Category: How to Guides

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Vehicle Everyday Carry

By Carlos Huerta What is Vehicle EDC (VEDC) gear? You likely have an Everyday Carry kit, but do you have Vehicle Everyday Carry gear? A lot of people keep fire extinguishers and first aid kits in their homes. They’ll have plenty of food and water as well as their other …

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Pistol Manipulation for Beginners

By Vic Laboy The time has arrived where you’ve made the decision to purchase your first firearm. If you are new to the industry, the array of options and designs may be intimidating at first. You do not need to worry as we have all been faced with the initial …

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Optical Illusions: Proper Clothing For Concealed Carry

By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com Clothing patterns can obscure your perception of what lies beneath. Since the 1960s, the fashion and textile industries discovered that clothing designs and visual optical illusions in fabric created the ability to enhance a body’s perfect portion or reduce a body’s flaw. According to the …

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Smaller and Lighter Firearms: The Untold Truth

By Vic Laboy It is not uncommon to hear that a firearm is too large or that some hands have greater difficulty properly gripping the pistol. During my time behind the counter, I found the simplest way to summarize this is by equating handguns to clothing. While I am comfortable …

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Is A Trauma Kit Part of Your EDC?

By Carlos Huerta A closer look at why you should carry trauma kits like the minimalist offerings from Phokus Research. Trauma kits come in all shapes and sizes, but have you ever held a trauma kit as thin as one inch? Phokus Research are known for their light, slim, and …

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Advanced EDC Tactics

By Carlos Huerta Everyone’s EDC is different as most people carry differently. Your EDC defines who you are, where you work, and so on. What you carry says a lot about you. Choices in equipment are shaped by training, occupation, life style, personal taste, and even body type. EDC equipment …

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Teaching Firearm Safety To Children

By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com While a member of a School Board, I ask permission of the board to put together a class for elementary school children. This class will be on Basic Firearms Safety. I volunteer my time, education, experience and all the teaching materials. All the members of …

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Carrying Spare Magazines

By Vic Laboy The idea of carrying spare magazines in addition to your firearm is often overlooked. Most assume only what’s in their weapon will suffice. Ideally, we aim for the most lightweight, yet efficient everyday carry configuration; however, sometimes you need to carry more to truly be prepared. Take …

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The Four Rules of Firearm Safety

The four key rules of firearm safety and why they are important.  By Vic Laboy Most everything we do in life is governed by a set of rules. From traffic lights to office protocols, rules are inescapable. In the firearms industry there are four rules everyone should know and exercise …