Back to the Speedloader

Every time I write about my escapades with the revolver I start with the same disclaimer:  I am a firm believer in carrying a substantial gun and I carry a double-stack auto at all times possible.  The issue is, however, I can’t do that all of the time and when I need deep concealment the... Continue Reading →

Is OC Spray Effective?

Is OC Spray effective?  Most of the time it proves an adequate deterrent.  Its effectiveness is essentially determined by how motivated and aggressive the attacker is.  Most defensive shootings end within only several shots fired, if shots are needed at all.  Why?  Because criminals don’t like being shot so they decide to make like a... Continue Reading →

Shotgun or Rifle for Self-Defense?

What a complicated question.  There is no wrong answer.  Each has significant advantages and disadvantages versus the other.  I am a decidedly rifle guy.  I always was in my youth. However, I spent a few years as a dedicated shotgun guy and I was convinced it was my go-to defensive option for that duration.  I... Continue Reading →

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