Category Archives: Ammunition

Defensive Tactics: The Evolution

Time has changed not just the gear we carry, but also the very tactics we use to defend ourselves. Therefore, it is crucial to stay in the training game and always be learning something new. Most of what we know … Continue reading

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Colt New Frontier

Some years ago, I received this Colt New Frontier as a gift from some friends who were handling PR work for Colt Firearms. It is chambered for the .45 Colt cartridge and the action was tuned by the Colt Custom Shop. It … Continue reading

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Lessons of the FBI Miami Shootout

Studying gunfights of the past allows concealed-carry licensees to prepare for the ever-changing dynamics of a life-threatening encounter in ways that practicing on a typical square range cannot. On April 11, 1986, FBI agents were engaged in a gunfight that … Continue reading

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Being Armed: It’s Most Important Part of Being Armed

A while back, I saw a news report of three thugs who pulled a daytime burglary, not knowing the homeowner was present. Breaking in the front door, they barged into the living room, only to be confronted by the homeowner … Continue reading

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