Category Archives: Gear

Lights & Home Defense: Firearm Safety Rule 4 in Action

Target identification is perhaps the most vital aspect of home defense. Imagine waking up to a noise in the middle of the night, going to inspect the cause of said noise, and discovering your young child decided that 3 a.m. … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Tips: Winter Carry

For those of us who are serious about personal defense, cooler weather means that we can get back to carrying our full-size defensive pistols on a routine basis. Coats, jackets, and other covering garments won’t seem out of place, and … Continue reading

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Handgun Customization: What Do You Really Need?

All too frequently, I see a post like this one on social media: “I just bought a new (brand name here) handgun. What custom accessories should I get for it?”

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Speed Holstering: Why It’s a Bad Idea

I’m not really sure where this business of speed re-holstering a handgun got started. Possibly, it began among competition shooters who thought it looked cool and was an indication of savvy gun handling. It might also have started with some defensive trainers for … Continue reading

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