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CZ 75B SA 9mm [PISTOL REVIEW]

CZ 75B SA 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

Some have not shot the CZ 75 B and others have not even heard of it. The "B" stands for firing pin Block which stops the firing pin from moving forward if the pistol were to be dropped. You should shoot it to see for yourself how unique and special it is. Several say it…

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Gun Safety Is A Process, Not A State

Gun safety is not confined to a single thing a person does when it comes to carrying, storing or using firearms. It's a holistic process and a philosophy of owning and carrying firearms. Gun safety isn't a state of existence; it's something a person has to practice all the time. Safe Gun Storage Shooting safety…

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CCW in Cold, Wet, or Otherwise Inclement Weather

CCW in Cold, Wet, or Otherwise Inclement Weather

Let’s start with this: I’m going to assume that you’re smart enough to keep your concealed carry gun clean and dry regardless of conditions. We’ve got some excellent resources about that here on the site, so take a look if there are any questions. Concealed Carry with Layers of Cold/Rain Gear Moving along from there, the…

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Prioritize Your Defensive Firearms

Prioritize Your Defensive Firearms

I am a through-and-through gun guy. I like to train with them, talk about them, even write about them on occasion as you can see! Some people are into cars, some are into golf, you and I are into guns. That’s great. Shooting is a great sport, it is great fun, and it has the…

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Strategies For Concealed Carry In The Car

Concealed carry whilst afoot is one thing, but an area where a person's ability to get their gun into a conflict if necessary is concealed carry in the car. Car carry is a different beast altogether, as there is the complication of being seated but also being in a confined space. This poses a difficulty…

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How to Handle a Mugging

How to Handle a Mugging

According to the most numbers from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, crime rates continue to fall in these United States. Violent crime and property crime in particular are approaching historic lows, and there’s an argument to be made that we live in the safest period in the country’s history. However, sometimes trouble come looking for…

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Getting a CCW Permit? Do This First . . .

Getting a CCW Permit? Do This First . . .

Getting your CCW permit for the first time is a multi-faceted experience. There's the personal freedom, the celebration of liberty, the deep sense of responsibility—and what may seem like an endless forest of legal and bureaucratic requirements. And Americans, as a species, are deeply suspicious if not resentful of officialdom. If you doubt this at…

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AR15s and Home Defense: Some Thoughts

AR15s and Home Defense: Some Thoughts

It's not secret that the AR15 is the most popular model of rifle in the United States. It's a flexible platform that allows for aftermarket additions and customization, can be adapted to a wide variety of calibers, and offers a user-friendly design. Its Eastern Bloc counterpart/arch-nemesis the AK family of weapons is also fairly popular…

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Making Competition Part of Your Defensive Training

Making Competition Part of Your Defensive Training

I write this a day after shooting the first IDPA match I have shot in about six months. I did not do as well as I hoped. I won my division of CCP (Compact Carry Pistol) and technically you only “compete” within your division in the shooting sports, but I try for top place at…

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