Handgun Skills: Grip

The proper grip technique is an essential skill for utilizing a handgun for defensive applications.  The more experienced I have become over the years as both a shooter and an instructor the more I have realized just how much of a factor the grip on the weapon plays. A good grip helps in making accurate... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Carrying a Revolver as a Primary

I think a double-stack full-size or compact autoloader is the weapon of personal protection in the 21st Century due to the nature of the threat we now face.  While still less common than average crime the possibility of facing multiple active shooters or terrorists now exists and having a handgun capable of offering at least... Continue Reading →

The Priority of your Defensive Firearms

I am a proponent of minimizing your self-defense firearms arsenal.  I don’t mean that you should only have a few guns, but I do believe the amount of defensive firearms you rely on should be kept to a minimum concerning different platforms.  I am absolutely opposed to the “carry rotation” with defensive handguns.  Carrying a... Continue Reading →

Home Defense: Strengthen and Deter

I think we would all agree that waking up in the middle of the night with a home intruder standing over us is not the optimal outcome.  Much better would be waking up well in advance to the sound of the break-in and being prepared to defend hearth and home.  Better yet, harden the home... Continue Reading →

Independence Day: What it Means to Us

“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!” -Benjamin Franklin The left wants to eradicate every semblance of personal freedom from this country and implement their version of “democracy” by empowering the state to subjugate all under it through imposed “equality.” ... Continue Reading →

The Ruger SP101

I have a thing for revolvers.  I primarily carry a striker-fired double-stack 9mm handgun as I like having the capabilities of such a weapon when roaming a world so infested with evil.  However, I spend considerable time shooting and carrying revolvers as well.  The reason is two-fold.  First, there is a practicality issue: when I... Continue Reading →

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