Beginners Guide

Do You Need Your CCW Permit On You While Carrying?
This question comes up a lot.  Is it necessary to keep a concealed carry permit on your person all the time while you're carrying?  Here's a simple... Read More
What Goes Bump In The Night? 6 Tips On Clearing Your Home
When you awake to hear something rustling outside your door, there's a moment it takes your mind to simply grasp that something may be occurring.... Read More
Gun Glossary: Every Term You Could Possibly Need, In One Spot!
Republished with permission from The Well Armed Woman Ever wanted to know the meaning of a term used in the world of firearms? You shouldn't have... Read More
Guns For Beginners: “Paranoia” Is Your Friend
By Robert Farago. Republished with permission from What if you were the subject of this walk/drive-by shooting ? It’s... Read More
A Summer Without Printing: Tips For Carrying Concealed During The Warmer Months
Memorial Day has come and gone and now summer is upon us in full force.  After all the sweaters and light jackets get packed away until Fall,... Read More
4 Tips For Road Trips And Travel With Your Concealed Carry Firearm
For those looking forward to a nice long summer, it's always an added bonus to be able to travel with the safety and security of a concealed carry... Read More
Question: Do You Worry About Printing?
Over at, forum user MPaulHolmes brought up the topic of printing. Is it bad? Should I worry about it? Are people going to... Read More
Does Ammunition Have A Shelf Life? Let’s Take A Look
3 Ways to Preserve and Protect Ammunition A common question is, "does ammo have a shelf life?" Contrary to popular belief - it does. While modern... Read More
Is the Burden Too Great? Responsibility and CCW
Even while a record number of states have submitted reciprocity bills and constitutional carry amendments - there's still quite a bit of political... Read More
What Is The Best Gun For A Woman?
Republished with permission from our friends at What is the best handgun for a woman to carry? Everyone wants to know.... Read More
Carrying With A Kid And You Have To Draw? Defensive Daddy Provides Some Tips
By Defensive Daddy. Republished with permission from Growing Up Guns While the probability of us encountering a situation where we need to get our... Read More
Purse Carry Doesn’t Need To Be Scary: Great Info For Women Figuring Out Their Carry Setup
Carrying a firearm in a safe and secure manner is a huge responsibility for anyone that takes on this method of personal protection. While purse... Read More
Guns For Beginners: Can You Handle The Pressure Of A Potentially Deadly Confrontation?
By Robert Farago. Republished with permission from When I first started carrying a gun I found it an incredibly stressful... Read More
Shooting Hygiene: How To Deal With Lead Exposure
Ingesting lead is a serious thing, and can cause numerous problems for people with constant exposure. As you're likely aware, you come into contact... Read More
Safe Handling, Safe Storage Of Firearms Inside The Home
No matter what sort of firearms you have in your home; whether it be your concealed carry firearm, hunting rifles, or sport firearms one thing... Read More