Concealed-Carry holsters

Concealed-Carry Contemplations

You took a concealed-carry class from a well-known instructor who visited your local range recently. You learned a lot—especially that there was a lot yet to learn—over the two days of the course.

This Camp 9 Ain’t Doing So Fine

By engaging in regular maintenance and periodically replacing the Marlin Camp Carbine’s buffer, owners can ensure their firearm functions optimally for decades.

Shortcuts to Shooting Success?

You are a corporate executive who has become interested in personal protection with a handgun and handgun shooting for recreation as well. Your time is limited, and the level of your shooting ability is dismal, to say the least.

Jam-o-matic?

Multiple culprits such as fragments from a broken ejection-port cover (which is internal), an overly long scope-mount screw or potentially damaged guide rails can affect the range-of-motion of a Remington 742’s bolt-carrier assembly, thereby causing it to malfunction.

This Mustang Won’t Run

Many years ago, when I was a beat cop, I carried a Colt Mustang .380 ACP as my backup gun every day. A while back, when I was practicing at the range with this same gun, I noticed that once the pistol had a few rounds through it, the trigger got increasingly harder to pull and finally failed to fire at all after several magazines were run through it. Not Good!

How To Fix a Ruger Single-Action Trigger

Here are some tips to lighten a too-heavy trigger on a Ruger single-action revolver.

What’s the Difference Between a Flinch and Trigger Jerk?

Unwanted movement, whether by flinching or "jerking the trigger," will often result in poor accuracy.

Tech Wisdom: How to Remove a Stuck Case

I am a reloader and have to admit I use my brass as long as possible. Usually, the case necks split before I throw the brass away, but this time only half of the case came out—leaving the front half in the chamber.

How Does a Thumb Safety on a Handgun Work?

Thumb safeties, such as those found on 1911s, are but one type of manual safety commonly found on many handguns selected for concealed carry and/or personal protection.

How to Use Automotive Products for Firearm Maintenance

I just turned 21 and I am in the process of buying my first handgun. Although I am just getting started with pistols and revolvers, I am pretty mechanically inclined, which I learned by working on automobiles and automotive machinery.

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