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EDC Handheld Light Buying Guide

Ike Stephens

EDC Handheld Light Buying Guide

Just a heads up, this article will be somewhat long winded. There's a lot of information to go over so that takes some time. We'll briefly touch on a few features you may want in a light but the main purpose of this article is to compare and contrast the different models available. Low light training from a competent instructor is highly encouraged so you can establish what it is that you need from a light.  This article will only cover SureFire lights There are many light manufacturers out there that make decent  lights. For some, this lower level of quality may...

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Texas CHL Holders and Church Security Teams

Ike Stephens

Texas CHL Holders and Church Security Teams

By John-Michael Gillaspy |  G2 Security Solutions   At least 4 or more times a month I get a call, email, or text regarding whether a CHL holder can legally provide security as part of a church security team. As both a CHL training school as well as a state licensed security academy, we are uniquely poised to answer this type of question. Before I get into the technical aspect, the answer is a definite NO. A CHL holder may not provide armed security using their CHL for a church security team or any other business/nonprofit. To start, what would you...

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"It Fits My Hand" | Buying a Comfortable Pistol

Ike Stephens

"It Fits My Hand" | Buying a Comfortable Pistol

  Mackay Barr | Battle Drill 6 LLC     I would ask that you don’t disregard this article as another one from a Glock fanboy, I own many firearms and though I love my Glocks, I love many others as well. When I talk about Glocks I simply find them useful as an example.   The phrase “it doesn't fit my hands” usually aligns itself with a particular firearm (generally referring to a Glock,) or the converse point of “this one fits my hands really well.” The latter argument I see a lot with people that bought a poor quality...

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Considerations Regarding Purse Carry

Ike Stephens

Considerations Regarding Purse Carry

Stephanie DiGennaro | Responsibly Armed Women, LLC.When it comes to concealed carrying, we ladies have quite a few options. We can carry on body (the most preferred way) with a more common IWB or OWB holster or we can use a thigh holster or a bra holster. We can also off body carry with something designed for carrying off body such as a day planner, brief case, or more commonly a purse.   Concealed carry purses are designed with a pocket/compartment specifically for your firearm. It typically has a holster which may or may not have Velcro to hold it in...

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