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What Is a Concealed Carry Belt?

In Concealed Carry Gear by M.D. Creekmore1 Comment

If you’re going to carry a handgun then you need a good belt. However, just any old belt won’t do. You need a concealed carry belt. At this point you’re probably asking what’s a concealed carry belt and why do I need one after all you probably already have several perfectly good belts that holds your pants up already, so …

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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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What’s the Difference Between a Kel Tec PF9 and P11?

In Concealed Carry Handguns by ContributorLeave a Comment

by PrepperDoc Some people choose a small number of very expensive, fine firearms for their protection planning. While I have my share of expensive firearms, I also prefer to have a significant number of “additional” firearms. There are many reasons, including the fact that if I’m ever involved in a self-defense issue, it is likely that whatever firearm was involved …

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What’s The Best Reloading Kit For Beginners

In Ammo & Reloading by Contributor2 Comments

By PrepperDoc For those who haven’t learned how to hand-reload ammunition yet, one of the easiest and cheapest possible ways is the Classic Lee Loader.   Available for less than $40, it eliminates the “cost of getting started” concern completely, because you’ll likely recoup your entire starting cost within your first 2 or 3 boxes of handgun or rifle cartridges. Further, …

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LaserLyte® Laser Trainer Kit For Concealed Carry Training

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

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 …

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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 …