Tips For Dealing With The CZ Slide

There are those who love CZ pistols and their clones, and there are other people who are wrong. Well, that isn’t really true, but it is fun to say. Anyhow, a common complaint about CZ pistols and their clones – some of which are very, very good – is working the slide. CZ pistols are […]

Upgrade Your Defensive Gun With Express Sights

Looking to upgrade the sights for your carry gun, home defense shotgun or even your AR-pattern rifle? Instead of attaching a boatload of expensive optics, consider opting for express sights instead. What? Are those like night sights or something? Not quite, though they’re usually optimized for use in low-light conditions given proper design. “Express sights” […]

Why People Argue About 9mm vs. .45 ACP

One of gun folks’ favorite debates is the ever-popular 9mm vs. .45 ACP. The 10mm vs. basically anything else comes close. Then there’s .30-06 vs. those who are wrong. Why, some newbies may wonder, is there such an intense and long-standing argument over the merits of 9mm compared to .45 ACP? What’s been relatively common […]

Don’t Neglect Long-Range Pistol Practice

We all know the conventional wisdom about self-defense shootings is the Rule Of Three: three rounds in three seconds under three yards. The same is said to be mostly true about officer-involved shootings as well (although not everyone quite believes this). Records of civilian defensive shootings have mostly borne this out. Very few defensive shootings […]

A Few Tips For Better OWB Concealed Carry

As most can attest, inside the waistband carry is better for concealment, but there are some folks who prefer outside the waistband concealed carry. It isn’t difficult to imagine why; it’s more comfortable to carry that way. You don’t need bigger pants and your pistol and holster poke you a little less while you walk […]

The Curious History Of Combination Guns

An interesting type of firearm that’s almost unknown to the modern shooter but was formerly much more popular is the combination gun. These firearms are chambered for multiple types of ammunition. While there are good reasons to not own one – the modern gun owner has virtually no use for one – there’s still some […]