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Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Many of us who teach and write about personal defense have cautioned against folks switching defensive handguns on virtually a daily basis. There are a number of good reasons why this is simply not a good idea. When a person … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

This year, for the first time in quite a while, I signed up for a Texas deer lease. I’ll be hunting on a ranch in good country, just west of the Pecos River, here in West Texas. This place is … Continue reading

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A Carry Pistol

This story starts, as many do, with me walking into a gun show. This was our little Labor Day show right here at home, if it matters. The third table I came to had a pristine Colt Lightweight Commander from … Continue reading

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Classic Handguns: The Browning Hi Power

While I believe that the 1911 pistol, in .45 ACP, is the finest fighting pistol that we have to date, it is not the most common pistol to be used in shooting scrapes throughout history and around the world. That … Continue reading

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