Category Archives: Guns

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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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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Nailing Size and Fit for your Personal Defense Handgun

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Selecting a personal-defense handgun is a very subjective endeavor. We may see a certain write-up in one of the gun magazines and think that that is just the gun for us. So we go plunk down our … Continue reading

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Personal Defense: Doing It On a Budget

Photo by Thomas Def on Unsplash For any number of reasons, folks are becoming more and more concerned for their personal safety. These past few months have seen record gun sales at the same time that our economy has taken some serious hits. … Continue reading

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