Personal Protection

  1. The Important Differences Between Defensive and Practice Ammo

    The Important Differences Between Defensive and Practice Ammo

    Not all types of ammunition are created equal. Some are better than others for various purposes. If you're new to the gun world or have been around a while and don't know much about ammunition, here is a quick tutorial about the differences and why it's important to use certain types for different applications. This lesson will not be a...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. The Offset: What It's For and Why You Need It

    The Offset: What It's For and Why You Need It

    Not the same as mechanical offset, in this case, we're talking about a second sight device that can come in handy for many reasons. If you have a self-defense rifle, a competition carbine, or a duty gun with a primary optic mounted on top, you should also have an offset red dot optic or iron sights as a backup. There...
  5. Gun Handling Skills You *Don’t* Need to Practice

    Gun Handling Skills You *Don’t* Need to Practice

    Just because you see someone else do it doesn't mean you should, too.   We all know that if you want to build your proficiency and improve your accuracy with a firearm, you need to practice certain skills, such as shooting, aiming, reloading, drawing from a holster, etc. After all, shooting is a perishable skill. It’s not like riding a...
  6. The Well Armed Superhero - 8 Gunsling Comic Book Heroes

    The Well Armed Superhero - 8 Gunsling Comic Book Heroes

    Okay, so Marvin the Martian isn't exactly a superhero, but he is in a comic, so does that count? If not, he will be very, very angry. Lots of superheroes espouse guns, and that's easy to do when your eyes are lasers, or your hands have claws, or you can turn into a giant green menace that's invulnerable. While some...

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