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Why We Keep Our Finger Off The Trigger

We should all know and be well versed with the four weapons safety rules: Treat every weapon as if it is loaded, Never point a firearm at anything that you are not willing to destroy, Keep your finger straight and off the trigger until…

Weapons Maintenance

There are some aspects of weapons maintenance that I believe should be covered. Before we dive into specifics, some basic things to consider are how often to clean your firearm. The answer to this will depend on what purpose that firearm serves. If that…

Vetting Instructors

We have been seeing a surge with a lot of the so called “Firearms Instructors” on video going viral on social media. There are numerous videos going around of these “instructors” firing rounds into the ceilings of indoor ranges, teaching “Hollywood” tactics and just…

Training Considerations

When we are carrying a firearm for our own defense out in our communities, we have a choice. We can either be an asset to our community, or we can be a liability to our community. Being an asset means that we are maintaining…

The Importance Of Educating Kids About Firearms

Regardless of personal opinions on gun ownership, one important fact to keep in mind is that guns do exist. Odds are that at some point, most kids eventually come into contact with a firearm outside of adult supervision. The best way to protect kids…

The Importance Of Dry Fire Practice

Training is critical for anyone who carries for personal protection. I have covered multiple aspects of the importance of previous articles, from the liability aspect to the personal responsibility aspect. There is one other aspect of training that is just as important that needs…

Situational Awareness

Situational awareness is a serious concern for anyone carrying a firearm on their person for personal protection. We have a higher level of responsibility when we leave the house with the instantaneous ability to use deadly force. If we are not aware of what…

Responsibilities While Carrying Concealed

There are a lot of myths out there surrounding the responsibilities of people carrying concealed in public. One particular myth we would like to cover is the responsibility to get involved in illegal activity by direct intervention. Many believe that since you are carrying…

Purchasing Used Firearms

There is nothing wrong with purchasing used firearms, there are some general rules that will help to avoid a bad situation though. Many gun shops buy and sell used firearms on a regular basis. Not all gun shops have the time or location to…

Novelty vs. Practical

There are a ton of novelty accessories and ammo types that are available in most stores or from online retailers. There are a few things that need to be taken into consideration before we start adding these to our firearms or our carry items….