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What Do Different Types Of Ammo Do?

What Do Different Types Of Ammo Do?

There’s more to a bullet than just a ball of lead and smokeless powder.  In this article, we’re going to go over a bunch of different pistol calibers and then discuss some interesting ammunition options available in them.  There are a lot of different proprietary ammunition types (Hydro Shok, etc.) and while they are indisputably…

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What’s The Big Deal About “Gun Free Zones”?

What’s The Big Deal About “Gun Free Zones”?

  My wife and I live in New Orleans and recently decided to head down to the French Quarter to have lunch and check out some of the local shops. Due to the amount of crime, we generally steer away from the French Quarter except on special occasions, this one being our 5 year anniversary. As…

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Can You Do This Rifle Drill?

Can You Do This Rifle Drill?

  Twenty-four people attended the “AR-15 Rifle Building Workshop” we held last weekend. One day 1, we hand-built a custom rifle and on day 2 we trained with the new rifle at my shooting range. Of the many rifle drills we did on day 2, one of them was the Handgun Transition Drill. I personally…

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How To Send Your Gun Through The Mail

How To Send Your Gun Through The Mail

  Sometimes it’s just more convenient to mail your firearms and ammunition than it is to try to bring them across state lines.  The great thing about mailing your firearms through the USPS is knowing they’ll be at your final destination when you need them. Your point of departure and arrival will all need one…

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“Clip” Or “Magazine”- Does It Matter?

“Clip” Or “Magazine”- Does It Matter?

Can you recognize and differentiate among the magazines and clips on the right? What is the difference between a Stripper Clip and an En-Bloc Clip? Are Clips, Magazines, or both under spring pressure? Are Clips inserted directly into the firearm or into a Magazine? Is there such a thing as a fixed, non-detachable Magazine for…

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13 Concealed Carry Handgun Methods of Carry [POLL]

There are many ways to carry your Concealed Carry handgun, once you obtain your Concealed Carry License or permit. The plethora of holster options include the traditional Outside-the-Waistband (OWB), Inside-the-Waistband (IWB), shoulder, ankle, pocket, small-of-the-back, appendix and belly band options, as well as several non-traditional methods like in a fanny pack, briefcase, day planner, and…

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Grey Ghost Griff Pack Review

Grey Ghost Griff Pack Review

Summer is finally here and it’s time once again to start thinking about how you’ll conceal carry without wearing as many layers as you did during the fall and winter months. For most, simply wearing oversize clothing solves most of the problem. But, I’m always on the lookout for new and useful ways to carry…

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My Custom Built Rifle

I believe that an AR-15 is the best firearm for a “societal breakdown” type of situation. What I mean by that is this: Every day I carry a handgun because that’s a good weapon to have if someone tries to attack me or rob me in a normal every day environment. (Plus, it’s a lot…

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Dan Wesson Valor 1911 Review

Dan Wesson Valor 1911 Review

I’ve made no secret that I’m not a ‘1911 guy’. I know that many of you out there are die hard 1911 fans. So, since I am fair and equitable (balanced) I thought I’d do a review on a 1911 since I am a CZ guy. It just so happens that CZ also owns Dan…

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Concealed Carry Checklist

Concealed Carry Checklist: 12 Key Guidelines

The 12 Concealed Carry (CC) guidelines and information that follow are not meant to be boring or redundant for experienced shooters, but rather to serve as a reminder and a basic, practical Checklist to help everyone go through the critical things necessary for success in CC. Sometimes things become so routine, obvious, and acceptable to…

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