Author Archives: The Sheriff

Train and Live With Your Defensive Firearm

Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with their defensive carry gun. That way, the defensive shooter learns to manage, handle and operate the gun until it becomes second nature. Thus, the individual’s focus can be on … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady Makes For Good Firearm Practice

Photo by Byron Sullivan from Pexels It’s good to keep in mind that every bullet that comes out of your gun will hit something—or somebody. That is one reason we should address a threat with the fewest shots, and the most center hits … Continue reading

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Why is Situational Awareness So Important?

Spending your life in Condition White is downright stupid, but constantly being in Condition Orange is not an option. Living with effective situational awareness requires balance. Some years ago, Col. Jeff Cooper USMC designed the Color Code to help us … Continue reading

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Safety Comes First: Training With a Firearm

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels My friend Mark Hargrove and I recently sent Colt Detective Specials off to Tyler Gun Works to be customized as Fitz Specials. Back before WWII, J.H. FitzGerald, a well-known Colt employee, would shorten the barrels on Colt DA revolvers, … Continue reading

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