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  1. The phrase that makes me shutter and shake the most is, “Oh… I’m good with my gun.  I go to the range.” I hear this so much when I invite people out to the facility to improve their skills as a CCW Civilian.  In fact… I’m serious when I say that 99% of the time, that is the response I get when I encourage people to come train with us. So… that leads me to… Training… the word “training” is one of the most over used words in any industry.  Especially in the firearms/self-defense world.

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  2. The industry term for the defensive items that you carry with you on a daily basis has a an acronym called, “EDC.”  It stands for Every Day Carry… or the things you carry with you every day.

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  3. When I'm checking in on my Facebook groups, one of questions I see most often is "What is the best ____________ for my AR/pistol/shotgun?" Doesn't really matter what you fill in the blank with. It could be trigger, grip, rail, stock, whatever. Usually, that's all the information presented, and not a single specification more. When you're sitting on a retailer's site, especially one with a lot of options, picking out gear can seem pretty daunting. There's a wide range of pricing, quality, and designs. Let me see if I can recommend a few questions to ask yourself that will make choosing gear easier. They might also cut down on the snarky responses you get from the forums. Let me try to help you with buying gear with these 5 questions.

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  4. If you want to bypass the set-up fluff in this article and go straight to the “Lessons Learned” portion, look for this headline and start there: Let me now just break down my general thoughts about Off Body Carry and what I experienced and felt during one year.

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  5. The 6-Step Process of Attacks Why do they attack? There are many, many, reasons why a predator seeks out victims and attacks them, and there are a zillion ways and methods they use to go about executing their plots and plans. This article is very short and not designed to be a comprehensive and detailed breakdown of the psychology of predators.

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  6. Everyone keeps saying, “This has got to stop.” But, we all know that it isn’t going to stop. In fact it’s going to keep getting worse and worse until some fundamental things radically change.

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  7. I'd like to take a minute to talk about an issue. It's an issue that is slowly picking up steam, but still hasn't reached as far as it needs to. That issue is medical knowledge and equipment.

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  8. Carrying a concealed weapon is one of the best ways to protect yourself from those who might wish you harm. Anyone could be carrying a concealed weapon and you wouldn't even know it unless a situation arose in which the weapon became necessary. Of course, owning and carrying a concealed weapon comes with a long list of responsibilities. Here are a few tips to help stay on top of those responsibilities.

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  9. As someone who has used AR-15s and their government-issued brethren for well over fifteen years, I've gradually developed a list of accessories that I think are essential on an AR.  While I usually build my own guns now, there are plenty of people buying an AR for the first time.  If you're one of them, I hope this helps.  Please keep in mind that I tend to focus on defensive rifles, so if you're just getting a plinker, or working precision, your needs may vary.

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  10. In this article read about Women & Firearms Marketplace, statistical comparison, self defense and more...

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