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Smith and Wesson M&P15 Sport ( 2.2” at 100 yards)

In Rifles and Shotguns by Jesse Mathewson1 Comment

This is one of the few rifles I really enjoyed owning. It was lightweight, easy to use and relatively reliable. The best part is it did not break the bank to buy. Smith and Wesson’s M&P ar15 sport model was designed to fit into the market as a sporter/ competition/ beginning owner rifle. With the reliability, it offers I would …

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Ruger SR22 Review and Problems

In Concealed Carry Handguns by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

My daughter was headed into her 5th year and I was looking for a solid 22lr handgun that she could use when we were camping. She and my son both have been shooting for several years now, both of them are very good shots when they concentrate. Both enjoy firearms and both are safer to be around than most soldiers and …

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Trayvax Original 2.0 Wallet and Cinch Belt Review

In Concealed Carry Gear by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

It’s Christmas time again, that time of year when scammers go into overtime to get your information and money. Handheld RFID/card scanning devices are easier than ever to obtain and use. Travel consists of multiple x-rays, full body scanners and other forms of information wiping activities. RFID technology has helped us innovate, and yet it also poses additional risks. Trayvax wallets offer …

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Shoulder Holster or Belt Holster for Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson8 Comments

Carrying concealed is a choice between solid retention, ease of use and comfort. It is always my intent to relate what works over what is prettiest or most comfortable. What I can say from experience is that belt holsters are the best for concealed carry, specifically inside the waist band (IWB). There are environments and needs for shoulder holsters as …

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Capacity vs Size for Concealed Carry

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson8 Comments

Of the many things to consider when choosing a firearm, this is easily the most important. The choice itself should be based on what your needs are based on location, environment as well as physical and mental ability. Because you are reading this article the assumption is you want to carry for defense of self. So let us look at …

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What Medical Training Should I Get For Concealed Carry?

In General Topics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

This article is meant to show you what training you should get for concealed carry. What is included in the article are references, links for additional training and resources and lastly definitions and descriptions. Always remember, make sure you and your family are safe before attempting to offer assistance to anyone. Never do so if it means sacrificing your own …

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Do I Need to Clean My Gun If I Haven’t Shot It in A While?

In Cleaning & Maintenance by Jesse Mathewson10 Comments

Defensive firearms have to be reliable. To remain reliable, tools with many moving parts, should be clean and lubricated to keep working well. Modern firearms can be divided into two distinct categories, combat firearms and precision firearms. Over the years I have seen thousands of failures from minor through catastrophic and the vast majority are because the firearms were dirty. …

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Ballistol Green Multi-Purpose Lubricant/Cleaner (Review)

In Concealed Carry Gear by Jesse Mathewson4 Comments

Regardless where you may live, lubricants make the difference between machinery working well and not working. Prevention of metal corrosion, dry leather, wood and really anything that requires or would work better with a good clean and lubrication is important. Ballistol (please check availability and the current price at Amazon.com) is the single greatest lubricant I have ever used, and …

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LaserLyte® Laser Trainer Kit For Concealed Carry Training

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Jesse Mathewson “In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace.” Sun Tsu Repetition in training breeds success in life. This is the mantra followed by the most successful warriors, businessmen, and individuals in life. Whether they know it or not, habits learned well and with consistent, proper approach lead to a much easier transition when emergencies occur. My …

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Situational Awareness Training For Concealed Carry

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Life is a series of choices made by individuals with the information they have gathered while living through choices made by others around them. We can thank pilots for the term “situational awareness”. However, for the past few decades many professional crime fighters, military, and civilian individuals have used this term and trained to understand and be more aware of …