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Is the High-Capacity 9mm the Right Gun for You?

The 9mm handgun is easy to fire and use, light enough, and features a good reserve of ammunition. The question has been, is the 9mm enough? The author finds the high capacity 9mm just may be the right choice for many shooters. You’ll find a lot of options in this post so you can choose the best solution.

Man in tan shirt and pants with his hand holding onto a gun in his waistband.

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Concealed Carry and Practical Defense

Make sure you’re properly trained and armed for situations where you need to protect yourself. Understanding that force is the last choice, not the first, is as important as knowing how to handle the gun itself. Read this post to discover how to get started.

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30 Days of Preparing for Spring Storms and the Stinging Heat of Summer Day 19: Five Tips for Carrying a Gun in the Summer

It can be much easier to conceal in the winter when we were more layers and cover garments such as a sweaters, hoodies or jackets do not look suspicious. Even though we wear less in the summer, fortunately summer styles and fabrics are looser. Covering a pistol or a revolver doesn’t have to be complicated with these more casual styles. An untucked Hawaiian or Polo-style shirt and shorts for men and a long cotton maxi dress for women are commonplace during the hotter months. The following are five tips for carrying a gun during the dog days of summer:

Young man in gray t-shirt and sunglasses with light brown hair points a silver Taurus Judge at a target with miscellaneous items in the background against a wooded area.

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Review: Taurus Judge

The Taurus Judge is a pure defense revolver, lightweight, portable and versatile loads. Read the post for load recommendations and more details.

Picture shows the right side of the Beretta Nano pistol.

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9mm Beretta Nano Review

The Beretta Nano is a sub-compact, striker-fired (Beretta’s first), locked-breech, recoil-operated, semi-automatic pistol. It holds six rounds of 9mm in its single-stack magazine, with one in the chamber—of which will fire regardless if a magazine is inserted or not. There is no magazine disconnect safety. Meaning if the chamber’s hot, the Nano’s gonna fire.The cool thing about the Nano is its interchangeable frame. It has the potential (on paper) to be a great carry gun for women.

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Holsters for Women. Stop Telling Me My Choices Suck!

I generally avoid ranting on any of my blog posts. However, being an internet blogger means I get to break the rules a little bit. So, I’m going to go ahead and skate on thin ice here, break the rules and write about something that has been chapping my hide lately. In the past few weeks I have been reading some men’s opinions on the proper way for women to conceal a gun. Yes, I know that most of our favorite outfits do not lend well to conceal carry and many of us are not willing to sacrifice beauty over only function. It is what it is. Get over!

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Considerations for Concealed Carry Handguns

If you ask ten gun store clerks about the best possible concealed carry handgun, you’ll probably get ten different answers. It is a confusing market with a myriad of players and they all claim to have the best of the best. A good place to start when thinking about carrying concealed is finding that perfect balance between handgun size and caliber. Deciding on a concealed carry handgun can be a daunting task. Know what to look for will make your buying choice easier.