Here in Carteach0 land, carry pistols have varied little over the years. In fact, they amount to three choices, depending on various factors. A Colt Combat Commander in .45ACP, a Taurus model 85 snubby in .38 Special, and a Smith & Wesson M&P 9c compact 9mm. Ninety-five percent of the time the M&P won the draw, and was in my holster as I left the house. Read this post to get all the details.
The M&P has features I approve of in a carry pistol. Ease of operation tops the list, as it has no external safeties to deal with. The only controls that need be learned are the trigger, the magazine release, and the slide release. The M&P is also as reliable as any autoloader, and better than most. It gobbles up just about any ammunition, both factory and handloads, and shoots them straight. It’s an accurate pistol—very accurate considering its size.Read More >
Most of the hype and popularity of survival and preparedness–especially urban survival–is based on watching spy movies and won’t do a thing when you’re in a real-life survival situation. Read this post to discover a few of the important survival techniques to master.Read More >
Karen Monez has held titles in precision rifle and Cowboy Action Shooting. She has won three world championship titles in Single Action Shooting and set 97 world and national records in rifle shooting. She certainly deserves her spot in the Who is Who of Women Shooters of the 20th Century. In 1979, she won gold in women’s air rifle at the world championship in Seoul, Korea. And she has brought the TCU women’s rifle team up to speed in just three years, with the team tying for fifth in the nation.Read More >