Concealed Carry

  1. The Death of the Subcompact - The End of an Era

    The Death of the Subcompact - The End of an Era

    Could the era of the subcompact be coming to a close? Are there better options out there nowadays? The SIG P365 changed the entire concealed carry marketplace. In one fell swoop, it effectively ended the reign of both the single stack 9mm and the subcompact pistol. Much has been said about the death of the single stack, but today we...
  2. Shot Placement - What it Is and Why It Matters

    Shot Placement - What it Is and Why It Matters

    Let's look at the anatomy of a gunfight. Why do we train for defensive encounters? We want to be able to draw quickly, control our weapons, and of course, shoot straight. Being able to accurately shoot a firearm has long been a desired skill, and defensive shooting is no different. Today we are going to talk about something called shot...
  3. The Top Five Micro Red Dots- Mini and Mighty

    The Top Five Micro Red Dots- Mini and Mighty

    The red dot revolution reached handguns years ago and now has taken over. Companies both big and small offer red dot versions of their handguns. While plenty of full-sized and even compact guns wear dots, the market for subcompacts, single stack 9mms, and micro compacts has grown significantly. If you are packing a little gun, that doesn't mean you have...
  4. Old Myths - You Won't See Your Sights In a Gunfight

    Old Myths - You Won't See Your Sights In a Gunfight

    Myth or fact: You will not see your sights during a gun fight? What does Travis think about this common saying? There are a few bad pieces of advice that seem near universal in the world of gunfighting, concealed carry, and home defense. Stuff like just racking a shotgun will scare them away, and .45 ACP has all the stopping...
  5. Vacation, Concealed Carry, and Security

    Vacation, Concealed Carry, and Security

    How do you stay safe on vacation so you can relax and enjoy your time away from it all? It's that time of the year once more. School is out for the summer, and people around the country are seeking out well-deserved vacations. Vacation is an interesting topic for the world of concealed carriers. It often involves traveling, staying away...
  6. Magazine Extensions and Extended Magazines - Why?

    Magazine Extensions and Extended Magazines - Why?

    Magazine extensions work with your existing mags to give you a few extra rounds, whether for competition or self-defense. I've seen a few people ask questions about products we sell here at Crossbreed and some accessories and magazines you might see in reviews we host. These questions typically revolve around extended magazines and magazine extensions in small, concealable guns like...