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Hands Up, Kid!
Hands Up, Kid!
Rick Sapp — January 18, 2019

My first job was to clean an office complex — back before political correctness ran rampant and a “sanitary engineer” was just called a janitor. After hours of “engineering,” I would ride my bike home to strap on my Roy Rogers gun belt, insert caps in the little six-shooters, fill…

The Ultralight Executive: An Ideal 1911 .45 Carry
The Ultralight Executive: An Ideal 1911 .45 Carry
Scott W. Wagner — January 17, 2019

When I saw the bobtail frame — normally only seen on high-end 1911s — of the Remington R1 Ultralight Executive, I knew I had to try it. I regret not trying a Remington 1911 earlier because if the R1 is at all representative, then I have been missing out on…

Knives: For Fighting or for Opening Mail?
Knives: For Fighting or for Opening Mail?
Kevin Michalowski — January 17, 2019

I once had dinner with a man who had just bought a knife company. He bought the company because, he told me, his research showed that the average American owns more than 15 knives, and knives currently rank very high when it comes to “impulse purchases.” He was convinced that…

Make It Work: Teaching Improvised Positions
Make It Work: Teaching Improvised Positions
George Harris — January 16, 2019

Prior to a student shooting from any position other than standing very still, that student should be proficient with the safety and handling of a firearm — particularly the one he or she is most likely to use. Marksmanship, specifically meaning the ability to hit a target on demand at…

Why Women Won’t Go to the Shooting Range
Why Women Won’t Go to the Shooting Range
Beth Alcazar — January 15, 2019

There are a host of reasons (or excuses) why ladies don’t flock to the shooting range. From discomfort or fear to lack of experience or even lack of gear, there are many, many “whys” that women have used to explain their absence or their avoidance. But I can tell you…

Don’t Buy a Cheap Carry Belt!
Don’t Buy a Cheap Carry Belt!
Kevin Michalowski — January 14, 2019

Don’t go cheap when you choose a gun belt. Your belt is an integral part of your everyday carry system. A good carry belt makes your holster more secure and more comfortable. This is especially true when carrying your gun outside the waistband. A good belt will keep the holstered…