When the weather gets warm, the clothes get skimpy and a lot of gun owners leave their concealed carry guns at home in the safe. We talk about this every year but this time we’ve got a new piece of advice to this persistent self-defense dilemma: get a summer intern.
With Memorial day upon us and folks across the nation preparing themselves to honor our veterans, Guns.com thought it would be a good idea to spotlight a time honored tradition amongst gunnies: the BBQ gun.
In war and gun legislation, much is made about magazine capacity and with insane new laws popping up like weeds in my own backyard, I think it’s time to talk about the realities of only have a bullet for every finger on you in some places. Said better, can a shooter really stake his life on six (or seven) bullets?
“I’ve heard gun control advocates ask blithely, “Why would our government ever want to hurt its own people?”…To that I say it isn’t self-evident because it never has been, and I don’t listen to sheep because they never studied history.”
Newbie shotgunners often have an inflated sense of what their shotgun can do in the field, while crafty veterans know well that the simplest foliage—a patch leaves or a cluster of twigs—can defeat the mighty shotgun under the right circumstances. The best of them know how to defeat those circumstances.
I was in an exchange the other day with a non-gun owner about hunting that made me to do some hard thinking about more institutionalized attacks on guns and the cultures that support them, namely questioning the value of hunting your own food.
I’ve heard the bug out bag gun argument take on caliber, make, model, type, weight, capacity, material and application. But what happens when it breaks?
Thinking like a gunfighter like Wyatt Earp or Wild Bill Hickok is a smart self defense strategy and is more of a mindset than how well you shoot a gun.
With affordable semi-autos suffering from Unicorn Syndrome, Guns.com has been getting more and more requests for looks at large caliber survival rifles that aren’t semi-automatic. Well you know what they saw about asking…
Among the defense minded there is a school of thought that it’s wise to practice with lighter loads than you would concealed carry for defense. In the short, the benefits are apparent, but is this really a good habit to get into?