Knowing at what distance a person becomes a threat is important for a good self-defense mindset. Here’s a reality check.
New third edition offers readers valuable advice and perspective on a dozen methods of concealed carry and over 160 different products. Charleston, SC (September 19, 2017) – The Practical Guide to Gun Holsters for Concealed Carry is now available in print and eBook formats. The book aims to help lawfully-armed citizens learn how to carry a […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. If you carry a gun for personal defense or keep one at home for the same reason, you really ought to consider investing in a paid self defense insurance or protection plan. Here’s why. If you ever have to draw or use your gun (or another weapon) in self-defense, […]
What’s the best way to draw from an ankle holster? You can take two basic approaches. Which one you use depends on your flexibility and the situation. Here’s a quick video that shows both.
This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub. If you make the decision to carry a pistol, you’re obviously concerned about protecting the safety of yourself and those you love. That’s exactly why it’s so important to approach your concealed carry plan with the utmost diligence, caution and dedication to continuous learning. Having a gun on your […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. I’m not sure whether I’m decisive or not. Can I get back to you on that later? When it comes to important decisions like whether I should break off hunks from a giant Hershey bar and dip them in peanut butter during my afternoon writing breaks, I’m pretty sure […]
Not to be confused with the already released PX4 Compact, this is a new model designed in large part by pistol guru (and especially Beretta double-action pistol wizard) Ernie Langdon. He’s been shooting Beretta’s for over 30 years, so he knows a thing or two about making them sing. This one is designed for carry […]
This article originally appeared at Ammoland. While no one I know wants to be shot with one, handguns aren’t exactly pocket howitzers. They make holes. Yes, messy ones, but holes nonetheless. A shot from a handgun might stop a determined attacker, but likely won’t. Just ask Sergeant Timothy Gramins of the Skokie Police Department. His […]
I’m a confessed plastogynist. I’m not sure if Webster knows this, but that’s someone who hates Kydex inside-the-waistband (IWB) holsters, even those sight unseen. In the past, I’ve been biased and bigoted against almost all of them, because I’m a certified holster snob. In fact, I wrote a whole book just about concealed carry holsters, so […]
Every now and then I run across a piece of gear that’s so darn handy I can’t believe I didn’t find it sooner. Last year at SHOT Show, I had a long chat with the Blue Force Gear folks (my feet were tired, and their booth carpet was comfy) about their Vickers Slings. If you […]