Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD Mod.2 9mm Sub-Compact

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About a decade ago, I was married to my Ruger P90 for EDC and chained to my Berretta 92FS for duty. A friend brought out his brand new XD in .45ACP. I assumed…

Springfield Armory 4″ XD-S Makes Tiny Nines (and .45s) A Bit Less Tiny

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If you’ve gotten over the XD-S trigger recall — and I’m not telling you you should — Springfield has a new version of their tiny single-stack concealed carry pistols that you…

Sheetrock Penetration Testing, Take 1

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There are a lot of strong opinions out there when it comes to home defense firearms. Nick’s Self Defense Tip; Don’t Use a Rifle caused some of the best discussion…

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Fanboys and Firearms.

I’m a marketing guy, first and foremost. I was raised that way. From a very tender age, my pater familias drilled into my head how to get past the hype and…

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How Safe is Safe?

So I was having my semi-daily chin wag with Fearless Leader today, and talk turned to handgun safeties. RF mentioned he’d seen the Kimber Solo up close and personal, and…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 2

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My first full day of conceal carry is complete. And it was an eye-opening experience, in more ways than one. Let me explain…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 1.

In my last post, I laid out what I plan to do for the next 30 days. Before we begin, I think it bears a few words about how I…