… the idea that carrying a semi-automatic firearm in condition 1 is dangerous is a myth. That’s why people have been safely doing it with 1911’s for over 100 years…
A good gun belt will make your holster and ammo pouch shine. If you have a quality belt, your holster and other gear will be held close to your body and stay in their proper positions. This is vital to a smooth draw and presentation of the gun when you need it.
No sooner did I put LASER grips on my little five shot revolver, then I started receiving comments and emails telling me all the mythological reasons why I shouldn’t have.
The wonderful thing about classic guns, like my Colt 1911, is that they are a lot like classic cars. With a little bit of attention and money they can be fixed up and made better than they ever were in the first place.
When taken as a whole, small revolvers offer many benefits for concealed carry that small auto pistols simply do not. Revolver technology may be over 100 years old, but it still offers one of the best options for concealed carry today.
It’s a fact that concealed carry permit holders want to help and desire to save lives. Still, when they come to grips with the horrible consequences of doing so, many have told me that they probably won’t.
The Model 66, along with it’s blue steel brother the Model 19, rode in the holsters of many a police officer for decades. In my dad’s day, the Combat Magnum was considered a dream gun by most police and security officers.
While we would all like to be able to shoot out in the open all the time, many of us live in cities and large metropolitan areas. In those cases, shooting out in the open is a rare event that takes planning and usually lasts all day. It’s a wonderful experience, but it requires so much time and preparation that it simply doesn’t happen often enough.
This month I’ll be shooting handguns. In particular, I’ll be showing off some classic Smith & Wesson revolvers, including the iconic Model 10 and Model 66. I’ll also be exploring the tried and true “snubbie” revolver…
One of the questions I get most often from students is, “How can I get a concealed carry permit in California?” I’ve been through the process in San Diego twice. The process has become a bit more challenging, but the reasons the sheriff will accept for issuance are pretty the must the same.