Archive | Concealed Carry

This collection of articles deals with concealed carry weapons and all aspects of the CCW lifestyle. Tactics, training, mindset, and law–we discuss all aspects of concealed carry for self defense

Taurus Spectrum .380

Shot Show 2017: Taurus Spectrum Pistol

New for 2017 from Taurus is the Spectrum .380 Auto pistol. We dropped by the Taurus booth and saw a myriad of color options for this little micro pistol. Ideally sized for concealed carry, the color options are sure to please. Taurus is currently planning to release the frame in several different in-house colors with…

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PKO 9MM Extended Magazine

Shot Show 2017: Heizer Defense PKO 9mm and .45 ACP

Another pocket gun we spied at the SHOT show were these offerings from Heizer. Dubbed the PKO, Heizer put the .45 ACP to market last fall and have now added a 9MM to their lineup. The PKO is made from stainless steel and the slides are offered in a variety of colorations. On display were…

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Alien Gear Announces the ShapeShift Modular Holster System

Alien Gear Announces the ShapeShift Modular Holster System

SHOT Show 2017 – January 17 1:00 PM PST Alien Gear CEO Thomas Teddar announced today that Alien Gear Holsters is going to release an all new holster system this coming summer. The system, called the ShapeShift Modular Holster System, will be something that no one else has ever created. This holster system will allow you…

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Should You Modify Your Concealed Carry Handgun

Should You Modify Your Concealed Carry Handgun?

No, the above is not an acceptable concealed carry handgun modification, but it looks unique. What carry holster would you use? So what are some useful carry handgun modifications? How about the custom New York 1 and New York 2 triggers? Will they make your self-defense gun more accurate? Is there a heavier or lighter…

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Transitioning from Handgun to Hand-to-Hand: A Wakeup Call

Transitioning from Handgun to Hand-to-Hand: A Wakeup Call

While this article is of  course written “for information purposes only”, I have to open by stressing that there’s a lot to learn about this topic and that these skills really need to be taught by a professional and practiced regularly and often. You can’t armchair-commando your way to success this time; we’re all going…

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Shooting To Wound

Shooting To Wound Is Hollywood Hoopla

If you've ever wondered about the viability of shooting to wound, let any ideas about the viability of doing so be hereby dispelled. If you must shoot, shoot to stop the threat - if that means your assailant dies, they die, and if they live, they live. If a situation has unfolded that requires use…

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Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

Waffle House Employee Fired for Firing a Warning Shot

One Waffle House employee has found herself unemployed after attempting to foil a robbery in Coweta County, GA. Early Thursday morning three suspects passed a note to a waitress demanding money and threatening to shoot everyone. Heather Stanley, a different waitress, went out to her car to retrieve a gun. Stanley then fired one shot into…

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Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

Record Number of Concealed Carry Permits Issued in Ohio

The buckeye state is on track to far exceed the number of concealed carry permits it issued in 2015. A total of 93,851 permits were issued in the first three quarters of 2016, the Ohio Attorney General's Office reports show. Compared to the 72,000 permits issued in all of 2015, Ohio had a 58 percent increase…

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