Archives for November 2014

The Problem With Short Barrel .38 Specials

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Your Snubby Could Get You Killed Snub nosed revolvers are still wildly popular for concealed carry and for good reason. They are very compact and lightweight and they are reliable and safe. While they are difficult to master, they are exceedingly easy to operate.

What You Should Know About AK Ammunition

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts AK Ammunition In previous articles we discussed the benefits of an AK for home defense and we dispelled some of the myths and misconceptions associated with them as well as with the use rifles in general for home defense.

Stay Alert Stay Alive

This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Stay Alert Stay Alive When we deploy with our Special Response Team, prior to creating a breach point or a dynamic entry, they deploy (usually several) distraction devices to cover the movements, and to confuse the direction of the intrusion. A distracted opponent makes it easy to […]

How to Conduct Home Defense in the Dark

Home defense in the middle of the night takes on a whole different aspect. Normally you want to barricade yourself with your weapon and just call the police. However if you have children or someone else in another part of the house you will want to make sure they are safe.

Teaching Others to Shoot Safely

You take on additional responsibility when you teach others to shoot. Part of that is learning how to shoot safely for both them, you and others on the range.

Is It Really Necessary to Trick Out Your Gun?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Why trick out a gun? There is a tendency for folks to hang all manner of accessories on a gun until it looks like it fell through a Tapco catalog. Is all that really necessary? Is it even useful? What characteristics should a home defense gun have? […]

Domesticating the Kalashnikov

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Kalashnikov pattern rifles are a boat load of fun to shoot and they are solid choices for zombie, NORK, or ISIS invasions but everybody knows that an AK is a bad choice for home defense, right? They have terrible ergonomics, few optic mounting ¬†options, and their ammunition […]

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