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  1. Tracking Tags, Part 1: Track Your Guns When You Travel

    Tracking Tags, Part 1: Track Your Guns When You Travel

    During Southwest Airlines' meltdown this past holiday, I decided it was time to have a way to keep track of my firearms while traveling. Southwest canceled my flight to Dallas, and I had to rebook on American at the last minute. I was traveling to Dallas for the holidays and was going to shoot my qualification part of the Texas...
  2. The Best New Handguns of SHOT Show 2023

    The Best New Handguns of SHOT Show 2023

    SHOT Show 2023 brought us all the new industry products. Here are Travis' top pistols to come out of the show. SHOT Show 2023 has come and gone. I got the SHOT Show crud, dehydrated, and my skin is dried out, but I survived a year more. SHOT Show 2023 has miles of aisles, and among those miles of aisles...
  3. What's In My Gun Room? - Part 2

    What's In My Gun Room? - Part 2

    We all have gun stuff. What kind of stuff is in your gun room or safe? In this part 2 of the series, I’ll be discussing three more items: a casing/shell checker, security cameras, and a free-standing gun rack. Each one of these items has its own use and importance in a gun room. Casing/Shell Checker During a competition, the...
  4. Dry-Fire Training, Part 4 - Mantis BlackbeardX

    Dry-Fire Training, Part 4 - Mantis BlackbeardX

    The Mantis BlackbeardX allows you to dry-fire train realistically with your AR-15. What is the Mantis BlackbeardX? It combines the auto-resetting trigger of the original Blackbeard with the shooting analysis of the MantisX. With this system, you’ll receive real-time feedback during your dry-fire training on how you can improve your performance with your AR-15. If you order a BlackbeardX with...
  5. SHOT Show 2023, The Firearms Industry's Largest Gathering

    SHOT Show 2023, The Firearms Industry's Largest Gathering

    SHOT Show 2023 has ended, and it is a bittersweet goodbye for those who were there. On one hand, it was great to see all the new products hitting the market and making new friends. But it was a long week. The show is on multiple floors of two buildings and has around 14 miles of aisles to walk. You...
  6. Mag Check, 1,2, 1,2!

    Mag Check, 1,2, 1,2!

    Whether you've never done a mag check before or haven't done one in a while, it's time to check that task off the list. What's a mag check? I'm talking about performing routine maintenance on the magazines for your firearms. It's easy for magazine internals to get dirty after trips to the range, being carried daily in a loaded gun...

Concealed Carry

  1. Safety - A Breakdown of Handgun Safeties

    Safety - A Breakdown of Handgun Safeties

    Let’s talk safety, most handgun safety, or safeties. Handgun safeties, I mean, not the general act of being safe. Handgun safeties come in various forms and shapes. There are the safeties you see and interact with, and then there are the automatic devices you never engage with. Today we are going to be describing the safety devices a shooter engages...
  2. Smith & Wesson Equalizer, The Carry Gun to Fit All Hands

    Smith & Wesson Equalizer, The Carry Gun to Fit All Hands

    Is the Smith & Wesson Equalizer a game changer for folks with dexterity challenges? Smith & Wesson has had a very busy 2023, and who knows what we can expect next from them? One of their newest pistols that have been released is the Equalizer. A simple design that feels similar to the original old-school M&P Shield. When it comes...
  3. P365 Vs Savage M1907 - Two Concealed Carry Icons

    P365 Vs Savage M1907 - Two Concealed Carry Icons

    Old vs. New: Who comes out on top? Let's go ahead and get it out of the way. This isn't a real versus match. We know the P365 is hands down the better gun for concealed carry. It has a century of development on the Savage M1907. However, I titled the article that way for a reason. I genuinely want...