Long range shooting has become quite popular in recent years. This is due in part to the introduction of new calibers, specifically designed for long range shooting, and highly accurate rifles at reasonable prices. Take for example the Ruger American Rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The MSRP for the Ruger American starts off under $500…

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On June 30th, Ruger announced it latest version of the LCP (Light Compact Pistol), the LCP Max. The LCP Max borrows a similar action and functions from the much improved LCP II that was released in 2016. The major advantages of the LCP II over the original LCP is a much better trigger, wider backstrap…

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A LightTuck Kydex

At least once a week I get a message asking for holster recommendations. In and effort to reduce the number of times I have to repeat this information I thought it would be beneficial to you (and me) to include this as a topic in our On The Hunt series. Holster Requirements First and foremost…

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Ozark Armament logo

Recently a representative from Ozark Armament contacted me after reading some of our blog entries and wanted to know if we would be interested in testing some of their products. I had not heard of Ozark Armament before, so visited their website and social media accounts. They describe their company as follows. “Ozark Armament is…

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Firearms on an outdoor table

As the weather warms up here in the Deep South we trade in our Boots, Sweaters and Jeans for Shorts, T-Shirts and Flip Flops, but that doesn’t mean we can stop carrying the essentials. This month in “On The Hunt” we talk about modifying your EDC for Summertime. During the winter if you see me…

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One of the most important aspects of defensive shooting is recoil control. The more you are able to mitigate recoil, the faster you can get the gun back on target for follow up shots. One of the downsides to smaller guns like the Glock 43x (pictured) is they are “snappier” and harder to maintain good…

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In late 2012, I applied to become a home-based Federal Firearms Licensed (FFL) Dealer. After about a year of training people who were looking to get their carry permits, I grew concerned by the number of people showing up with sub-par guns or guns that did not meet their needs or abilities. As a Home-Based…

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Empty shelves

If you haven’t noticed, Ammunition is now in short supply!  Since the beginning of the COVID19 crisis Firearms and Ammunition sales have skyrocketed.  In fact, on March 20th the FBI recorded over 210,000 background checks.  This the highest single day number since the inception of the Instant Background check in 1998.  Many of the firearms…

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Range Gear

One of the biggest hurdles for those signing up for a Defensive Pistol classis understanding the gear necessary to complete the course. In preparation for the upcoming MAG40 here at Boondocks FTA™ with Massad Ayoob, I went and checked his website for a recommended gear list. Here is what I found. The Massad Ayoob MAG…

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Sidekick flashlight

If you have ever taken a low-light class you will quickly realize that flashlights are great defensive tools. They can also be extremely handy for those of us with aging eyes. So it should come as no surprise that I have a flashlight (or two) as part of my everyday carry. In fact, I have…

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