New Shooters

Protecting The Castle: Questions and Strategies for setting up a Home/Business Protection Plan

Keith Finch joins us again with a follow up to his previous article (here). This is a great read and we are glad to have Keith sharing this with us. My last appearance here dealt with keeping ourselves safe without our firearms around. Here we are tackling the reverse of that circumstance. We are discussing ‘Castle Doctrine’ defense set-up and …

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Stand Your Ground is not a License to be Stupid

Yesterday we reported on a case regarding a man from Dearborn Heights shooting a Detroit woman in the face with a 12 gauge. Read the entire article here. In the article we discuss several factors that clearly indicated a dangerous situation. We approached it from a right to self defense and the clearly made bad choices on the side of Renisha …

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The Overlooked Training

What Do I Need to Train For? Speaking to people at the range, at social events and through this site and its associated social media pages I have come to the conclusion there is a few types of gun owners. Unfortunately many people who own or carry a weapon do not make training a larger part of their lives. When …

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Billet Vs Forged for an AR-15 Lower

The holiday season is almost upon us or is upon us not sure which. For many of us this is the time of year that we either splurge on a new gun, an upgrade or take on that long put off project of building a weapon.   For those of us newer to building guns starting that project by narrowing …

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How Carrying a Gun Makes You Safer, Even When Not Carrying a Gun

The below article has been submitted by one of our followers. Keith is a NRA Certified Instructor and RO. We greatly appreciate the time he has taken to write this article. Keith really hits some great point on how the act of preparation is a tool in itself. Read the article below and share your thoughts on our Facebook page. …

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Tactical Backpacks What Makes them Tactical?

There are certain words that we expect to see when shopping online or in stores for gun related gear. Of those terms no word gets over used more then Tactical. I nearly spit out a perfectly good cup of coffee when I found ads on my Facebook feed for not 1 but 2 tactical energy drinks now on the market. …

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Back Up Sights For The AR

Our good friends over at andersonrifles.com shared this recently and gave us permission to re-print it. If you are not aware of Anderson MFG also known as Anderson Rifles then you will really enjoy the review we are working on. They make some really quality products and have developed an incredible coating for weapon parts that we will go into in the …

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Slide Racking Tips for any Strength User

This article was recently published by Cheaper then Dirt. After the debacle that they created a year back I have not been won over by them. That said good information even from a bad source is still valuable.   The actual article is published here: http://cheaperthandirt.com/blog/ However for those of you who might not want to head over there we are …

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Damsel in Defense Beating the Statistics

In the last few weeks some truly inspiring women have reached out to me. We recently did an article on Off Hand Gear run by Off Hand Sandi and how she is working to make shooting accessories more attractive to female shooters. We also have been in touch with Michigan Moms Against Gun Control another great organization that is made up of more …

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Why You Might Want Multiple Concealed Carry Permits.

A recent article by our friends at Concealed Nation goes over the advantages of multiple concealed carry permits.   The 3 main reasons are: Reason #1: Reciprocity Reason #2: The laws change Reason #3: It’s relatively cost-effective   We recommend you look at the USA Carry Reciprocity Map to determine where you would be best served getting a non resident …

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