Tag Archives: Concealed Carry

Review: The Desantis SL Raptor, IWB/OWB Carry and Level II Retention

The majority of Kydex holsters use a tension retention system. Manufacturers, using a variety of methods, provide an (usually) adjustable level of retention on the firearm to hold it inside the holster during carry and keep it from being lost unintentionally. It is the most common method and it works well but like all systems it has limitations and draw …

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The Ethical Imperative for Small Arms in Private Hands.

From Oleg Volk “Real men don’t need guns” is the mantra of many prohibitionists. They envision strong, fit men holding off armed foes like the characters of Hollywood superhero films. To them, the strength of the body and skill in (unarmed only) martial arts are worthy of admiration, but the same martial arts skill augmented by a weapon, be it …

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EDC Carbine: Galil ACE. The First Impressions

EDC Carbine The EDC carbine, here meaning ‘Pistol’ Carbines and Short Barreled Rifles, continues to be a popular platform. Their unique compact profiles and legal niche give them a utility no other platform can surpass. My LWRCi and Zenith MP5 are used daily and sometimes in tandem as PDW’s during EDC. They are simple vehicle/bag portable items that take little more effort …

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West Michigan’s HolsterCo EDC Solution: The Stealth.

Holsters are hard. Seriously. Those of us who carry regularly usually accumulate a small dragon’s horde worth of holsters, even if they are quality offerings. In many cases it’s difficult to find holsters, especially with other than main stream models. Everything is Glock-centric, understandably but it doesn’t help if you enjoyed a different firearm model. P320’s and Glock 17/19 frame …

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East Lansing School Board of Education Hates Guns and Supports Kids Skipping Class… Because Guns

Warning: Excessive use of the word ‘and’ and a singular use of adult language below.   The following release (italicized ) was published by the public schools of Lansing MI and are echoed in the majority of arguments around the country that focus solely on firearms. It is special. Whereas, there was yet another mass killing in a high school in …

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Sunday Sermon: Accuracy > Speed

Can you hit your target? If YES, how quickly? I see plenty of video evidence all over the range of social media showcasing speed but almost, with a select few exceptions, none showcasing accuracy at anything beyond arm’s length. Many people move to the second point before thoroughly addressing the first because the second looks better on camera or that …

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Sunday Sermon: Use a Gun that Works EVERY Time

Reliability is essential in any tool. If you are using a tool for a given task you need that tool to work. When a tool does not work your progress on your task stops and you must spend time fixing or replacing the tool. Now in a task that is not critical or time sensitive this is an aggravation. In …

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Sunday Sermon: If You Can Choose What to Bring to a Gunfight, Bring a Long Gun and Some Friends with Long Guns

The old saying goes “The handgun is used to fight to your long gun”. The phrasing may vary sightly but the intent of the message remains consistent. Get to a rifle or shotgun as quickly as you can in a fight and you will have a considerable advantage. Long guns trump handguns in every feasible scenario, save within arms reach. …

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Two Grunts Shoot: The USMC Combat Pistol Program

Editors Note: This article was a collaborative effort between Travis and Myself, as two Marines now onto other things we still like to keep up with what our beloved Corps is doing, especially as it concerns its armament. The New USMC Pistol Qualification: The Combat Pistol Program For over 30 years the Marine Corps fields a pistol qualification and training …

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SIG SAUER® Introduces the P365: The Ultimate Concealed Carry Pistol

Newington, NH (January 8, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. introduces the new High-Capacity Micro-Compact P365 – the ultimate concealed carry pistol.  This revolutionary striker-fired 9mm pistol offers the perfect balance of capacity and concealment with unrivaled shootability and ergonomics.  The P365’s patent-pending, narrow-neck, modified double-stack magazine holds 10 rounds in both the flush-fit and extended versions, plus one in the …

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