The Sheriff’s Take

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Getting Good Information

Knowledge is power, and learning about situations of successful self-defense can help guide those new to concealed carry.

July 15, 2014

How Much Extra Ammo?

Carrying a reload for your defensive sidearm is a smart idea for many reasons, but how much is enough, and how much is too much?

July 10, 2014

Speak Up

Rather than silently curse poor gun-handling, take a moment to politely correct the person responsible. Safety never takes a holiday, and it's possible they just don't know better.

June 30, 2014

Extra Defensive Gear

What do a charged phone, a sharp knife and a bright light have in common? They're all items that should be part of your EDC gear.

June 24, 2014

Comfort and Comforting

Does your concealed-carry sidearm change as the weather gets warmer and concealment becomes more difficult? Smaller firearms might be easier to conceal, but are harder to shoot well and don't pack the same wallop.

June 17, 2014

Lest We Forget

While safety never takes a break, sometimes it's good to take a break from *serious* shooting and just have some (safe) fun.

June 9, 2014

Back-Door Gun

How accessible is your home defense firearm? Can you reach it quickly if need be?

June 2, 2014

If It Ain’t Broke…

It may take a little trial-and-error, but finding the handgun that best suits your needs is a worthwhile endeavor, whether it's the latest polymer wunderkind or a design dating back a century.

May 15, 2014

Where’s The Gun?

Consistency may be the hobgoblin of small minds, but it is also good for ensuring what you need will be where you expect it to be at all times.

May 12, 2014

On Training

Getting quality training on how to best survive a violent encounter is an excellent use of a shooter's time and budget.

May 5, 2014