Tag Archives: ccw

Michigan Concealed Carry Renewal Goes Digital

Isn’t the 21st century wonderful? Unfortunately many parts of the firearms industry, especially where it meets the government, are in an antiquated state. Buying an NFA item, anyone? Well the good news out of Michigan is that their Concealed Pistol License renewal system has gone online. The paperwork heavy process has now simplified through the ground breaking concepts of email …

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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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“That Holster”

From Team Hollis   Any woman shooter can relate.. The awful challenge of finding “that” holster. I’ve used a few different kinds, and can honestly say I still haven’t found the right one for me. Each person is different and we all have our likes and dislikes, but like everything that has to do with a female, it is usually …

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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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Run, Hide, Fight

Locate. Close. Destroy. These are the focus words of the Mission of the Marine Corps Rifle Squad. To locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver. These words were my formal introduction to gunfighting. They have no bearing on use of force as a concealed or defensive carrier. Defensive carry has one goal and that is to …

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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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Sunday Sermon: Bring a Gun. Bring Two Guns. Bring All Your Friends Who Have Guns

How do you think about self defense? Do you carry a sidearm and just content yourself that should the vague ‘something’ occur you and you alone will respond, gain fire superiority, and vanquish your foes by fire and fury? The thought that upon your timely and perfectly executed engagement the enemy will flee or fall is a wonderful fantasy. Fantasy. …

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How I Quit Caring About Printing and Learned to Love My Full Sized Gun

From GAT Daily As a guy who carries a Sig Sauer P226 daily I agree with Travis here… From Travis Pike When I was first issued my concealed carry permit I went with what I thought was the wise route in weapon selection. I had read from many others that most new concealed carriers carried a gun much too large. …

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