How to Survive your CCW Class Without Being Shot

The question we should ask is, what can we or should we as members of the gun culture do differently in the aftermath of such an incident? Or, are we the clinical definition of insane, doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different outcome?

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Gun Control - The Soft Pill for the Intellectually Lazy

Gun Control: The Soft Pill for the Intellectually Lazy

For as long as I've been alive the social elitist has been floating the term "Gun Control". The first serious or official use of the term in the U.S. came from "Gun Control Act of 1968". That act added to the previously existing Federal Government firearms...
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Save-The-Interview

Sony Pictures Entertainment’s ‘The Interview’ Still Has Chance but Needs Your Help

American media is now being censored by North Korea. Contrary to popular belief, you CAN do something about it. I am going to tell you exactly what you can do and how you can do it, but first, let's analyze why we are even having this conversation (you can join this...
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Gun Control Works

Recently a colleague offered the observation that anti-gun or gun control laws are blatant and obvious failures. He pointed to the crime rates in Chicago, D.C. and New York as examples of areas with severely restrictive gun control policies and yet record-breaking...
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M85 PAP, the Steel-Cased Solution

"If you do not own a rifle that will reliably cycle steel-cased ammunition, you had better get your hands on one."  Those words of advice were offered by my original firearms training mentor, John Farnam, nearly ten years ago. John saw the ammo crisis of 2013 coming a...
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Top 3 Reasons to Avoid Gun Clips

I begin this piece understanding full well that someone is going to get their feelings hurt. That being understood it has been my lot in life to be the one who tells the Emperor that he is naked. Quite often, the Emperor does not wish to be so informed and is greatly...

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The MBV: the Donut that Could Save Your Life

The victim had been stabilized, a tourniquet was applied to his left leg to stem a massive hemorrhage from the partial amputation that occurred during a motorcycle crash. The first responder on the scene had used a military-style first aid kit to treat the man's...

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First Time Gun Carrier: Gear Check List

This morning I had a meeting with a fellow business professional. In addition the business at hand, the topic turned to guns and concealed carry. My friend is a military veteran with some experience as a "Special Investigator" with a government agency, but he hasn't...

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What is the Color of Stupid?

"Never let a serious crisis go to waste," is a quote attributed the current boss of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel. In the progressive Statist world we could modify that statement to "Never let a tragedy or crime fail to become a crisis." We have seen it play out time and...

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Century AK63D: Classic Upgrade

If you have been paying attention the Kalashnikov world and the numerous configurations available, you should know that Century Arms has been building 100 percent Made in the USA AKs for several years. During the first year or so, the new Century guns with machined...

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5 Handguns Every Instructor Should Master

Every gun guy and girl has their favorite firearms. Some preferences are based upon sentiment, such as the .22 rifle your grandpa used to teach your how to shoot. Military veterans with either fall in love with the guns they carried or take with them a deep seated...

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Are you Prepared or Playing Dress Up?

Gut check time. Many of you folks went out during the last few years and spent hundreds and thousands of dollars on guns and gear. With a collective effort, you set the black rifle market on its ear and pushed sales and production to record levels. Gun shops and...

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This Colt Rifle May be the Perfect Deployment Gun

For many decades, Military Contracting has been a valid option for the U.S. Government to augment their existing troops or to address a task for which conventional military personnel may not be best suited. However, the advent of the Global War on Terror has brought...

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AK Pistol Follow Up

We'd like to take a moment to follow up two previous articles "Best of Both Worlds" and "The Ultimate Truck Gun". Both of these firearms are Kalashnikov style pistols available from Century Arms.  The M85 PAP is imported from Serbia and the C39 is made in the USA. C39...

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AR-10 Performance From an AR-15 Platform

"The 7.62x40 has no business performing as well as it does, but it does." That quote from Bill Wilson, founder of Wilson Combat pretty much sums up lethal force of the new 7.62x40 Wilson Tactical round. "This project began when I started tinkering with the .300...

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Fighting Guns: Tools not Trophies

Every firearms instructor worth their salt will tell you that when it comes to choosing a defensive handgun, or any firearm for that matter, that function is the number one consideration. That advice is really is a no-brainer or a truism. We give constant lip service...

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Kahr K9: The Cadillac of Concealed Carry?

Some folks drive Chevys and some drive Cadillacs. While both types of automobile have four wheels and will get you from point A to point B, the Cadillac is obviously built to a higher standard and will get you there in style.  Naturally, the owner pays more for...

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Gun Control Works

Recently a colleague offered the observation that anti-gun or gun control laws are blatant and obvious failures. He pointed to the crime rates in Chicago, D.C. and New York as examples of areas with severely restrictive gun control policies and yet record-breaking...

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Could this Gun be the Best of Both Worlds?

Having been involved in the firearms world for the last three decades, I rarely get excited about new products. A mixture of jaded and cynical would best describe my outlook. Early this year while perusing the quarterly catalog/flyer from Century Arms I came across a...

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Why the Russian AK Ban Matters to You

The simple response to the recent Executive Order issued by Our Dear Leader banning the importation of small arms from Russia is to say “I don’t care. I don’t own or desire to own an AK.”  An additionally common response is, “No big deal, I’ll buy one of the new...

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The Tourniquet Boogeyman

During the Cold War Era with few exceptions, the powers that be were more concerned with winning the next conflict with B-52 bombers and nuclear-powered submarines than infantry troops. Ground troops were considered an ancillary component to warfare, not the prime...

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Will is More Important Than Skill

We've all seen the dash-cam videos available on BluTube, YouTube, or "Insert-Cool-Name-Here" Tube. Many of these real-life video clips are pure entertainment IE: the drunk that gets Tasered five times because he won't comply and surrender. If we sort through all the...

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Useless Horror and the Slow-Learner Syndrome

It's happened again, another lone nut-job has murdered innocent citizens. No I'm not going to add to the infamy of this piece of human debris that is for some inexplicable reason still stealing oxygen from our planet. This week I add one more to the innumerable...

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The Fire Extinguisher Gun: Ready When You Need It

"What gun should I get to keep in the house?" I've heard that question a hundred times or more during the last couple of decades. When your friends and co-workers find out you are a 'gun guy' you become the de facto expert on guns. Having been a Marine, Police...

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The Other Black Rifle: Accessorize Your AK

"One size fits all" was once considered the perfect solution for manufacturers who wanted to minimize their number of SKUs (Shop Keeper Units). Rather than stock numerous varieties of a product, you come up with a happy medium or "one size fits all". If you consider...

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