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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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Do I Need a Concealed Carry Permit for Pepper Spray?

In General Topics by MDCreekmore3 Comments

Even though I have a handgun carry permit and legally carry a handgun almost everywhere that I go, I also carry a can of pepper spray. I know some of you are probably thinking… why would anyone need to carry defensive spray if they are already carrying a handgun… Well, the fact is that the majority of the time most situations …

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

In General Topics by MDCreekmore1 Comment

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 …

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What Is A Concealed Carry Knife?

In Concealed Carry Knives by MDCreekmore2 Comments

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 …

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Unarmed Self-Defense From WWII

In General Topics by MDCreekmore4 Comments

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 …

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What Medical Training Should I Get For Concealed Carry?

In General Topics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

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 …

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

In Concealed Carry Handguns by MDCreekmore

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 …

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What Is a Concealed Carry Belt?

In Concealed Carry Gear by MDCreekmore1 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 is the single greatest lubricant I have ever used, and …