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Rob is the Founder, Editor, and writer for You Can Carry. He became interested in concealed carry, self-defense, and emergency/personal preparation as he got married and had his first kid. His new-found desire to protect his family and keep them safe led him to getting a concealed firearm permit from the state of Utah, which began an increasing love for firearms and concealed carry. He is a NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and a Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor. Connect with Rob on Google+
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Hydrapak Water Collapsable Water Bottle and Soft Flask Review

February 19, 2016

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A while ago I wrote about a hydration solution that I found to be excellent for trips out into the field. You can read more about the Geigerrig here. I’ve also started using the Hydrapak 500ml Soft Flask and 750ml Stash collapsible water bottle recently and have enjoyed those as well, implementing them nicely into my […]

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Glock introduces G43 Single Stack 9mm Concealed Carry Pistol

March 20, 2015

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There’s been plenty of rumors about it ever since they introduced the G42, a single stack concealed carry chambered in .380 auto, but now Glock has officially announced that they are making a 9mm version. Named the Glock 43, it will have a capacity of 6+1 rounds and an unloaded weight of 16.19 ounces. Glock has […]

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Should you shoot someone in the leg?

March 3, 2015

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Often, I hear someone who carries, or is considering carrying a firearm for self-defense say, “I don’t think I could kill someone, but I would shoot them in the leg.” Or after a shooting they ask “Why did they have to kill them? Why didn’t they just shoot them in the leg.” This has been repeated […]

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Eddie Ray Routh found guilty of murder of Chris Kyle

February 24, 2015

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A jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty on Tuesday of the murder of American Sniper Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield in 2013. The jury took less than 2 hours to convict Routh who pleaded Not Guilty by way of insanity. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  For more details […]

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Flugz Custom Ear Protection

February 20, 2015

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At SHOT Show 2015, Otis Technology was displaying a new partner company that makes “custom” hearing protection. Branded FLUGZ, it works in the same way as the molded mouth guards I used to wear when I was young and playing sports. They come in a container that acts as a case as well as a “steamer” that you fill […]

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Geigerrig Hydration System Review

February 12, 2015

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I was never a fan of water bladders. Years ago I tried them and they never seemed to work well for me. They were leaky, got water everywhere, froze in winter, were a pain to work with and clean, take up valuable pack space,  and are not conducive to allowing you to use the water for […]

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Ferguson Police Testing Less-Lethal Method

February 9, 2015

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It seems that the Ferguson PD is looking for ways to avoid a repeat of the Michael Brown shooting of 2014. According to Controversial Times, they are testing a less-lethal device called Alternative Ballistics which is a projectile that is placed over the muzzle which captures the bullet as the gun is fired and propel the […]

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What type of self defense situation will you find yourself in?

February 6, 2015

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I talk to a lot of people about firearms and self defense and frequently hear people object to the defensive use of a firearm based on specific scenarios that would not lend itself well to the use of a gun. As I’ve gone through my own journey of self defense I constantly picture myself in various […]

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American Sniper killer wants new trial location

January 28, 2015

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The attorneys of Eddie Ray Routh, the man who shot and killed American Sniper Chris Kyle, are requesting a change in trial location based on the movie’s success and the impact it will have on a fair trial. I’m not quite sure where exactly he wants the trial moved to since the movie is breaking […]

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