Education

Newsletter

The Ultimate SHTF Pistol Is Glock

The Ultimate SHTF Pistol is Glock

Thanks to Erik Nelson from Nelson Gunsmithing for helping with writing this article! I’ve been slammed the last few days and really wanted to get this one published. Before diving into why the ultimate SHTF pistol is Glock, I need to clarify; I avoided Glock for the longest time and

Continue Reading »
Firearm Injury Statistics-A Fresh Perspctive

Firearm Injury Statistics – A Fresh Perspective

There are people who insist that guns are nothing but liabilities, for owners and communities. Beyond the moral and ethical dilemmas of mandatory disarmament, these perspectives are often not statistically well-informed.  In the United States, unending media coverage of every gory incident has led many Americans to wildly overestimate the

Continue Reading »
Holsters-Explained-JustPews

Holsters Explained

When it comes to holster selection there’s an ocean of information to sort through, followed by seas filled entirely with good and bad holsters to choose from. In this portion of the Concealed Carry Guide, we will be starting off with holster options that should be avoided, followed by information

Continue Reading »
Weapon Light vs Handheld Light

Weapon Light vs Handheld Light

So here I go with an opinion that I just found out was very unpopular: Weapon mounted lights (wmls) are better for the purpose of illuminating an objects or scanning for threats for self defense than a handheld light. I thought it was a common held belief until recently when

Continue Reading »

Fighting Fudd Lore: Birdshot

There was a lengthy discussion about shotgun loads with the article from Greg Ellifritz I shared on Facebook. Specifically, several people insisted that his conclusions were invalid and birdshot was an acceptable option for self-defense. I’m going to respond here with some longer thoughts because I think this is a

Continue Reading »
Dry Fire Training

Dry Fire Training

This is apart of our comprehensive beginner’s Guide to Concealed Carry, read the rest of it here! When it comes to becoming a competent concealed carrier the number one mistake gun owners make is that they don’t participate in dry fire training at home. Formal instruction is important for learning

Continue Reading »

Direct Impingement vs Piston AR-15s

This was an attitude I had for quite a while because of an offhand comment I heard from a guy at Knight’s Armament about 10 years ago. ‘It was designed as a impingement gun, we’re gonna keep building them as impingement guns’. It might be more accurate to point out

Continue Reading »

The National Firearms Act Explained: By Firearms Unknown

One of the things that new gun owner’s and even anti-gun individuals struggle with understanding is just how ridiculous gun legislation can be; especially at the federal level. Monotonous videos going over specific laws, dry text only posts, and debates in the comments section of Facebook can only get so

Continue Reading »

The Bystander Effect and Self Defense

In the words of New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, “I don’t care who you are, I don’t care what you do, you’ve got to help your fellow New Yorker,” while calling the lack of action by the passerby’s in the beating of the elderly Asian woman “absolutely unacceptable.”Read

Continue Reading »