Tips For Your First...

You’ve decided to attend a firearms class for defensive training and are paid-up. Now it’s time to start putting together the gear you’ll need for the...
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What Do We Carry?

This is always an interesting exercise and it dawned on me recently we haven’t done this in some years. I polled our regular staffers to find out what...
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New York Reload

For anyone not familiar with my previous articles, the primary takeaways were don’t live in New York, and if you do, don’t ask NYPD for information, and...
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Buying Your First Handgun?

I taught concealed carry classes for almost 10 years and saw lots of newbies have problems they could have avoided if they had only known more before buying...
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Exclusive: Affordable...

This time around, His Editorship wanted me to test some "premium" beer budget priced handguns — I can live with that. I try to keep my price range in the...
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Buying Your First Handgun?

Buying a handgun for personal or home defense is generally not the same as buying one for target practice or competition. Don’t go into the gun store...
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5 Tips To Better Shooting

How to shoot accurately is simple to explain. In reality there are only two things necessary: (1) Stabilize the muzzle in the proper perspective to the...
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Next-Gen Defensive Handgun...

While debates continue to rage about what constitutes the best caliber for personal defense in a handgun, the better question might revolve around bullet...
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An Individual Responsibility

Protecting yourself, family or close friends requires some thought, research and specific skills. Defensive skills are about dealing with a threat in the...
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The Women's Defensive Handgun

Women face several challenges when it comes to concealed carry. The most significant challenge is the simple fact, despite the growing number of women...
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S&W M&P .380 Shield EZ

The call went something like this: “Hey Roy, can you break free for a quick two-dayer to S&W for a new gun launch?” — it was Matt Spafford, their...
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Exclusive: Panteao...

As a cop, I knew the value of good training and fortunately, my department supplied it. During those pucker factor moments, your body’s dumping mega doses...
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School Of Shooting Range...

When I grow up, I’m going to start a charm school for shooting. You know, like cotillion. That’s where exasperated parents sent we poorly behaved...
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