“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 … Read More
Is The SIG Sauer P250 Good For Concealed Carry?
by Bill H Modular guns appear to be a new concept, however, they have been around quite some time in various forms. From the carbine variant of a service rifle carried by a cavalryman to the Thompson/Center Contender with its myriad of barrel options, the ability to interchange parts of a gun or offer a different take on the same … Read More
Is The Smith & Wesson Model 10 Good For Concealed Carry?
by Bill H I was recently at a gun show and a dealer friend of mine had a couple of Smith and Wesson Model 10 revolvers. He also had a couple of the Taurus copies of the same gun. Prices were under $300 for each, for even the nicest specimen. All of us, this small group of gun show nuts, … Read More
Is The 1911 A Good Concealed Carry Gun?
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 … Read More
Is The Ruger LCP .380 Good For Concealed Carry?
By P Not being an impulse buyer, I spent quite a bit of time reading up on the Ruger LCP .380 and Ruger LCP .380 prices before buying my little pocket rocket. I wanted to make sure my $$$ got what I expected. I did, and then some. I am pleased and not sorry I bought this gem. The Ruger LCP .380 is a quality … Read More
Is The Ruger LC9 A Good Gun For Concealed Carry?
By Bill With the rise in concealed carry, there have been a number of compact 9mm Parabellum (Luger) (9×19) pistols to enter the market. Ruger’s entry into this market, the LC9, has become a major competitor in its niche and spawned a number of follow-on models since the introduction… On its surface, the LC9 greatly resembles the Grendel and Kel-Tec compact … Read More
Complete Guide to Choosing a Concealed Carry Handgun
This is a choice that literally has your life based on it. If you have children and a family their lives are also resting on your decision. After all, the entire purpose of a defensive handgun is, you guessed it; defense! As with all life-affirming decisions you have already considered this and discarded the notion that fancy bells and whistles … Read More
Is The Smith and Wesson 642 Good For Concealed Carry?
By Bill H In the gun world, like life, the simplest solution is usually best. For many years, the go-to gun for concealment, carry, and home defense has been the double action revolver chambered in .38 Special. Smith and Wesson is probably the best-known revolver maker and has set the standard to which others are compared. Their line of two-inch … Read More
Glock 19 vs. Glock 17 Which Is Best For Concealed Carry?
This is one of those articles that is Extremely Difficult to write. It is not my intent to tell you that you are wrong if you choose differently than I. It is my intent to enlighten with a different approach than you may have not seen before. We live at a fun time in history, at no other single point has … Read More
A Look At .22 Caliber Handguns For Concealed Carry?
It should be noted that this article is meant to be informative and is not a suggestion to carry a .22 rimfire handgun as a primary defensive tool. With good ammunition, .22lr / WMR/ shorts can be very reliable as a round. What is not reliable is the needed energy to successfully stop an assailant whether it be human or … Read More
Is the Glock 19 A Good Concealed Carry Gun?
How accurate, is it reliable, and what accessories should I add to it make it better? Is the Glock 19 a good concealed carry gun? The short answer is, Yes! At this point in time, there is literally no other handgun that has the reliability, ability, and features for the price point. There are others that will work and work … Read More
Do You Really Need A .22 Caliber Handgun?
By The Graduate Shootist We say “it depends”. People seeking one do-all firearm would probably be better off with something shoulder-fired like a 12 Gauge shotgun. Heck, a 26 or 28” pump-gun with a spare rifle-sighted slug barrel could handle anything that roams North America, including all two or four legged threats. But of course, two-handed activities and/or the need … Read More