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Colt LE6920 M4 Carbine Review

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It is no secret that I enjoy firearms as well as knives. Having spent much of my life using tools in the projectile and bladed category this enjoyment is well founded. My first memories of shooting were having my father assisting me in holding his venerable 10/22 as we shot at a truck tire with a piece of cardboard in …

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Bushmaster XM-15/AR-15 Carbine Review

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  Bushmaster as a company has been around since 1973, though it has seen several changes in location and ownership since that time. In the United States today, Bushmaster AR15 pattern rifles hold a position as the industry leader. My views on Bushmaster are varied, and like many children of the 80s and 90s, I saw them in a relatively …

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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

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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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What Training Should You Get For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Every state has different requirements for carrying a concealed defensive tool. Some states require evidence of need, other states allow constitutional carry which has no legislative limitations outside of being a resident of the state and a law-abiding citizen. Safety is absolutely the most important part of carrying a handgun for defensive purposes. The most often repeated safety rules are …

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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?

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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 …