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5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

When faced with a threat, a home-defense shotgun can be quite the equalizer, but only...
Browning Hi Power: Revisiting a 20th-Century Classic

Browning Hi Power: Revisiting a 20th-Century Classic

Though Browning discontinued its Hi Power, there are still plenty floating around the market. Sheriff...
The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

It's often said that the first rule of gunfighting is to have a gun. According...
Should You Alter Your Concealed-Carry Gun?

Should You Alter Your Concealed-Carry Gun?

Is modifying your concealed-carry gun a good idea? Here are a few thoughts from Sheriff...
Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Should you choose a new concealed-carry gun with a different fire-control system, take your time...
Smith & Wesson Model 442 Revolver: My Concealed-Carry Companion

Smith & Wesson Model 442 Revolver: My Concealed-Carry Companion

Finding something that works for you—and sticking with it—is a good thing. That's why Sheriff...
Front-Sight Focus: An Essential Aspect of Defensive Shooting

Front-Sight Focus: An Essential Aspect of Defensive Shooting

Some defensive-shooting techniques eschew the traditional front-sight focus, saying it slows down a defensive shooter....
The Statistics of Self-Defense: Don't Bet Your Life on Averages

The Statistics of Self-Defense: Don't Bet Your Life on Averages

Don’t base your self-defense strategy on the average anything. You’re not average, right?
Behind the Gun: Pistol Training vs. Pistol Choice

Behind the Gun: Pistol Training vs. Pistol Choice

As Sheriff Jim highlights in these anecdotes, there's much more to personal defense than just...
4 Reasons Why You Need a Reload for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

4 Reasons Why You Need a Reload for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

The only time you have too much ammo is when you have to move it...
Injured in an Attack? Stay in the Fight.

Injured in an Attack? Stay in the Fight.

In any sort of fight, the possibility of injury is real. Be prepared to do...
'FBI Miami Firefight': Lessons Learned

'FBI Miami Firefight': Lessons Learned

The 1986 Miami firefight involving the FBI and two bank robbers was a major catalyst...
The Return of the Smith & Wesson Model 19

The Return of the Smith & Wesson Model 19

Everyone should have a favorite wheelgun. Sheriff Jim's hearkens back to his days in Texas...
Hollywood Gun-Handling: Don't Believe What You See

Hollywood Gun-Handling: Don't Believe What You See

As shocking as it may be to hear, what you see on television and in...
Drop Your Gun at the Range? Let It Fall.

Drop Your Gun at the Range? Let It Fall.

Despite recent incidents regarding dropped handguns, the best practice for dealing with a dropped pistol...
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