Sure, some “tac” guy behind the counter told you buckshot was the only way to go in your self-defense shotgun. He was only part right. “Remember, the load is called ‘buckshot’ because it was originally used for killing large animals, like buck deer … . It is powerful stuff … the shotgun round that...
Though certainly not complete training in and of itself, shooting competition (IDPA, IPSC, etc.) can be a useful component of firearms training, skill maintenance and skill assessment.
The slaughter of four young California Highway Patrol Officers at Newhall, in 1970, was a watershed experience in the history of American law enforcement. Four decades after the incident, the lessons from Newhall illustrate critical aspects of tactical training for law enforcement and self-defense.
Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win this great set of concealed carry books by Massad Ayoob. While it looks like leather is the preferred material for concealed carry holsters, many of you also made a convincing case for synthetic.
If you own a handgun, you'll want to get in on this chance to win three of Gun Digest's best-selling titles from concealed carry expert, Massad Ayoob.
Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win the giveaway. Reading the comments, it's clear that both veteran and newer gun owners are interested in improving their skills for shooting a handgun.
Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win Massad Ayoob's new book, "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition." Massad said it well in his blog last week: the comments present "a fascinating spontaneous study of the mindset of armed citizens."
In yesterday's blog post, you got a look inside Massad Ayoob's new book, "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition." Here's your chance to win a copy.
Massad Ayoob has been "swimming with the sharks" as an expert witness for the courts for 33 years in cases involving weapons and shootings. In his new book, "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition," he shares his insight into two of today's hottest concealed carry issues: Castle Doctrine and stand your ground...