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Gun Glossary: Every Term You Could Possibly Need, In One Spot!

Republished with permission from The Well Armed Woman Ever wanted to know the meaning of a term used in the world of firearms? You shouldn't have to look any further than the comprehensive list below. ACP - An abbreviation meaning: Automatic Colt Pistol. It is commonly used…
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How Often Do You Take A Round Out Of The Chamber?

If you're an everyday concealed carrier, the chances are good you probably unload and reload once a day.  For those who put the round back in the top of the magazine, there's going to be a repeated opening and slamming shut of the upper receiver. …
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GUN JAM! Immediate Action Drills To Keep You Alive

Gun failure is one of the worst nightmares for a concealed carrier to go through. In the moment when we depend upon our everyday carry handgun to deliver -- and it doesn't deliver -- we have to move quickly. Thankfully, there are a number of things…
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How Safe Is It To Carry With A Round In The Chamber?

The most common question that we receive from people who are new to concealed carry is this: Should I carry with a round in the chamber? We know that this question is asked mainly due to the uncertainty people have with the safety aspects of this.…
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Factory Loaded Ammunition Failure: My Bizarre Experience

This article describes a recent safety related situation from a factory loaded Winchester .45 Auto 230 Grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ), and will emphasize why target ammunition in your Every Day Carry (EDC) is not advised. The article will also reinforce three safe gun handling…
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Should you carry with a round in the chamber; Part 2

If you've ever asked yourself the question that's in the title of this article, you're going to want to give this a good solid read. Quite a while ago, we posted a short and to-the-point article about carrying one in the chamber. We have decided to…

Concealed Carry: Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In

Let's clear the air before we get down and dirty on how ready a particular pistol is ready to fire.  The condition system ("Condition 0, Condition 1, Condition 2, Condition 3, Condition 4") is directly related to United States military manuals on their issued firearms.…
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5 Hazards Of Gun Use — And How To Prevent Them

There's hazards to any activity in life. Whether it's crossing a street or driving to the local gas station, there's a chance something goes very wrong, very quickly. With guns, it's no different. The good news is there are quite a few ways to avoid…
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60 Minutes Does ‘Study’, Finds That Bullets Can Cause Damage

Last Sunday, the “news” program 60 Minutes ran a story it called “What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?”  The producer of the piece, Ashley Velie, claimed the intent was to present a story that was “completely apolitical.”  From…
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Poll And Commentary On ‘Round In The Chamber Or Not’

I've been following the page A Good Guy With A Gun since close to the beginning, and noticed a poll that they did over the last few days. The question: To Carry Chambered, Or Not? Out of 1,300 votes, here's how things ended: Since the beginning of Concealed…
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Which Round For Self-Defense?

Self-defense rounds compared. From L to R; .380 ACP, 9 mm Luger, .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, .44 Special, .44 Magnum, .45 Colt   When we consider the choice of caliber for our concealed carry gun, we often stick to the well-known choices: .380,…
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Man Brutally Slain By Bear Because He Lacked a Round in the Chamber

TETON COUNTY, WY -- A man was tragically killed in a bear attack while hunting elk earlier this year, reports. While fatal bear attacks are extremely uncommon, but not unheard of, the worst part of this killing is that the loss of life seems…