The 1911 was designed by John Browning in 1911. Of course, that’s where the name originated. It’s a single-action pistol that uses a firing pin. The “Commander” size typically has a barrel length from 4 to 4.25 inches, as opposed to the longer “Government” barrel length of 5 inches or shorter “Officer” barrel length of […]
The trend of home concealment furniture has picked up speed recently, especially with crime being on the increase. Multitudes of firearms-related conventions, trade shows and expos across the country are featuring these products. It’s an interesting concept – hiding firearms in plain sight where no one would bat an eye at it being anything other […]
“What should I do if I’m pulled over by a police officer while I’m carrying my firearm?” This question frequently comes up in my gun classes, so much so that I’ve added a section in my PowerPoint to discuss how to handle the situation. Hopefully, you’re a cautious driver and won’t find yourself in this […]
These signs can stop you in your tracks at the entrance. You know, those signs that tell you that you can or can’t carry a firearm into the building. What do they mean and how do they pertain to concealed carry license holders? What about those who carry without a permit and live in a […]
In my younger years, I couldn’t wait for winter’s arrival. The first big snowfall meant making snow forts, sledding, or even hitting the ski slopes. As I’ve aged, I don’t enjoy the cold season quite as much. Maybe it’s that every ache and pain is more noticeable with frigid temperatures, or maybe I just don’t […]
Krav Maga (pronounced “krahv mahGAH”) is a form of training that cuts out extra nonsensical teaching methods, to make it more of a strictly street violence form of self-defense. It doesn’t include any type of spiritual or meditative elements. It teaches students to respond to real life-or-death situations. Learning how to handle circumstances in which […]
Getting ready for a trip to the shooting range means preparing ahead of time. As with any other adventure, packing the right necessities ensures the day will flow more smoothly. Some items are obvious – ammunition, eye and ear protection, a first aid kit, and of course, your handguns. Other items are less common, yet […]
Firearms instructor Stacy Bright gives advice on how to talk to other parents about guns in their homes, how to talk to your children and how to keep your own home safe, too. Sponsored by LaserMax, Inc.