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CCW Tips

  By Seth R. Nadel Over the past 50 years, I have carried every type of handgun in almost every type of holster, all over my body. Along the way, I learned some good ideas while making lots (and lots) of mistakes. Why should you endure the embarrassment I have …

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Best Pistol Drills 2 – Live Fire

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Best Pistol Drills 1 -Dry Practice. Sustained Fire Once you can slow fire without flinching, as proven by dummy rounds in the Skip Loading drill, and you can shoot three-inch groups at 10 yards slow fire from a standing, unsupported, two-handed stance, …

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Best Pistol Drills 1 – Dry Practice

  By John M. Buol Jr. Handguns are the most difficult small arm to learn to shoot well. Even if you don’t carry one by choice or profession, improvement with pistol shooting will have positive carry over to shooting other firearms well. It’s been noted for decades that successful pistol …

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Concealed Carry Choices

  By Seth R. Nadel This is the male version of Linda Gilbertson’s piece – To Be Or Not Be Concealed. Men and women are different in a lot of ways. We think differently, dress differently, and look different. And our choices vary as well. Women have curves, and like …

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Smith & Wesson M&P® Shield 9mm Ideal for Concealed Carry

  By Nancy Jo Adams When the idea of a concealed carry came full circle with the need for one, I found myself the new owner of a 9mm semi-automatic. I quickly learned that I was not near as accurate with a pistol as I was with my other firearms. …

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To Be or Not to Be – Concealed

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com William Shakespeare had a way with words.  Take those words and apply them to the concealment of pistols on one’s body and it opens a myriad of possibilities.  Is the pistol to big, to small, to light, to heavy or is the individual wishing …

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Why (and How) I Go to the Range Every Day

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com For most people, myself included, handguns are difficult to shoot. Check out my Generation 4 Glock 19 Review that I did a couple years ago. I sort of glossed over actual group sizes in that review, because they were embarrassing (that was wrong of me, …

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Walther Creed Review

  By Trampas Swanson Over the past 5 years, the shooting industry has seen a definite trend in the market when it comes to preferred choice of calibers for concealed carry and duty use. The 9mm now seems to reign supreme on the retail market by being offered in every …

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American Military Marksmanship

  An overview of the All Army Small Arms Championships hosted by the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning and how it benefits military personnel as well as what civilians can learn from it. by John M. Buol Jr. A wise commander once noted there are two types of troops …