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Self-Defense & Home Defense Info - U.S. Concealed Carry

By Kevin Michalowski<p>Inhale. Exhale. Repeat. We don’t even have to think about it. In fact, most of us don’t ever think about… Read More ><p>By George …

1911 Colt WW1 replica

A History of the 1911 pistol

Best Pistol Ever: What Makes the 1911 So Good?

For more than 10 decades the Colt Government Model 1911 has been without challenge the most recognized, most imitated, most influential, and most …

Historic 1911 Guns

Original Colt M1911 & M1911A1 Basic Field Manual (FM 23-35)

We now have the complete Basic Field Manual of the M1911 and M1911A1 online. This is the version which was issued in 1940 and authorized by General …

The Colt 1911: The Best Battle Pistol Ever Invented

I just read a press release from Colt Defense LLC announcing that The United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command is placing an order with …

Unique Places to Stash Your Firearms Hidden in Plain Sight

More often than not, the best place to secure your firearms is inside a bolted down gun safe. However, some people may not be able to install a gun …

Teflon coated bullets

Yesterday, the thought exercise “fight coming” post picked up a comment which was most likely 100% fictional, as it referenced non-existent “S&W …

Shooting from Vehicles: Basic Techniques

I would like to cover some basic techniques for shooting from vehicles. The topic could fill much more space than I have here, so I intend to hit the …

4-Point Ambush Counterstrike

One of the most misleading things about typical combat-shooting training is that it is a one-way street: Sure, you do your best to visualize a …

Use These Tips to Protect You and Your Family Against Home Invasions

Home invasions happen, whether you think they will or not. A few days ago, an unsuspecting homeowner in New Jersey was shocked by her door being …

The Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting: Bleeding All Over the Range

This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub.<p>This grip technique may cause you to bleed all over the shooting range. Not recommended.<p>This week’s …

Self Defense

How To Stash A Gun Most Anywhere

Here’s a chance to point you to a great resource for all sorts of concealed carry and holster gear. The NRA Store offers a great selection of …

20 Secret Passageways and Rooms Hiding in Plain Sight

History can be told in terms of secret passageways, hidden rooms, and obscure tunnels. Wars have been won and lost by them, coup d'états sprung, and …

Leaning forward vs. the Tactical Turtle

There has been some criticism of yesterday’s Tactical Turtle post that I wanted to address around the issue of leaning forward/recoil control. …

Public Bathroom Breaks While Armed | RECOIL

<i>Weapon storage during that moment of vulnerability: Public bathroom breaks and your EDC. It may sound counter-intuitive and you can bet there will be</i> …

survival - Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips

You can organize the essentials based on the Five Cs of Survivability. Within these five base elements are all the tools and knowledge you need to be …

How to Build an AR-15: A Beginner’s Guide

You do not always have to go to a gun store to purchase an AR-15. Surprised? I know I was when I first ventured into the hobby of building custom …

Have you seen the Faxon Firearms ARAK-21? AR/AK Hybrid... Here it is paired up with a Noveske Rifleworks lower, Vortex Optics Razor HD 1-6 GenII, Tactical Link Sling and an Elzetta Design light and mount

Project 590A1: Railed Forend

Looking at light options for the 590A1 led me to consider a variety of routes. The easy answer for putting a combat worthy light on a shotgun is …

How to make your 1911 100% reliable

The Colt 1911 pistol fascinates us. It captivates the mind, evoking images of our great-great grandfathers fighting the Huns in World War II, or the …

Combat Focus Shooting: An Experience in Effective Handgun Training

We didn't know what (or if) we would need to shoot, when, or from what position or distance. Sounds a bit like how a defensive shooting situation …

How to Make Fire-Cloth

I’m sure you’re already familiar with cotton balls and Vaseline being an excellent tinder for starting fires. That in combination with a ferro rod …

Experimenting with Hydraulic-Tipped Bullets

This is a really cool experiment by Taofledermaus where he makes some water-filled hollowpoints. The expansion is intense.<p>This whole deal needs to be …