SIG SAUER Legion P229

Gun Review: SIG SAUER P229 Legion Series 9mm

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SIG SAUER enthusiasts are legion. I don’t count myself amongst their number. SIG’s handguns are reliable, accurate and only slightly harder to look at than Makenzie Leigh. But I don’t get on with their...
Gun Review: SIG SAUER MCX Rifle

Gun Review: Sig Sauer MCX Rifle [Updated 2018]

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Sig Sauer developed the MCX rifle for America's special forces. Their goal: a lightweight firearm that's as quiet as an MP5, as deadly as an AK-47, and more modular than anything ever designed. Originally chambered...

Guns for Beginners: Why Progressives Want to Disarm Americans

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Up to now, I have avoided writing about politics in our Guns for Beginners Series. And I may pull or rename this post to maintain this editorial distance from political considerations. But a twenty-something contemplating buying a...

Guns For Beginners: The Best Carry Handgun(s) For Women

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I recently came across an article at Water n' Woods called The Overall Best Handgun For Women. The post claims that a Smith & Wesson .38 special snub nose revolver is the best gun for women. Wow....

Your First Carry Gun Made Easy: Guns for Beginners

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Ever heard of Stendhal syndrome? It's a condition sparked by too much choice. You'll find sufferers in front of the spaghetti sauce section of your local supermarket, standing there, staring. You'll find them at gun stores too. No surprise there. An...

What to Tell the 911 Operator After a Defensive Gun Use: Guns for Beginners

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Calling 911 during or after a defensive gun use is a necessary practice fraught with danger. If you call the cops during an attack (e.g., a home invasion), the operator will try to keep you on the...

Guns for Beginners: Keep a Pair of Active Noise Cancellation Ear Muffs By the...

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"Members of the 101st Airborne Division agreed to wear special helmets rigged with hearing loss simulators," WaPo science maven Mary Roach writes in her new book Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War. "Among the...

Guns For Beginners: The GLOCK 43…Not For Noobs

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  I’d been eyeballing the new GLOCK 43 (street price about $450) since the NRA Convention 2015 when I first fondled one. It looks and feels, unsurprisingly, like a skinny GLOCK. Now, I’m a GLOCK guy....

Carrying With A Disability: A Telling Survey

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I’ve spent a large amount of my life believing myself invincible. No matter the injury or damage, I just wrapped it up, sucked it up, and kept running. There's a mindset among many of...
Sidecar inside the waistband holster

Why I’m Not a Fan of Appendix Carry

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I know appendix carry enjoys increasing popularity among a lot of people including a good number of younger shooters. It also seems to be the choice of many keyboard commandos who want to be...
CZ-P-10-C gun review

Gun Review: CZ P-10 C

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"Improving on Perfection" CZ-USA boldly proclaims, promoting their new P-10 C. I'm sure CZ's lawyers would swear that the slogan is all about making their guns better. Clearly, it's a shot over GLOCK's bow. A claim that begs us to nitpick the heck...

5 Common Mistakes Good Guys Make In Self-Defense Situations

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We all know deadly force is justified when faced with an imminent, credible threat of death or grievous bodily harm. And yet armed self-defenders often make dumb mistakes in the heat of the moment that get...