Let’s face it, we live in a difficult time to be legal gun owners. It seems almost daily the news is filled with stories of new pending legislation making it more and more difficult to purchase the firearms we want, when we want. While some states are holding their own, many have turned from once gun-friendly... Continue Reading →
What is the Best Beginner AR-15?
Modern sporting rifles have gained popularity over the past several years. If you’re new to shooting and looking for a rifle, AR-15s make a great beginner platform. An AR-15, contrary to what many uneducated in the field of firearms believe, is not an “assault rifle.” The AR stands for “ArmaLite Rifle,” after the company that originally developed the... Continue Reading →
WHAT IS THE BEST FIRST HANDGUN?
Buying your first gun can be a stressful time, especially if you’re inexperienced and new to shooting. As an instructor, I often get asked, “What’s the best first gun?” Many factors come in to play when you’re looking to purchase a gun, especially if it’s your first. Sometimes buyers are looking to buy a first... Continue Reading →
SHOT Show 2021 Has Been Cancelled
You can read the full press release here: https://www.nssf.org/nssf-announces-2021-shot-show-cancellation/
Working in the firearm industry, I get to meet some really cool people and work with some amazing companies. Over 5 years ago, I was part of a now defunct online firearms forum where I first met Murray Hill of MHLeatherworks. At the time, Hill, a retired US Navy veteran, was handcrafting custom leather holsters,... Continue Reading →
Irish Setter Vaprtrex Snake Boots: Not Just for Hunters!
Irish Setter Vaprtrex Snake Boots: Not Just for Hunters! by Annette Doerr Boot: Irish Setter VAPRTREK™ 1821 Snake Boots MSRP: $214.99 If you know me, you’re laughing right off the bat that I’m reviewing snake boots. But guess what, snake boots aren’t just for hunters! Sure, if you’re an avid hunter, you know the importance... Continue Reading →
FN RELEASES FN 509 COMPACT TACTICAL PISTOL
(McLean, VA – May 19, 2020) FN America, LLC, the makers of the world’s most battle-proven firearms,® proudly announces the release of the FN 509® Compact Tactical, the smallest and most concealable 9mm tactical pistol available on the market. FN 509 Compact Tactical The FN 509 Compact Tactical, available in both black and FN-signature flat... Continue Reading →
5.11 and SIG SAUER Team Up for “Inside the Blue Line” Documentary
5.11 and SIG SAUER Team Up for “Inside the Blue Line” Documentary IRVINE, C.A., (May 7, 2020) – 5.11, Inc. and SIG SAUER, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of Inside the Blue Line, an original content series that presents the reality and evolving demands on law enforcement today. In this series the Manchester,... Continue Reading →
Product Review: Alien Gear Grip Tuck Universal Holster
Holster: Alien Gear Grip Tuck Universal Holster Link: https://aliengearholsters.com/grip-tuck-universal-holster.html MSRP: $33.88 The thought of a truly universal holster, one that I can use for multiple concealed carry guns, is something that has intrigued me over the past few years. Being able to grab a gun, insert it in a holster and head out the door... Continue Reading →
Product Review: Follow Hollow Performance Alpaca Socks
Follow Hollow Performance Alpaca Socks For the past month, I've been testing these Alpaca Performance Socks from Follow Hollow. They haven't been released to the public yet, but the Kickstart campaign is up and running, and off to a great start, so I’m hoping they’ll be available to the soon. (You can find more information... Continue Reading →