Recently we have seen weather events that have caused much disruption, not just in cities and communities but on the roadways across the country. The three-day blizzard that struck western New York right before Christmas is just one example. Tragically this storm was responsible for the deaths of at least two dozen people who remained […]
Should I Shoot My Carry Gun?
Once again I came across a comment in a gun forum that’s got me scratching my head. This time around, the question is about whether or not other people shoot their carry gun. The guy posting the comment was buying a new-used carry pistol, and was informed by the seller that he had never shot […]
Should You Post Videos of Yourself And Guns On Social Media?
I’m relatively active on various gun and concealed carry subreddits where folks regularly post videos and pictures doing various training exercises with their guns and gear. Most of the time their faces are are not blotched out, and are fully visible for anyone to see. I believe there are numerous different reasons as to why […]
How To Stay Safe During a Mass Shooting
A Commentary: “Being Safe in Public from a Mass Shooting” Recently I read an article (linked below) posted on the Web by USA Today discussing the danger of mass shootings and the sense of fear or lack of safety this threat leaves us with. The following is a direct quote from the aforementioned article: “Experts told USA […]
5 Industry-Wide Practices That Are False
There are a lot of practices that are industry-wide that many would have you believe are correct. Not only are they not correct, they’re sometimes dangerous. These are things that, as far as I can tell, need to go away completely, or at least be fixed. Some of these are based in merit and have […]
An Often Unthought Of Way To Better Prepare Yourself For Self-Defense
If you carry a gun for self-defense, or plan to, it is a commitment that cannot be taken lightly. It is your job before you ever even have to draw your pistol to be as prepared as possible, so you can actually defend yourself. This article is meant to help you get better prepared for […]
Why Training To Shoot And Move Could Save Your Life
It’s no secret that I’m a big proponent of concealed carry (or open carry if you’re so inclined). I think that every person in the United States should carry a gun for self-defense. The reasons why are numerous, but suffice it to say that you cannot rely on anyone, including the government, to save you. […]
Should I Carry With A Round In The Chamber?
Over time, I’ve admittedly began to run out of things to write about concerning guns. If you look, our humble little blog has nearly 800 posts on it, most of which are written by me. It should come as no surprise that I’ve got nothing left to say. So, it’s nice when I can look […]
How to Deal With Civil Unrest
We are at a volatile point in the history of these United States. There seem to be two sides that absolutely despise each other. It has gotten to the point in some circles that they no longer even talk to each other, and some even “unfriend” each other on social media platforms. To be sure, […]