Every Day Carry – EDC

Photo’s and items you may be interested in related to the EDC or Every Day Carry movement.

SIG SAUER Manufacturers 5,000 M17-Commemorative Edition U.S. Army Service Pistols for Purchase

Newington, N.H. (July 19, 2018) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the limited release of the M17-Commemorative Edition of the U.S. Army’s M17 official service pistol, a variant of the SIG SAUER P320. The M17-Commemorative pistol shares the same components, coatings, and markings as the firearm that was awarded the U.S. Army contract for the modular handgun system (MHS). …

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Review: IWI Galil ACE Pistol, An Epitome in EDC Carbines

I’m often pleased by the performance of a firearm. It’s been a rare occurrence, only once in just over a year, that a firearm has given me trouble. That incident was remedied by a part swap and the rifle itself continued on to success in its trials. It is far rarer I’m surprised by a firearm. Where picking it up …

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Sunday Sermon: Plan.. Then Have a Back Up

“A good plan never survives contact with the enemy…” “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”   There are a myriad of one liner wonder quotes that are supposed to encompass how important (and how unimportant) planning is when it comes to violent interactions. The long …

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Are We Gunslinger Super Heroes?

From Mike Westra Every student that takes my concealed carry class hears these two questions at the beginning of the class. “Why are you here? and “What motivated you to take this course?” The usual answer is ” So I can protect my family”, however not last week. The only answer that I heard was “To kill the next active …

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The Civilian PDW Concept, Part 1

The PDW concept came to be at the end of the 1980s and was a product of a NATO request. NATO wanted to replace their 9mm submachine guns. They wanted a weapon that wasn’t as large as a rifle, but more potent than a submachine gun. NATO specifically wanted something that could efficiently defeat body armor. That’s the military/NATO PDW, …

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Grandma Gun: The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ

From Annette Evans The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ – The Perfect Grandma Gun? There’s a target market for handguns I hadn’t considered thoughtfully until recently. Much of my shooting career has been focused on what I and people like me – young, fit, enthusiastic – can do with guns. With the advantages of average or better strength, the …

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Short Barrels and Terminal Ballistics

There is a lot of ‘information’ circling about the corners of industry about what short barrels do to a rifle’s effectiveness. I’ve heard a multitude of variations on the actual effects however the two overarching themes are -They are less accurate -They have less ‘stopping power’ Sage Dynamics does an excellent job in this video covering why those two myths …

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3 Gun Fun!

From Team Hollis A few weeks ago my husband and I attended a 3 gun competition at South Kent Sportsman’s Club (http://www.sksc.org/). It was my first three gun match so instinctively I was a bundle of nerves, not knowing expectations and course rules. But after an hour or so of being there I decided that this was going to be …

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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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