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Three Great EDC Fixed Blade Knives Under $100

Three Great EDC Fixed Blade Knives Under $100   Due to the many requests for buying recommendations stemming from the Small Fixed Blades for Every […]

MDTS R.I.S.C. Model Part 1: Risk Assessment

  The MDTS RISC Model developed by Chris Fry & William Aprill -Rapid Risk Assessment -Intuition -Security & Safety -Control   Police are referred to […]

Home Defense Plan of Action

  Likely Threats  Burglary is defined as entry into a building illegally with the intent to commit a crime, especially theft. The average burglary lasts […]

Shotgun Carry Positions

Shotgun Carry Positions Not the sexiest of topics but safely moving  around others with a loaded shotgun is a critical and foundational skill. Go to […]

Firearms Safety Rule 3

Firearms Safety Rule 3   Firearms Safety Rule 3: Keep finger off trigger until sights are on target and a you’ve made a conscience decision to […]

Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense: Part 2

Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense   Before reading any further be sure to catch up on Part 1 of this series.     Buckshot Buckshot […]

Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense: Part 1

Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense     Context of Use The circumstances in which a civilian may employ a shotgun are likely going to be […]

Reinforce Exterior Doors

Reinforce Exterior Doors   With weather slowly getting better here in the Northeast more and more people are out and about. This may include those […]

Retention Shooting Considerations

  Retention Shooting Considerations         1) Robust body posture and forward drive.   In a contact distance fist fight or wrestling match […]

Less Is More: AR15 M4 M16 Carbine Maintenance

The M16, M4, AR15 family of carbines are highly reliable when maintained properly. However, I still see consistent issues with proper cleaning and maintenance of […]