What Is A Concealed Carry Badge and Do You Need One?

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What is a concealed carry badge and do you need one? That’s a good question and one that I’ve been asked a lot since starting this site and to make a long answer short – no you don’t need a concealed carry badge, however, there are pros and cons to both sides of the argument and I’ll talk about both … Read More

What Is A Concealed Carry Knife?

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by David R Concealed weapons are weapons, especially handguns, which are kept hidden on one’s person, or under one’s control. This is the legal definition of concealed carry. Some additional definitions are, a firearm or dangerous weapon is concealed if it is carried in such a manner as to not be discernible by the ordinary observation of a passerby. What … Read More

Unarmed Self-Defense From WWII

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Editor’s note: The following selections were excerpted from FM 21-150: Unarmed Defense for the American Soldier, an Army manual published in 1942. Knowing how to defend yourself even if you don’t have a gun is important, however, it’s best to avoid confrontation if possible. PURPOSE OF TRAINING The object of this training is to develop the soldier in the art … Read More

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 … Read More

What is The Most Reliable Handgun? [Best Handguns 2019]

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I love writing best or and most reliable handgun articles like this, because these types of articles always bring readers out of their silence because everyone who knows anything about guns (and some that don’t) have an opinion about what “the best and most reliable handguns” are and they will argue and defend their beliefs relentlessly. So this article should … Read More

Is There a National Concealed Carry License?

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This article is meant to clarify what is legally allowed and not allowed for the qualified, or qualified separated or retired Law Enforcement that may be reading this article. Additionally the article is meant to explain what it takes to maintain and keep as well as use the LEOSA permit.

What Is a Concealed Carry Belt?

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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 … Read More

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

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Do I Need to Clean My Gun If I Haven't Shot It In Awhile

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. … Read More

Ballistol Green Multi-Purpose Lubricant/Cleaner (Review)

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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 … Read More

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

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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 … Read More

What’s The Best Reloading Kit For Beginners

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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, … Read More