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1441 Gear's The Paratus Kydex Holster with S&W M&P 9C

Kydex Holster Review: Paratus by 1441 Gear

Kydex holsters and leather holsters are my preferences for my handguns. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. For outside-the-waistband carry (OWB) at the range, around home, for competition and for concealed carry, I use both leather and kydex holsters. For competition, in particular, I prefer Kydex holsters. They seem to draw more smoothly and faster…

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Racking a Pistol Slide Devices to Supplement Your Technique

Racking a Pistol Slide: Devices to Supplement Your Technique

I have noticed and received comments from those who have difficulties racking a pistol slide. They desperately want some help, device, or tips for racking their semi-automatic pistol slide and operating their gun more easily and safely. Many are women and some are men with less upper body, arm, finger, and hand strength. Some are…

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Alien Gear Holsters Cloak Tuck 2.0

Alien Gear Holsters Cloak Tuck 2.0 IWB Holster Review

Alien Gear Holsters showed up in March of 2013 and caused quite a stir in the market. Their first offerings to the public were well built and they have one heck of a warranty. Head on over to their website and check out their warranty here: Alien Gear Holsters Warranty. Very recently, they’ve improved upon…

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Browning 1911-380

2 Products from SHOT Show Media Day

Yesterday was SHOT Show Media Day. SHOT Show is the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show. The best way to describe the tradeshow is that it’s Disneyland for gun owners. During media day, you get the opportunity to go out to the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club (just outside of Las Vegas) and shoot a bunch of…

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Multitasker Series 3 Multi Tool open

Multitasker Series 3 Multi Tool Review

Back in the day, I was an auto mechanic. I spent a great deal of time pouring over the Snap-On and Mac tool catalogs that I kept in a drawer of my roll-away. I would figure out how much of my income I could afford to spend on tools and still have enough money left…

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The 2014 Springfield-Armory XDS 4.0 for Concealed Carry: A Review

USA Carry’s Top 10 Articles from 2014

We published more articles in 2014 than we ever have before. We decided figure out the top articles for a year end review and came up with a list of 10 most popular articles. That being said, let's get to the articles. 1. The 2014 Springfield-Armory XDS 4.0 for Concealed Carry: A Review There is NO…

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Galloway Precision LC-9 Trigger Mod Review

Galloway Precision LC-9 Trigger Mod Review

I bought the Ruger LC-9 a couple of years ago. I thought it to be the ideal concealed carry gun for me in the summer. It’s diminutive dimensions and light weight allow me to slip it into my pocket and carry it just about everywhere. Back in March we published my overall review of the Ruger…

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Review of RamRodz Gun Cleaning Swabs

Review of RamRodz Gun Cleaning Swabs

I must confess up front that I hate to clean guns. Yes, I understand the absolute necessity to regularly clean and maintain my guns. Not only as an additional low-cost and low-effort life insurance policy, but to preserve my investments and safeguard the students that use my guns. So after every range visit and every…

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