Concealed Carry

  1. Concealed Carry Qualifying vs. Carrying for Real

    Concealed Carry Qualifying vs. Carrying for Real

    They are very different and should be treated that way.   In most states, concealed carry permit applicants must not only take a class ranging from as few as four to as many as 16 hours (yes, Illinois, we’re looking at you here), they also have to put rounds down range to demonstrate at least a modicum of marksmanship that...
  2. Concealed Carry Pistols: Polymer vs. Steel Framed Guns

    Concealed Carry Pistols: Polymer vs. Steel Framed Guns

    It's a matter of weight, capacity, trigger, action, recoil -- just a handful of considerations.   Polymer and steel framed guns both have their place when it comes to carrying concealed. And just like with anything else, they both have their pros and cons. In this blog, we’ll break down why you would use one gun over the other as...
  3. The Absolute Worst Guns For Concealed Carry

    The Absolute Worst Guns For Concealed Carry

    They make look cute and cuddly, maybe even nostalgic, but that's not what you need when the fight starts.   The world of compact handguns is absolutely massive. If you want to find one for concealed carry, then you have what’s basically a buffet of pistols in front of you. Some are outstanding choices, some are okay, and some absolutely...
  4. How To Zero A Handgun Red Dot

    How To Zero A Handgun Red Dot

    Dots can be good if they are zeroed correctly. If not, the dot won't do.   Are you getting hot and heavy with a red dot on your handgun? Sweet, there are many reasons why red dots are the future, but before you can walk into that neon inscribed cyberpunk world, you gotta know how to zero a handgun red...
  5. The Truth About Pocket Pistols -Mini, Micros, and More

    The Truth About Pocket Pistols -Mini, Micros, and More

    Small but mighty? Easy to conceal? Yes and no to both. Sometimes micros aren't the best option. Who doesn't love a good pocket pistol? When I say pocket pistol, I mean an ultra-small firearm capable of easily fitting into your average pocket. These days, they are often 380 ACPs, but plenty of 22LR, 25 ACP, and 32 Autos fall into...
  6. Get Off the X!

    Get Off the X!

    If you stand in one spot during a gunfight, there’s a good chance you’ll die there.   Gunfights are hardly ever one-sided. If you’re shooting at someone, chances are that someone is shooting at you, too. It doesn’t matter who started it, bullets are flying in both directions, and you want to avoid getting hit. So how do you do...