Category Archives: Ammunition

Fit A Pistol Caliber Carbine into Your Defense Plan

Ruger’s PC Carbine is just one of the many options available for those who choose the PCC lifestyle. Accepting Glock magazines and with a variety of options for attaching accessories, the PC Carbine makes a lot of sense for defense. … Continue reading

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The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

In mid-2019, I posted a piece called “The Caliber Wars,” which pointed out that being able to shoot well and properly place the bullet was more important than the particular cartridge that a person chose to use. A few of the responses … Continue reading

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Elmer Keith and The Golden Years of Gunwriting

Fair Use Keith Elmer Image (WP:NFCC#4) This past weekend, I played an event in southern Wyoming and then headed to Idaho on assignment for American Rifleman. Of course, I made time to be sure to visit Salmon, ID. Now, you old-timers … Continue reading

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‘The Caliber Wars:’ Does the Round Really Matter?

I used to think that we gunwriters brought out the old “9 mm vs. .45 ACP” articles when we ran out of something else to write about. But, now I’m not so sure, because I see the same debates going … Continue reading

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