First Aid Kit Essential Equipment

A basic first aid kit is a very useful item to keep in your range bag, vehicle, home, or EDC bag. I bought an assortment of small first aid bags and have them stashed in all of those places. Just like a conceal carry pistol, it’s better to have a first aid kit and not need it, than need it and not have it.

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How to Shoot a Handgun from Cover

For the most obvious statement of the day, Hollywood has it wrong. Shooting from cover in real life is not the same as it is in the movies. Knowing the difference from real life technique and Hollywood style can mean the difference between life and death in a home defense or self defense situation.

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How to Quick Lube a Handgun Without Disassembly

All firearms need to be maintained for reliable function, accuracy, and avoiding complete failure of the firearm. Here’s some quick tips on how to quickly lubricate a 1911, which is also applicable to other firearms. You don’t even need to disassemble the firearm!

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Special Forces Talk About Speed & Accuracy

If you’re active in the firearm’s focused social media scene, you’ve no doubt seen videos of people shooting crazy fast, be it a super fast draw from concealment, fast double tap, or a lightning fast reload. If you’re like me, you want to go to the range and train train train to get those same […]

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Improving Your AR-15’s Accuracy – Step 1: The Trigger

One of the simplest, easiest, and cheapest ways to get a quick accuracy improvement. Mil Spec AR-15 triggers can be gritty, with a heavy and long pull. This makes precise shots and rapid more of a challenge. Upgrading a base trigger to a higher quality trigger provides a shorter trigger pull and trigger reset, a […]

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What is a “Stovepipe” Malfunction is & How to Clear It

Stovepipes are a brutal “failure to eject” (FTE) malfunction that put your handgun in a complete inoperable state. A stovepipe is when a spent casing gets caught in the action and the firearm’s action can no longer cycle. Fortunately, these types of jams can be easily cleared through proper technique.

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If you Conceal Carry, Get a Gun Belt – Seriously

The primary reason to wear a gun belt lies in its rigidity. A good gun belt will be stiff, preventing your belt and it’s assorted accessories from sagging unevenly. Also, a good gun belt will be more fine tune adjustable than a standard belt. Both of which helps seat your gun at a consistent and snug position.

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Learn about firearms, firearm accessories, shooting technique, and self defense.

Shooting is one of America’s favorite pastimes, and a very fun one at that. In addition to being such a great hobby, firearms are also powerful tools for personal protection. These articles are an effort to help new and experienced firearms enthusiasts to learn more about firearm products. shooting technique, and self defense skills.