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 →

The Compromise Carry Gun, Again, Still

I am entirely in favor of carrying as much gun as possible.  A man should carry a real fighting pistol, just dress around the gun, etc…  However, when someone tells me that he or she only owns and carries full-size pistols, there are two possible conclusions: first, this individual might literally have no professional or... Continue Reading →

Review of the Vertx Clutch Runner’s Belt

My hunt for concealment solutions never ends.  I find deep concealment solutions particularly difficult to formulate, as most people probably do.  For the past several years my deep concealment solution has revolved around a Ruger LCR revolver in some kind of belly band.  Typical bands can be problematic, and the newer generation of belly bands... Continue Reading →

Weight and Carry Gun Practicality

When we discuss what is “practical” in the gun community we may as well be discussing beauty.  Certainly, practicality is often only determined in the eye of the beholder.  However, if we try to be pragmatic, we can come up with some generalizations.  For example, carrying an equivalent tool that is less weight would certainly... Continue Reading →

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