What SHOULD you carry? EDC Continued…

Last week I shared my opinion on what most civilian gun owners who carry concealed should focus on and carry every day… I tried to frame my argument in terms of absolute needs as opposed to wants with the aim of preparing for the probable vs. the possible. I was gratified by the number of […]

What Do You Need? Some Thoughts on Mindset and EDC…

In this post, I want to talk about what is REALLY needed by the average person that carries a concealed weapon every day, and I want to do so against the backdrop of the ubiquitous “Every Day Carry” (EDC) discussion. I can actually summarize it in one sentence, and I’m not being flippant. Abide by […]

Riddle Me This…

Let me start this post by saying that I think that the American gun culture is currently in a state of flux. This can be a good thing, and as gun owners, we have a responsibility to participate in this transformation in ways that are to our advantage, rather than in ways that are not. […]

Visiting the Great American Outdoor Show

This weekend I had the opportunity to ride with friends to go and see the Great American Outdoor Show held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. The show runs February 6th-14th this year, and is worth a visit if you’re at all interested in guns, knives, archery, hunting, or fishing. While I […]

Cross-Draw for the Win!…..or Not.

I’ve recently seen a number of posts and arguments on the gun forums advocating for cross-draw as a means of effective self-defense carry.  Some of these same people poo-poo appendix carry (AIWB, see here and here) as too dangerous to self and too uncomfortable.  I thought it might be useful to write a little something – […]