Concealed Carry

  1. 5 Things No One Tells You About Concealed Carry

    5 Things No One Tells You About Concealed Carry

    Concealed carry is full of surprises. Here are a few things nobody told you before you started carrying.   I realized I've been carrying now for a decade. To some, that's beginner speak, but for me, I've been carrying as long as I've legally been allowed to. In that time, I've learned a couple of things about concealed carry, spent...
  2. Everyday Carry (EDC) Dump

    Everyday Carry (EDC) Dump

    What's in your EDC? Do you have everything you need all the time?   It may come as a surprise that everyday carry doesn’t just mean only carrying a firearm. In fact, even before legal carrying age, most young adults should have some form of “non-lethal” protection on them. If you remember nothing else from this blog, remember “two is...
  3. Carrying a Gun Outdoors: Holster Options & Set-Up

    Carrying a Gun Outdoors: Holster Options & Set-Up

    How do you legally and safely carry a self-protection gun in the great outdoors?   Carrying a gun outdoors while hiking, backpacking, fishing, and doing other activities can be a challenge, but it’s doable. Predators -- both the animal and people type -- look for vulnerable people and the right time to strike. They commonly will target solo hikers or...
  4. Beretta APX: Beretta’s First Striker-Fired Pistol

    Beretta APX: Beretta’s First Striker-Fired Pistol

    How well did steel- and hammer-focused Beretta adapt to the polymer striker market?   Beretta is a legend in firearms manufacturing, from shotguns to handguns, but the all-new Beretta APX is their first striker-fired pistol. They are known for their high-quality side-by-side, over-and-under, and semi-automatic shotguns, the military contract-winning M9, and numerous double-action pistols. But as the handgun market shifted...
  5. 5 Essential Skills You Need To Know (That Aren't Shooting)

    5 Essential Skills You Need To Know (That Aren't Shooting)

    Self-defense preparation involves far more than learning to use a gun. In fact, the gun is the last thing you use.   When it comes to concealed carry, it's easy to get wrapped up in just the shooting skills portion of the whole thing. That's the most fun part. Believe it or not, you should be well balanced as a...
  6. Using Cover and Concealment Effectively

    Using Cover and Concealment Effectively

    How to identify, hide behind, and shoot from barriers.   If you’re ever in a gunfight – and we sincerely hope that never happens, but we also hope you’re prepared if it ever does – you will need to get off the X and find cover or concealment. It’s a valuable life-saving skill that can change the outcome of the...