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Meet the AMG GT's 4-liter, Twin-turbo, 503-hp V8

The SLS and its wonderful 6.2-liter V8 are done, and this is what's next: a small, powerful, and lightweight hot-valley V8 with some nifty tech. And 503 hp, of course.<p>This is the new M178, Mercedes' designation for the V8 destined to go into the AMG GT, which will replace the SLS yet be less …

Simple Wrist Tension for better Pistol shooting

Posted March 12, 2014 in Guns & Gear, Pistols with 5 Comments<br>Tags: Shooting Tips, technique<p>Here is a simple technique that may help some of …

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

By Kevin Michalowski<p>Remember the FBI agent who did a flip, lost his sidearm and then shot someone as he picked up his… Read More ><p>By Kevin Michalowski<p>…

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

Active Shooter Response for the Armed Citizen

On January 8, 2011 Jared Loughner shot 20 people in the parking lot of an Arizona grocery store. In law enforcement terminology, this type of crime …

7 Top Choices in Self-Defense Ammunition

Gunfights aren’t won just because somebody can clear leather faster or because the sun gets in the bad guy’s eyes. Nor are they won simply with …

Street Smarts - Tactical Reloading Under Fire

The tactical or retained reload is the mainstay of most modern, mainstream firearms training programs. The concept is simple. You have fired X number …

Winchester rolling out new Train & Defend practice and self-defense ammo

Winchester is gearing up to launch a new line of matched training and self-defense ammo specifically for new shooters. The new loads, called Train & …

Handgun Grip - Tactical Moment #1

[dcs_post_top]<p>In this episode, John Holschen of InSights Training Center talks to us about the characteristics of the “handgun grip.”<p>About John …

U.S. Army

Lessons From the Kenya Mall Shooting - USCCA

Ever since 9/11, I have warned how easy it would be for terrorists to attack multiple shopping centers in America, using nothing more sophisticated …

Concealed Carry

Rules of Engagement for CCW Permit Holders - USCCA - USCCA

The reason that law-abiding citizens obtain a concealed carry permit is to prevent or avoid a life-altering event of the severest kind from befalling …

Self Defense

Make Ready: Staging Your Pistol for Fast Deployment - Handguns

When faced with a potential deadly threat, your handgun belongs in your hand, not in your holster, and it’s important to learn how to “stage” your …

Skill Set: Techniques and Principles

<i>by Tiger McKee</i><p>During training/practicing we use techniques and principles. For example the empty reload is a manipulation technique. You're firing …

How Often Should You Unload The Magazine Of Your Concealed Carry Firearm?

By Robert Farago via The Truth About Guns “The White House on Monday refused to say whether Facebook’s recent decision to ban users from facilitating …

Training to Shoot on the Move

In pretty much all self-defense situations, distance is your friend. Putting distance between you and an attacker increases your chances of getting …

Brad Thor Has a New Gun Product That Could Be the Perfect Christmas Gift for the Concealed Carry Permit Holder — or Secret Agent — in Your Life

New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor has conquered the publishing world with his gripping, heart-pounding stories centered around Scot Harvath, an ex-Navy SEAL turned black ops counterterrorism agent.<p>Now he’s expanding his horizons and entering the clothing business.<p>Before you get any ideas, …

Focus In Concealed Carry Classes: Safety and Understanding The Law

Students in a concealed carry class learned that Illinois defines a concealed firearm as a loaded or unloaded handgun on or about a person. A firearm …

Self-Defense Tip: It's Not All About the Gun

We are The People of the Gun. We pack heat and train ourselves how, when, where and why to use it. And yet we can easily find ourselves in a …

Personal Defense TV: Sport vs. Street Tactics - Handguns

Carrying a revolver such as the Smith & Wesson Governor or Taurus Judge has become a popular choice among many… more »<p>Most of you out there own …

Time To Get Your FrogLube On!

[dcs_img_center desc=”Larry Lasky, FrogLube | Photo by Jody Lewis, Crossfire Photography”<br>framed=”no” w=”600″ …

Southern California

Wheelchair Concealed Carry - Part III | RECOIL

In this installment, we will be continuing my explanation of things to aid wheelchair users in the use and carry of a concealed firearm. This series …

Range Master Tactical Gear

Range Master Tactical Gear, (www.RangeMasterTactcialGear.com) located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles in picturesque San Luis Obispo, …

Buy A Clone: The Best Firearms for Less

When you go to the grocery store to purchase cereal or cough syrup, do you head straight to the name-brand cereal, or are you more prone to selecting …

Redring for Home Defense?

Designed primarily for clay shooters and hunters, testing by AmericanRifleman.org in December determined the Redring shotgun sight can be a valuable …

Self Defense

Put more grip on your gat with Recover! (PHOTOS+VIDEO)

Does your gat have a noticeable lack of rail? Are its grip old and wood; do they lack blat?<p>Rail up your gat with more blattattat using the Recover …

The Best Iron Sights for Concealed Carry Pistols - Handguns

As more Americans take advantage of their right to carry concealed firearms, a new crop of aftermarket iron sights has emerged that make carry guns …

Trident Concepts Brings Up A Good Point About IWB Holsters

<i>Trident Concepts frontman Jeff Gonzalez is a great guy and makes some excellent points on his corporate blog. This is one I thought we should share</i> …