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Is The Smith and Wesson Shield A Good Concealed Carry Gun?

In Concealed Carry Handguns by Jesse Mathewson7 Comments

When looking at self-defense centered firearms I look for three specific areas of need fulfillment. Reliability must be better than 99% with premium defensive ammunition. I will need to practice regularly, what has the most efficient combination of defensive raw defensive capability and cost allowing for regular practice? Lastly, what offers the greatest amount of defense for my skill set? I also do …

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How to Shoot a Pistol More Accurately [Ultimate Guide]

In Concealed Carry Handguns, Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

What follows is a simple yet comprehensive guide for the individual looking to shoot their handguns more accurately. The following approach was designed to allow someone with little or no experience in firearms to shoot an FBI qualifier and pass it with the first 60 rounds they fire. Using the next steps will allow you too easily get to an …

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Is The Canik Tp9SA Good For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Handguns by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Reviewing firearms is a risky business for the reviewer, after all if the firearms do not perform to the standards expected or portrayed by the reviewer people will quickly blame them. It is essential to understand in advance that I have NEVER held a firearm or any man-made implement that did not have the propensity to fail. However, the entire point of …

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Are The NAA Mini Revolvers Good For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Handguns by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

“Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.” Sun Tsu NAA Mini Revolver Small self-defense tools are among the most deceptive tools available for the common man. We have been raised to believe that size is everything. It is cultural in the western world, everything from lips to bottoms and all in between bigger is better …

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What is The Best Ammo For Concealed Carry?

In General Topics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

This article is the result of many years of shooting, testing and hands-on experience with the various ammunitions being shown. I have not been paid by any particular company nor have I received any ammunition free. My results may not reflect actual results from others, though my results are based on data collected and real-life tests accomplished. As with most …

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Is The 1911 A Good Concealed Carry Gun?

In Concealed Carry Handguns by Jesse Mathewson6 Comments

As someone who carries because my life depends on it I have been asked this question and responded in much the same way that I am about to respond now. The simple answer to the title question is, yes if it is 99% reliable with 500-1000 rounds before using as a carry gun. Now the difficult part to this question, showing you why it can …

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Are Crossbreed Holsters Good For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Gear by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

“The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim. (defense rests solely on the timing of the individuals involved,) Therefore the good fighter will be terrible in his onset, and prompt in his decision.” Sun Tzu for the modern man. Anyone with an electric oven and a few bucks can make holsters these days. …

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Where To Find Concealed Carry Firearms Training?

In Concealed Carry Tactics, General Topics by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Firearms training and education are among the most needed and least likely part of a preppers knowledge base to be obtained. In many cases, firearms training and instruction consists of little more than military basic training, law enforcement POST training and annual qualifications, concealed permit training, hunter education classes and or basic NRA classes. These by themselves without continuing practice …

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Are Clinger Holsters Good For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Gear by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Clinger Holster is a company that specializes in innovation with holsters. Offering a large ready to ship line and easy to buy Amazon listings, they have a product that exceeds and meets my personal requirements for holsters. Holsters are an essential part of carrying a handgun, whether it be outside the waistband (OWB) or inside the waistband (IWB). All reviews I do are …

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Is Medical Training Needed For Concealed Carry?

In General Topics by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Medical knowledge and medical supplies are used far more frequently than defensive tools in the United States. When I was much younger I had several things occur that helped me understand the benefits of understanding trauma care and remaining current with my training. After watching an individual bleed out in front of me and being able to do nothing, and …