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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 when carrying concealed can be tricky. You have a lot to deal with – cramped quarters, seat belts, etc.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
by Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob The Ruger Alaskan for Concealed Carry Dirty Harry is basically the father of big bore, big gun, concealed carry. I say Dirty Harry instead of Clint Eastwood because it’s important to draw the line between the fictional character and a real person. Only a fictional character can do all […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Shepherding the Flock – Carrying a Gun in Church Whether you are in law enforcement or a civilian with a concealed carry permit, you have earned the right to carry a firearm with you to most places. We all decided to carry because we want to be […]
By Home Defense Gun Staffer Ashley Traveling With Guns Most people have a favorite way to carry concealed for everyday carry. But is that everyday carry right for road tripping across the state or across several states? I bring this up because I travel a lot for work and visiting family. I have learned that […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester I constantly get asked by new and experienced shooters about holsters, the carry position of a firearm, and different retention devices on the market today. Living in the modern gun era in our nation we are blessed with a plethora of companies who manufacture excellent holsters. Which […]