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Safety and Training

Throwback Thursday: Combat Shooting vs. Competitive Shooting

Hours of intense training, trigger time, weapons handling, and fundamentals are but a few of the similarities between combat and competitive shooting; it is also where the similarities end. This insightful article, sheds light on how the two types of shooting are similar but very different.

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Safety and Training

Throwback Thursday: Six Safety Tips for Women

Good news! Crime rates are lowering across the country. Despite that, the DOJ reports 99 percent of women will be a victim of crime in her lifetime. Carrying a gun doesn’t make you immune. A huge part of carrying a weapon is avoiding any situation in which you would be forced to use it. As an armed woman, situational awareness is your first line of defense. These six tips are some of the ways in how I go a step above basic situational to make sure I do not become a victim.

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How-To

Throwback Thursday: What Causes Gun Malfunctions (and How to Fix Them)

What happens when your gun does not go bang? Malfunctions, such as squibs, stovepipes, failures to feed or eject, misfires, hangfires, slamfires, double feeds, and short strokes, will happen. Your first fix for most malfunctions is tap-rack-bang! Learn more about how to identify them and fix them on The Shooter’s Log at CheaperThanDirt.com.

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