Concealed Carry While Hunting

First, let me say that you must be cognizant of the laws in the jurisdiction where you hunt.  Some states, or some state or federal lands, etc…, have laws or ordinances that prohibit concealed carry while hunting in the field.  For the majority of the nation that is exempt from such stupidity, there is no... Continue Reading →

The Mailbox Gun

The defensive firearms community has paid some lip service to the “run to the store gun” or “grab a gallon of milk gun” gun, but the issue I take with that is going to such places is by no means low on the risk profile.  There is a reason that gas stations are called “stop... Continue Reading →

AAR: Basic Combatives with Kelly McCann

You probably know the name, maybe you have seen the DVDs, or clips of his instruction on Youtube.  Kelly McCann is certainly synonymous with modern combatives.  I will admit that I have always wanted to train with him.  McCann is a noted combatives teacher, as well as a firearms instructor who proved a true innovator... Continue Reading →

Long Guns: The Wrong Tool for the Job

Once again, I accept that I will get skewered for this article by the chest-rig wearing mall ninjas, but recently we have witnessed another high-profile incident in which a long gun was involved, and I would submit that the display of the long gun in this incident contributed to the terrible and tragic outcome.  We... Continue Reading →

Customizing the Modern Lever Gun

I get it, most guys come from a tradition where lever guns are supposed to look like what John Wayne carried in True Grit.  I also like the beauty of a historic lever action.  However, I am also one member of the growing crowd that has embraced the lever action rifle for its continuing utility. ... Continue Reading →

Understanding the Average CCW Holder

I was once standing in the waiting room of a particular indoor range with the late, great, Todd Louis Green and we were watching the people in the bays fire their guns.  Most were shooting typical self-defense handguns, with the occasional AR15 thrown in.  The range was full, and not a single person was even... Continue Reading →

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