Tag: ccw

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Changing Your Carry Gun


When choosing a carry gun, most people have a number of factors they consider before taking the plunge. However something I feel needs to be addressed is what to do when you change your carry piece. In this video I run down a few ideas and considerations that seems pretty logical. Transcript … [Read More…]

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Count Dracula CCW Draw

Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts shows us an alternative method to remove the article of clothing used to cover a concealed weapon. It is dubbed the “Count Dracula” draw. LOL. Steve mentions that this technique was used by an old Chicago narcotics police [Read More…]

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Lethal Lace

Many women have (validly) complained that few concealment holsters are designed with their clothing requirements and body contours in mind. Fortunately, as more women enter the shooting world, there are entrepreneurs jumping into the market with a variety of products [Read More…]

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Bondhus Arms CL380

Bondhus Arms showed off their new CL380 fold-up pocket pistol at the 2014 SHOT Show. The CL380 has two barrels and is chambered in .380ACP and also features a built-in laser between the two barrels. Bondhus claims their CL380 is the smallest and most accurate multi-shot [Read More…]

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Gun Review: Kahr CW9

The Kahr CW9 is a 9mm pistol from the company’s value line (read: less expensive) of pistols that include the CW40 (.40 S&W) and CW45 (.45 ACP).  I’ve been looking for a single stack 9mm for concealed carry, so I jumped at the chance to review this gun. [Read More…]

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The Executive Holster

SayUncle designed a holster that is now being sold. Uncle’s non-biased1 review … This is a high quality holster. The materials are top notch and the quality is excellent. Unlike my other pocket holsters, this one is rigid. My other pocket holsters are softer [Read More…]

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New Ruger SR9C Compact

Ruger is set to announce the new compact version of their SR9 pistol. The press released was leaked online (Well done Richard!). The pistol features a short 3.5″ barrel, is chambered in 9mm and its standard magazine holds 10 rounds (17 round high-cap available). I [Read More…]

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CCW information on the the iPhone

Legal Heat is an iPhone / iPod Touch electronic version of the CCW guide Legal Heat: 50 State Guide to Firearm Laws and Regulations. At $1.99 is it a lot cheaper than the $15 paperback edition. I purchased to application to try it out. It is quite straightforward. It [Read More…]

.38 Super for self defense

The short answer is “absolutely”, and the longer answer is “yes, think of it as a hot 9mm.” Caleb, whom I sometimes think has more carry guns than I have guns, writes about the suitability of the .38 Super for self defense.

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New SIG P220R Compact

Sig Sauer is now producing an “R” model of their .45 ACP chambered SIG P220 Compact pistol. The P220R Compact does away with the beaver tail, reducing the frame length by 0.5″, and adds an accessory rail. SIG lists two models, a blued model and [Read More…]

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Feminine CCW in the 1800s

I recently blogged about boot pistols, a type of early CCW gun carried during the Civil War and postbellum era. The feminine equivalent of the boot pistol was the muff gun. (the name refers to the original definition1 , not the modern day slang). They were the same sort [Read More…]