January 23, 2013

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SHOT Show 2013 Products and Announcements

SHOT Show 2013 Products

I’ve already written about the Glock 30S and the Springfield Armory XDS 9mm that were announced at the SHOT Show. But that’s not all that was announced or debuted at the SHOT Show. Here are a few things that may be of interested to those who carry a concealed firearm.   The Intelligun While this […]

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January 16, 2013

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President Obama and Vice President Biden Announce Gun Control Measures

President Obama Speaks on Gun Control

President Obama and Vice President Biden just announced several gun control measures that they proposing, but also some that they will issue Executive Orders to implement. He separated out measures based on what he will sign an Executive Order for and those measures that he is recommending to Congress to pass. Before he began, Vice […]

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January 15, 2013

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SHOT Show Firearm Announcements

Glock and Springfield Armory Announce New Firearms at SHOT Show

Two big announcements were made for new firearms for concealed carry. First, Glock announced the new Glock 30S. It’s a .45 caliber pistol that uses the Glock 30SF frame with the Glock 36 slide giving 10 rounds while still maintaining a slimmer frame.   “The G30S platform has been more than a year in the […]

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January 15, 2013

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SHOT Show Overview

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I arrived in Las Vegas this morning and headed straight to the Venetian Hotel/Sands Expo Center for the show.   After getting checked in and oriented we started hitting the floor. There was a lot to take in and tons of gear and equipment to check out. Obviously I was mainly focusing on gear and […]

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January 14, 2013

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Understanding the Gun and Crime Stats That Are Recklessly Thrown Around

Violent Crime Stats Breakdown

Since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre many, especially in the media, have started a full out war against the Second Amendment. Perhaps most vocal and outspoken of all on the issue has been Piers Morgan, the British CNN host. He has hosted numerous people including Larry Pratt, Alex Jones, Ben Shapiro, and others which in more cases than […]

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December 12, 2012

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Kakadu Hoover CCW Jacket Review

Kakadu Hoover Jacket Featured Image

A couple months ago I reviewed the Kakadu CCW Satchel Bag.  I was very pleased with the bag and I am still using the bag today in place of my old bag. I’ve also been wearing the Kakadu Hoover jacket. I live in Utah where the weather changes frequently. It can be warm and sunny […]

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December 3, 2012

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Bob Costas and his Ignorant Rant

Guns Save Lives

  Bob Costas went off on guns during half-time of the Sunday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles on NBC  He was mostly quoting Jason Whitlock while expressing his agreement with Whitlock’s statement.  Here is the statement in full:     Costas and Whitlock blame guns, rather than people for Javon Belcher’s murder-suicide that happened over the weekend. It […]

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November 23, 2012

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Aspects of Firearm Safety and Training

Firearm Training Skills

Firearm safety is the most important aspect to handling and owning firearms.  Any firearm owner must know, understand, and follow the four firearm safety rules at all times. For a beginner, it is usually natural instinct to place your finger on the trigger as soon as you first pick up a firearm. It may be […]

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November 9, 2012

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Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Online Renewal

My Utah CFP  expires on January 1, 2013 and I received my renewal notice from the Utah BCI last week. I decided to give their new Utah online renewal a try and I am extremely impressed. The process took about 15 minutes. The part that I felt could have been improved is they asked for all […]

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