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Do You Shoot More Than Paper?

Do You Shoot More Than Paper?

So you got The Pistol for defense, because you’re thinking it might be a good idea these days. And, you took The Class and obtained "The Permit" so you can take it with you. Maybe you also sprung for some boxes of ammo, even different kinds, to make sure you can operate The Pistol and…

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5 Mistakes Handgunners Make and What To Do About It

5 Mistakes Handgunners Make and What To Do About It

Former police chief Joe Saxon is one of the top shooters in Georgia with a handgun and a sought-after instructor. His list of credentials covers pages. We sat down with Joe to find what are the biggest mistakes hand gunners make and how to correct them. Top Shooting Mistakes The No. 1 mistake most people…

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The Slowest Load: Reloading a Revolver with Loose Rounds

The Slowest Load: Reloading a Revolver with Loose Rounds

When it comes to revolver shooting there are a few ways to accomplish the reload, unlike its semiauto counterpart which basically has to be loaded with an already loaded magazine. With the revolver there are moon clips, speedloaders, speed strips, 2x2x2 pouches, et al. You can also just load loose rounds. While probably not the…

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How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

Once upon a time some poor nameless individual—whose name totally wasn’t Michael Jenkins—went to the range. And while there, this nameless soul—again, absolutely not named Jenkins—has a really crappy time. The facility was pleasant enough, the day was cloudy and cool but otherwise fine. It wasn’t even that crowded on the firing line. But for…

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Handgun Training on the Cheap

Handgun Training on the Cheap

The need for inexpensive practice and training can arise for many reasons. You may just be getting started and need time to get your gear together. You may be temporarily short on cash. Maybe outside forces have intervened, and ammunition isn’t as cheaply or widely available as you’d like. Regardless, there’s no reason to panic:…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Shot Groups

5 Ways To Improve Your Shot Groups

Precision is just as important as accuracy. Precision is being able to do something reliably and accurately is, of course, doing it right. When it comes to defensive shooting, being able to confidently know your rounds are going on target can be extremely helpful. It's not always just the defender and the assailant in a…

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What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

What Is Holding Back Your Firearm Skills?

This is an honest question I ask myself and wondered if maybe the gun community thought of it, too. What is the biggest thing holding back your firearms skills? We see defensive gun use scenarios played out in real life nearly every single day on the news. Whether it's a home invasion or a concealed…

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10 Skills To Practice After You Finish Concealed Carry Training

10 Skills To Practice After You Finish Concealed Carry Training

In most states, there's a mandatory training course that all concealed carry applicants have to take before applying or receiving their concealed carry licenses. These courses are meant to be informative and educational. They are not meant to be a capstone course in your own personal handgun training. After the course is through and the…

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Why Nothing Substitutes Range Time

Why Nothing Substitutes Range Time

Newcomers to the world of concealed carry ought to be practicing in their homes and in their private times outside the range. It's a requirement to maintain muscle memory and to keep us from being lulled into a false sense of complacency. Unloading your pistol and practicing clearing rooms, drawing from your holster and reholstering,…

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