Category Archives: Personal Defense

Defensive Handgun Choices

Selecting the best defensive handgun can be a difficult task, especially for those who are new to the whole business. The major problem is the fact that there are so many good handguns available today for personal defense.

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The Handy Carbine

There is no question that your chances of surviving a violent criminal attack increase greatly when you can get your hands on a long gun. As I have previously addressed the defensive shotgun, let’s take a look at the handy defensive … Continue reading

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Using Pepper Spray for Personal Defense

Not every defensive situation justifies the use of a firearm. Yet, too few people give consideration to having some sort of less-than-lethal defensive tool on their person. You might come under attack by a person who clearly is not armed … Continue reading

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The Nighthawk Border Special 1911: Richard Mann’s Review

My longtime friend, hunter, and fellow gunwriter Richard Mann was good enough to shoot a review of the Border Special 1911.45 ACP I designed for Nighthawk Custom.

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