10 Things You Learn Carrying A Gun Daily

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Reflecting on my experiences carrying a gun daily for near a couple of decades, I figured out that I’ve learned a couple of things. Here’s a short list. 1. How clueless the average person is. I don’t mean this in an offensive way at all, I mean it quite literally. When you first start carrying, […]

5 Tips for New Concealed Carriers

One of the first steps is to get a proper holster, like this Galco King Tuk.

Maybe you have recently completed the NSSF First Shots program or recently acquired your concealed carry permit. Alternatively, perhaps you are considering getting a carry permit. In any of these cases, there are a few things you need to know in terms of your next steps. 1. Get The Right Holster! The right concealed carry […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Flying With Guns

How to fly with guns

Here’s a bold statement. When you fly the friendly skies, you’ll experience more invasion of privacy, groping and unwanted scrutiny when you walk through the TSA checkpoint than when you try to check guns in your baggage. I fly enough that the majority of currently employed TSA agents are intimately familiar with every square inch […]

8 Reasons You Need Professional Help

Pro Shooter and Trainer Todd Jarrett has the class moving fast and trying to hit small steel plates. It's an enlightening experience!

There are words and ideas that pass right through our brains like truthful reporting zips past the network news. In the shooting world, one of those words is “training.” Lots of respectable people talk about the importance of training. In response, we nod our heads and think “Yes! I need to get some professional training! […]

Five Ways To Carry A Full Size Gun

A small gun like a Beretta Tomcat is easy to carry, but a large gun, like this 92FS is oh-so-nice to shoot!

I’ve just started a new gig, as if juggling 17 projects at a time isn’t enough… I’m honored to be contributing a regular column at Beretta USA’s new blog. I own a number of Berettas, both pistols and shotguns, and will be talking about training, practice, recreational shooting and having good old-fashioned fun with shooting […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Concealed Carry: Not Cheating Enough

Sometimes it's OK to cheat. Maybe not at cards, but when it comes to self defense, absolutely!

As the old saying goes, if you’re fighting fair when defending yourself, your tactics suck! But cheating isn’t right, is it? It’s kind of slimy and Knights of the Round Table never did it. Politicians do it all the time, and that’s reason enough to drive the rest of us away from a cheating mentality. […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Concealed Carry: Not Carrying When You’re Not Carrying

Securing your gun when you're not carrying is cheap and easy. Locks like this one come with every new gun.

Not carrying when you’re not carrying? Huh? So maybe there was too much holiday egg nog, but let me try to explain what I mean. When you carry a gun, it’s under your complete and absolute control at all times. That’s part of the definition of carrying – it’s on your person. When you’re not […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Concealed Carry: Not Going Through the Motions

Hey, if you're gonna practice at home, don't make it too easy. Cover that gun up with your regular concealed carry clothes!

Usually the phrase “going through the motions” carries a negative connotation. Like feigning interest hearing about Uncle Stanislaw’s commemorative spoon collection. Exciting as that may be, some of us would have to gen up a bit of enthusiasm to inspect his most recent purchase from the International Tea Set and Doilie Museum. When it comes […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Concealed Carry: Not Carrying

Piece be with you! But if it's at home, and not with you, it won't do you a whole lot of good.

The fourth deadly sin of concealed carry is… not. Not carrying, that is. Crazy has roamed the earth for about 65 million years – several decades before Joan Rivers’ first plastic surgery. Consider that we live in a world where  people proudly claim they are “Beliebers“, faux celebrities name their cute babies North West and […]

Wanna Win This Fobus 1911 Rail Paddle Holster Crimson Trace Edition?

Win this Crimson Trace Edition Fobus Paddle Holster!

Leave your thoughts and ideas on the Facebook post below and we’ll randomly pick a winning commenter Wednesday 12/11/13 at 8pm EST! Remember, comments here won’t count, just comments on this Facebook post! Post by My Gun Culture.