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

Sig Sauer 1911 C3 [FIREARM REVIEW]

Sig Sauer 1911 C3 [FIREARM REVIEW]

How about the Sig Sauer 1911 C3 shown here in .45ACP? Would it make a good concealed carry gun? For starters, what does the "C3" stand for? Well, that is a good clue as to what this gun is designed for. The "C3" stands for... Concealed Carry Compact. So then as the name states is…

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Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

The City of Chicago saw a sharp increase in the number of concealed carry permits issued in 2016, DNAinfo reports. According to statistics gained from Illinois State Police, in 2016 22,517 Chicagoans obtained concealed carry permits, compared to only 13,948 in 2015. There has also been a huge increase in the number of Chicagoans who…

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Why You Should Carry a Tactical Pen in Your EDC

Why You Should Carry a Tactical Pen in Your EDC

This past Christmas I was fortunate to receive a practical (and cool) self-defense item – a tactical pen.  After playing around with it for a couple weeks, I think I have a good grasp of the pros and cons of adding this implement to my self-defense arsenal. The first and most obvious advantage is that…

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Whatever Happened To .32 Caliber

Whatever Happened To .32 Caliber?

Years ago, there were a good number of firearms chambered for one of the .32 caliber rounds but they have all but died out. In some cases, with good reason; some of the .32 rounds weren't good for much more than rabbits and such. Others were more potent, and were (and still are) viable defensive…

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Constitutional Carry

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Constitutional Carry

Even outside of CCW or Second Amendment circles, constitutional carry is making headlines right now—and ruffling more than a few feathers as a result. There’s a lot of media hype around the issue, and a great many talking heads and pundits tossing quips back and forth. But getting down to brass tacks, what is constitutional…

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Social CCW: A Guide to Meeting Like-Minded People

Social CCW: A Guide to Meeting Like-Minded People

  From a Second Amendment/CCW point of view, now is a pretty decent time to be alive. Constitutional carry is on the march, anti-2A legislation in Congress is in a relatively lull, and the community as a whole seems to feel pretty optimistic. This isn’t to say that there are no potential concerns or that…

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5 Tips to Make Cleaning Guns More Enjoyable

5 Tips to Make Cleaning Guns More Enjoyable

We all know that going to the range and firing off a few boxes of ammo is always fun. But how many times have you gotten home from the range or a hunting trip and told yourself that you will clean the guns tomorrow? Then tomorrow turns into the next day. The next day turns…

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What is Your Concealed Carry Code of Conduct?

What is Your Concealed Carry Code of Conduct?

Grab a pencil and some paper. Now quickly list your personal top 5 expectations (your bucket list of priorities) for your life in 30 seconds. Well most of us can come up with 2 or 3 things right away, but may fall short for the others in the half minute. Some can easily do this,…

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