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The Best Handgun for the Situation? A Personal Take

The Best Handgun for the Situation? A Personal Take

  A quick Google search for “Best Concealed Carry” or “Best handgun for xxxx” is an enlightening thing. Advice abounds, of course—the gun culture of the Internet is nothing if not rife with opinions. These vary from comprehensive lists of handguns for concealed carry, to outright slide shows of pure gun porn. Now, there's nothing wrong with…

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6 Signs You're Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

6 Signs You’re Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

When I first became a concealed carrier, I did not have to do any shopping. My father gave me his .22 handgun when I finished school and moved into my own place, which needless to say, was not in the nicest neighborhood. He and I went to the shooting range every weekend so that I…

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3 Ways To Train To Respond Versus Target Practice

3 Ways To Train To Respond Versus Target Practice

Target practice is a great way to build familiarity with your concealed carry firearm.  But, it’s only one piece of the pie.  Your brain is instinctive by nature.  How you train is how you will respond in a high stress environment.  Making that training as useful as possible is important. In this article, we’re going…

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Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

We've seen quite a few changes with reciprocity and recognition by states this week. We have updated our Concealed Carry Maps to reflect all of the changes but also wanted to put out an article so that everyone is aware of the changes. First off, Minnesota recently changed their law to recognized concealed carry permits…

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Kel-Tec KSG vs. UTAS UTS-15

Kel-Tec KSG vs. UTAS UTS-15

Much has been written and said about this comparison. I wasn’t sure that more needed to be said or written about the subject since there are many outlets that have done this very comparison. However, I decided to do this a little differently. I wanted no influence from either manufacturer. So, I put my money…

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How To Have Good CCW Interactions With Law Enforcement

How To Have Good CCW Interactions With Law Enforcement

These days, our news outlets are flooded with stories about citizen interactions with the police. Most of the ones that make it to print or on the television screen are detailing negative experiences with police officers. For any chance encounters, while we may be law-abiding citizens, it important for the police to know that we…

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Criminal Attacks and Senior Citizens

Criminal Attacks and Senior Citizens

"Senior citizens" now represent the most rapidly growing segment of the United States' population. Some estimate that currently one in every eight Americans is age 65 or older, a total of more than 35 million. By the year 2030, as “baby boomers” age and life expectancy increases, this number will increase to an estimated 64…

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Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun

Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Review

In the beginning In mid-2004 Beretta released the Xtrema 2 semi-automatic 12 Gauge shotgun in the United States. A buddy of mine showed me a YouTube video of the Beretta pro shooter demonstrating it. I was floored by his obvious skill, but also immediately intrigued by the almost complete absence of apparent recoil and how…

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How To Carry A Concealed Carry Gun On A Motorcycle

There’s no “one size fits all” approach to riding a motorcycle with a concealed carry pistol.  A lot of how you can learn to be comfortable riding a motorcycle with your CC pistol is taking a look at how you’re situated on the bike. The three basic seating configurations (with a lot of varying extremes)…

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