Security and Self-Defense in the Workplace

There is no lack of discussion on self-defense these days among tactical circles.  Ironically, workplace security and self-defense still get less of the lion’s share of thought, even though workplace violence is one of the most common forms of criminal assault.  There are a number of things to consider for your personal safety regardless of... Continue Reading →

Reliability in Small Auto Pistols

As a general rule, the smaller an auto loading pistol becomes, the more finicky the mechanical operation.  Spring tensions and slide mass all work together to make an auto loader operate dependably.  Small guns are harder to refine to reliability.  They also typically exhibit far shorter longevity.  For these reasons I prefer the small frame... Continue Reading →

The Snub for the Novice Shooter?

My thoughts on the role of a small frame revolver as a first gun for the novice shooter or casual gun carrier are mixed, at best. I like the revolver for a novice due to the simplicity and reliability of the platform. The downside, however, is the difficulty in shooting a snubby well. The small... Continue Reading →

Gear Guilt

If you have been a shooter for any amount of time you probably suffer from some degree of “gear guilt.” This is a combination of being guilty for having no further use for a particular piece of gear, as well as paying money for it to begin with. You all know what I mean. If... Continue Reading →

A Gun you can Fight With

Complacency is the great enemy of mankind. For rather fragile physical creatures we tend to get comfortable in our environment. The “it won’t happen to me” mentality affects us all: some far more than others, but it does affect each and every one of us. If you read this blog there is a high likelihood... Continue Reading →

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