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Defensive Firearm Training: Don’t Play the Odds

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I want to dissect some recent advice I came across that affects defensive firearm training. The long and short of it was you, as a Concealed Carrier, do not need to practice doing reloads during your training and practical skills maintenance because you will “never” do one for real. This triggered a recall on the number of times I’ve seen, …

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Steve Talks About X95 with Tom From IWI

So there is no secret we train with Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts on a regular basis. We are proud to have worked with him as well as Tom Alibrando formerly of Blackwater and current LEO trainer at IWI about the new IWI Tavor X95. This is the first video in a series of drills and techniques discussed about the x95 …

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The Adventures of the Iron Pipeline: Tracking Your Stolen Guns, Part 2

248 Readers, There’s been an update on my adventure with stolen firearms and so I’m passing the furtherance of my information onto you. The vast majority of gun owners, thankfully, haven’t had to experience dealing with the aftermath of stolen firearms and I wish this experience on no owner… It’s a just a heaping slog of frustration. Back in May …

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Friends Of Pat Memorial Weekend

Pat Roger’s is one of those men who exemplified what America is about. Even if you have not trained with Pat, chances are that you have been influenced by his techniques at some point. His work with Gunsite has become the foundation used by most modern trainers. On May 4th, 2016 Pat left this world to join the warriors he …

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On Myths and Legends: Famous & Infamous Firearms. The Garand and the M16

On Myths and Legends: Famous & Infamous Firearms. The Garand and the M16

“Very bright was that sword when it was made whole again; the light of the sun shone redly in it, and the light of the moon shone cold, and its edge was hard and keen. And Aragorn gave it a new name and called it Andúril, Flame of the West.” -J.R.R. Tolkien “In my opinion, the M1 rifle is the …

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The Mystery of Force: Understanding Use of Force, Reasonable Force, and Excessive Force

Readers, July has been a bloody month with highly publicized violence in the news, reactions towards police involved shootings. Dallas and Baton Rouge showed the extreme and lethal response to perceptions that the police officers in various cell phone recorded incidents, unjustly used lethal force against African American males. A narrative of police brutality, militarization, and excessive force has grown into a festering …

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Modifying the Defensive Firearm

Editors Note: When you look at a publication that makes it’s money selling ad space for firearms accessories and modifications and you see repeated articles encouraging gun owners to train and focus on raw skill vs buying the next gadget take note. Bill’s bio speaks for itself and he is the type of man that has had to defend his …

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Terrorist attacks are Not Mass Shootings, But they are a Gun Control Issue

Let’s be very clear on a few points before the flame wars begin. Though the numbers are skewed to show more than occurred, the US has a mass shooting issue. These events are as deadly as they are because of a Gun control issue. Let’s also be very clear that if we are calling what happened in France earlier this …

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Guns by the Numbers, not Mythology

In the last couple weeks I’ve had a great number of conversations circulating around the topic of good carry guns and how to win and survive a violent encounter. There are a great deal of nearly mythic attributes that a great many people assign to firearms and other defensive tools and I want to make a general address here that …

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