Author Archive | Luke McCoy

Are Concealed Carry Permits Transferable?

Are Concealed Carry Permits Transferable?

One of our staff writers just made a big move a few months ago. He picked up and shifted over all the way to the state of Washington from New England. I remember asking him, "so, what's the deal with your concealed carry permit?" He said, "well, Washington doesn't acknowledge my old state's resident CCW…

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Interpreting Your Company's CCW Policy

Interpreting Your Company’s CCW Policy

If you own your own business, in almost every state that entitles you to be able to carry a gun on the premises. In all other cases, you are on someone else's private property. This does not explicitly deny you the right to carry concealed, but there are some good practices every concealed carrier should…

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First Round Immediate Action Drills For Concealed Carry

First Round Immediate Action Drills For Concealed Carry

The moment of truth has arrived. Your life is in danger and it's time to draw your handgun and defend yourself, your family, and your property from bad guys. You successfully pull your handgun from its holster and level it at your first adversary. You squeeze the trigger and "click"... Nothing. This is a moment…

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5 Best Workouts For Concealed Carriers

5 Best Workouts For Concealed Carriers

When we think about concealed carry defensive gun use situations, we often forget the various muscles that are needed in order to successfully navigate the scenario. Your heart is essential, obviously, but you also need a great deal of core strength. Core strength refers to the system of muscles lying below the "show" muscles that…

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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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