bringing them into the home. They may not understand what we do: firearms are tools. In the right hands,…

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How To Deal With Carrying Concealed In The Dressing Room

How To Deal With Carrying Concealed In The Dressing Room

Trying on a new pair of slacks or a new shirt? Chances are good, you'll spend some quality time in the dressing room before going to the check-out counter. Rather than make umpteen gagillion returns to the Customer Service desk, it's inevitable you'll need to carry concealed into the dressing room. No biggie. Unlike going…

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Should You Use a Concealed Carry Magazine Carrier?

Should You Use a Concealed Carry Magazine Carrier?

We constantly talk up the importance of carrying at least one backup magazine for your concealed carry handgun. Which brings us to our next question. Should you use a concealed carry magazine carrier? Our tentative answer: no. We'll explain. A Concealed Carry magazine carrier is a great way to keep additional magazines on hand in the case you…

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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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