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First Look: Birchwood Casey Texas Star Plinking Target

Birchwood Casey is known for making targets and shooting support gear and now the company is rolling out the Texas Star Plinking Target, a new piece of range gear designed to make your training sessions both productive and exciting.

Review: Browning 1911-380 Black Label Pro American Flag

I’m a believer in the old expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Browning apparently believes in it, too, because its newest downsized Black Label 1911 makes a fantastic first impression.

How to Choose the Right Handgun Sight Height

In the past few months, I have had the good fortune to acquire two new Mossberg pistols. One is an MC1sc to carry in my pocket and the other is an MC2c I carry concealed in a belt holster. Both are as accurate and reliable as any handgun I’ve shot.

How to Perfect Your Draw Stroke

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the fundamental steps for properly drawing a pistol from the holster.

How to Adjust Your Rifle Setup for Body Armor

If you’re using body armor or ballistic plates as part of your defensive gear, think about changes you might need to make to your carbine.

Back to Basics With Bullseye Shooting

Going back to the fundamentals can always be beneficial, and bullseye shooting may just be the key to maintaining your skills, including your defensive ones.

New for 2020: Savage Renegauge Field

For 2020, Savage offers a shotgun that’s intended for hunters, but would serve just fine for home defense.

I Carry Spotlight: SIG Sauer P365 vs. Glock G43

In this "I Carry Spotlight," we're taking a closer look at elements of the SIG Sauer P365 and comparing them to the popular Glock G43.

Fight-or-Flight: Dealing With Body Reactions in Personal Defense

Recognizing how your body will instinctively react to a threat and planning accordingly will put you well ahead of your adversary. Learn how to deal with the fight-or-flight response here.

Premature Slide Lock: Potential Issues & Answers

Ever had your slide lock back when you didn't want it to? This issue can be an annoyance, but it can also be a huge problem when using a defensive handgun.

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