When can you use deadly force? The short answer is that your attacker must possess the ability and opportunity to do you grave harm—but you must also have to have done everything in your ability to avoid a confrontation. In “Armed: The Essential Guide to Concealed Carry,” Bruce Eimer, Ph.D., provides a more detailed discussion of the issue.
For me, the bug-out kit requires some sort of firearm or spare ammo. When things are very bad, people might want to fight. They might want to take what is yours. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
Drawing a pistol is a four-part operation, but keep in mind that if you need to can start firing from Position Two. The proper draw is broken down into these four steps.
This fundamental of shooting is always important; it is the foundation for your shooting platform. For combat-type shooting, the stance should be solid, yet potently ready for movement. This stance looks like a fist-fighter’s stance.
Effective shooting with your concealed carry firearm begins with fundamentals; like finding your dominant eye. To find out which eye is dominant, take this simple foolproof test.
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Whether you have a Colt 1911 or Walther P22 – or anything in between – if you like to clean and maintain your semi auto pistols yourself, this newly-revised edition of “Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly” makes it simple.
Top competitors will tell you that the secret to 3-gun success is practice. But does that necessarily mean spending hundreds of dollars in ammo every day at the shooting range? Maybe not.
Understand that a defensive handgun is most often used in low-light or reduced light situations. That is because most crimes are often perpetrated in low-light situations. Criminals are predators. Predators like the advantage they get on their prey by acting in areas of low light. So, take that advantage away. Carry a flashlight and use [...]
Concealed carry is not for folks who lack good judgment and restraint. Follow these ten tips (five dos, and five don’ts) to make intelligent choices and carry a handgun responsibly.