Consider a Larger Gun for Concealed Carry

The size of a concealed carry gun should be as small as possible, right? Over the past several years, my opinion on this topic has changed quite a bit. My First Concealed Carry Gun: Around 14 years ago, the police department issued me a .40 Glock 22. At the time, there weren’t hundreds of holster…

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3 Reasons I don’t Like Backup Guns

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If your state allows you to carry than one gun, you may have thought about carrying a second as a backup gun (BUG). After all, don’t cops carry backup guns? If they do it, they must have good reasons. Here is my advice on carrying a backup gun and why I think it has…

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For The New Gun Owner: 9mm VS .380 ACP

One of the most talked-about topics in the gun world is the never-ending caliber war. I usually try to avoid it if at all possible because it just causes arguments. Still, one of the most popular questions I hear revolves around caliber choice and “stopping power.” This time around, we discuss two of the …

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Rock Island Armory Release: STK100 Striker-Fired Handgun

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Rock Island Armory is well-known for its single-action, 1911 handguns. Now they are venturing into the striker-fired market with the release of the STK100. Rock Island Armory (RIA) STK100: I haven’t had an opportunity to handle the new STK100, but it is a full-size handgun, according to the company website. It is chambered in 9mm…

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