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Concealed Carry a Rifle

There are many scenarios where you might want to concealed carry a rifle. Professionals might be on a personal security detail (PSD). The rest of us might just not want to create a lot of attention. If you live in an apartment, you really don’t want to draw a lot of attention to the fact […]

Carrying a Pocket Pistol

It’s not the size of the gun in the fight, but the size of the fight in you. Carrying a pocket pistol might be your only choice in warm weather or have on clothing that doesn’t allow a bigger weapon.

Concealed Carry Versus Open Carry

This is guest post by John Pemberton Concealed Carry versus Open Carry If you are carrying for personal defense, you should carry concealed.  As an average citizen, the benefits of carrying a firearm concealed far outweighs the benefits of carrying a handgun for the world to see.  

How Many Rounds for Concealed Carry?

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester How many rounds for concealed carry? Carrying a handgun in a daily basis is one of the surest ways to guarantee your personal safety. A concealed firearm gives you a tremendous advantage in surprise and as a force multiplier when confronted with a threat of death or […]

The Vixen Tank Top for Women’s CCW

This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard CCW Wear for Women The Vixen tank top is a spandex blend material. It is a reversible underarm draw that comes in light or firm support. The firm support top banishes bulge with specialized compression panels.

Active Shooter – How to Defend Others

Being in an active shooter incident is horrifying enough; just think about being in one with your family members or other people we care about.

5 Things Every Concealed Weapons Carrier Should Know

You don’t know what you don’t know. That’s an old saying that has a lot of truth in it. We found a great video with 5 things you should know if you are a concealed weapons carrier.

Couples Carry – CCW and Your Spouse

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Couples Carry – CCW and Your Spouse As times become unpredictable and criminals are emboldened by weak laws and corrupt politicians, concealed carry of a firearm is rapidly rising across the nation. The fact that Americans are starting to take active self-protection measures is encouraging.

Doing a CCW Check

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Doing a Pre-Flight CCW Check If you carry a (semi-auto) handgun on a daily basis, you need to remember that it is a finely tuned machine that requires a certain amount of maintenance and care to function. We want to make sure we take proper care of […]

Close Quarter Shooting

When you are up close and personal to the threat, you really need to have your close quarter shooting techniques down. The last thing you want is for the threat to injure you, take your gun away or even you shooting yourself.

Purses for Concealed Carry

There are a lot of people who don’t advocate purses for concealed carry. I understand the thinking. It is easy to have the purse taken from you. At the same time, a lot of times women wear clothing (or lack of clothing) that makes it darn near impossible to carry on the body.

How to Shoot in a Car

How to shoot in a car when carrying concealed can be tricky. You have a lot to deal with – cramped quarters, seat belts, etc.

What To Wear for Concealed Carry

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Personal Protection – Beyond the waistline, what to wear for concealed carry When talking about self-defense and personal protection, an awful lot of attention is devoted to the waist line. Let’s face it, that’s where we carry the most important tool in our arsenal. Be it appendix […]

Should You Use a Shoulder Holster?

Shoulder holsters seem a bit old school these days. You don’t see them around much. Well, that’s sort of the idea, if someone is carrying properly you won’t see them.

CCW at Work

Should you carry your CCW at work?  That is a tough question.

Women and CCW

Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob interviews a female friend of his on her thoughts on women and CCW. There are quite issues that women have to address when carry concealed – clothing, body shape to name a couple.

When to Draw Your Firearm

It’s always a judgement call to know when to draw your firearm either in a concealed carry situation or a gun in your home. There are a hundred things going through your mind and a second or two to make a decision.

Active Shooter & Concealed Carry

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester I’ve been absent for a couple of weeks now, partially because I spent a week at a training course on responding to active shooter incidents. While this course was designed for law enforcement officers, there are many similarities in the way you as a concealed carry citizen […]

Home Defense Guns – A Police Officer’s Viewpoint

You might think that the police have a negative view of home defense guns. Well, here is one that highly recommends them and concealed carry.

How to Hold Your Hands for Close Shooting Situations

I finally found a good video on how to hold your hands for close shooting situations. I did this same kind of training while on my CQB team in Special Forces.

Pocket Pistols

Bob from Home Defense Gun has a video on pocket pistols. Besides being good to conceal carry pocket pistols can be a good option to stash around the house. Make sure if you do this you keep them safe from children and others who shouldn’t have access to them.

Don’t Make These Common Concealed Carry Mistakes

Concealed carry mistakes can happen to everyone all the way from the newest newbie to the person who has been carry for years.  As we have said before, you don’t know what you don’t know. You might not have been taught or told a critical element.

.380s – Compact Guns for Females

We’ll say it over and over. Men and women have different needs when it comes to firearms. .380’s are good compact guns for females either around the house or as a concealed carry for women.  Remember, if it is uncomfortable you will find reasons not to carry it and won’t have it when your really […]

5 Handguns You Should Own

We found a good video on 5 handguns you should own.  Now this isn’t my list but it’s a good discussion of different types of pistols.

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