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CCW: Buy the Best Holster You Can Afford

Sheriff Jim has some advice on your concealed-carry rig.

5 Reasons to Shoot With Steel Targets

Marksmanship and gun-handling training gets kinetic. PING!

4 Ways to Choose Your First Concealed-Carry Gun

This isn't a decision someone else should make for you.

Firearms Training With Laser Ammo: At-Home Marksmanship Practice Made Perfect

Social distancing and closed ranges everywhere...so what's a beginning shooter to do?

4 Tips To Choose a Defensive Handgun

The brass tacks of what can be a complex choice.

Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

Each has pros and cons; the question for you is what is best for your...

Self-Defense for the Aging Shooter

Here's what we mean when we say, "Okay, Boomer."

How Red-Dot Sights Help Aging Eyes (& Everyone Else Too)

The rise of the reflex sight is making shooting fun and accurate for beginners and...

Do You Have to Break-In a New Defensive Handgun?

Answer: Only if you don't mind a few "surprises" down the line...

Shooters With Disabilities: Adaptive Defensive Shooting Nationals Match Wants You!

A defensive pistol match just for people with disabilities is coming this November.

1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

There are three ways to do it, but here's what the Colonel recommends.

How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

It’s not that rifles and handguns won’t work well for home defense, it’s just that...

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Once upon a time, that's how it was done. But now...?

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

In an armed confrontation, two good "guys" with guns is better than one.

IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

Get out of the target-shooting rut and become a better handgunner with International Defensive Pistol...

3 Guns For The End Of The World As We Know It

Fire up the R.E.M.: It's TEOTWAWKI (and you should feel fine).

Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Revolvers are seeing a renaissance on the self-defense market. Here's why you should pay attention.

10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

They come in all shapes and sizes, but .22 and .17 wheelguns are tons of...
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