When you draw your firearm but don’t shoot

When you draw your firearm but don’t shoot

What should you do if you feel compelled to draw your firearm because of an impending threat, but you don’t actually fire? Defensive gun use (DGU) numbers in America are hotly debated and highly contested. This article is not about parsing the data – you...
What is the best gun for home defense?

What is the best gun for home defense?

This is a BIG question. Like anything else involving firearms, the short answer is “it depends”. What I will attempt to do is break down some reasoning that might impact your home defense choices. First, let’s address the home defense needs. You can...
A note about Mindset

A note about Mindset

I have a complicated relationship with the word “mindset”. On one hand, it accurately describes an important concept. On the other hand, it is so overused, abused, and buzzed in our industry as to lose the intended meaning in most cases. I will try not to...
Selecting a Firearm

Selecting a Firearm

If you have never purchased a handgun before or have not purchased one in some time, you might experience angst or hesitancy because you just don’t know what you should do. There is so much myth surrounding what guns are best suited for you that it can be a bit...