The Self Defense category started this site. I began this journey to advertise my handgun permit classes. Over time the site and my mission grew
Now I see guns and self defense to be a part of disaster preparedness and not the main aspect of it.
I still teach firearms and still believe having the will and skill to defend yourself is essential, but it is only a piece of the total package. That being said, this category is still one of the largest on this site and it is second only to the DIY and Equipment sections.
While popular guns get covered more than enough, we rarely get to discuss the lesser known, but often still pretty decent firearms out there. Some well performing guns are highly underrated, so we’d like to shed a little light on some of our favorites.
No matter what type of firearm you’re looking for, you’ll see right away that the market is saturated with options. It’s easy to notice which brands and styles totally dominate your shopping experience, and in search of a new hunting rifle, there really is nothing wrong with going for a Remington. However, blindly picking the most popular weapons means you might miss out on some wonderfully unique and well-crafted options. Continue reading “4 Underrated Guns – Hidden Gems”→
How often should you clean your gun? What kind of gun cleaning solvent should you use? What happens when you don’t clean your gun? These are all important questions and you’ll find the answers here with our 10 Rules to Follow When Cleaning Your Guns
Properly cleaning and maintaining your firearms is one of the wisest things you can do if you want them to last for a long time and perform as they should. However, many gun owners often neglect their cleaning duties. Sometimes out of laziness or sometimes because they just don’t know when the right time to clean them. Continue reading “10 Rules to Follow When Cleaning Your Guns”→
It’s important to understand the relationship between the personal defense weapon you’re planning on purchasing and the kind of ammunition it uses. This article is about the best guns and ammo for self defense – at least some general guides. Continue reading “The Best Guns and Ammo for Self-Defense”→
So, you’ve finally got your perfect handgun, with all the features you need. Before you take it down the range, though, you’re going to need something to carry it in.
A good holster is essential for any serious gun owner. First a foremost, a holster protects you against accidental discharge, which can have very serious consequences. In addition, a well designed holster should allow you to carry your weapon for long periods, either openly or concealed, without being uncomfortable. Continue reading “4 Things to Consider Before Buying a Holster”→