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Tips and Tricks for Buying Used Guns

Tips and Tricks for Buying Used Guns

Following an informal poll of friends, family, and folks at the range, I’d guesstimate that most gun owners have a least a few used pieces in their collections, and a large number of us chiefly buy used firearms. There’s nothing wrong with this in principle—guns are the ultimate durable goods and they’ll stay in working…

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Concealed Carrier Scares off Would-be Robbers

Concealed Carrier Scares off Would-be Robbers

Two men nearly got more than they bargained for this past Tuesday after going to a Family Dollar store in Tyler Texas to meet up with someone that was "selling a dog". They saw an ad for the dog on social media. They arrived at the store around 8 p.m. and were met by a…

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Selecting Your Personal Handgun: A Useful Checklist

Selecting Your Personal Handgun: A Useful Checklist

This is not a picture of your ideal handgun and certainly does not match any criteria that I have. There are, however, certain very necessary attributes you really need to consider when selecting your personal gun. Often, we just see a gun we like and buy it. Sometimes because Uncle Tom or Aunt Sally said…

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My Top 11 Criteria for Buying Concealed Carry Guns

My Top 11 Criteria for Buying Concealed Carry Guns

A common question I regularly get asked in class by students and mostly new shooters is: “I want to get a handgun for concealed carry and self defense. What should I get?” It’s a very personal question, with no one right answer. There is a very good reason there is such a wide selection of…

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Purchasing My First Firearm

Purchasing My First Firearm

My first purchase of a firearm was similar to my first time getting to third base with Emily back in the 8th grade. I was nervous, all thumbs, and had no idea what I was doing. That being said I was excited. It has only been within the last year I have developed an interest…

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New Orleans Resident Buying More Guns

New Orleans Residents Buying More Guns

Violent crime is encouraging New Orleans citizens to purchase guns at an increasing rate--including a number of first time gun owners. Long time residents are commenting on how crime is the highest they've ever seen and are looking for personal protection. A string of violent crime in New Orleans has some families searching for their…

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