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Oh, Spare Me!–Should You Even Bother to Carry a Reload?

In this article our friends over at Recoil discuss the ins and outs of carrying a spare magazine for your EDC gun. Do you carry a reload and how do you carry it? Let us know in the comments! -Chris   Story by Tamara Keel, Photos by Dave Merrill Let’s get this out in the open: You can count the number of private-citizen defensive gun uses in the U.S. when a rapid reload made the [...]

By | 2018-01-11T14:13:47+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ATF Implements instant Form 3 Approvals!!

ATF Implements instant Form 3 Approvals!! Originally posted here by The Firearms Blog.   In an actual blessing bestowed upon the National Firearms Act (NFA) community as a whole, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has begun rapid approvals of Form 3 transfers between dealers, distributors and manufacturers. In case you aren’t an NFA process nerd like myself, these non-taxed transactions occur between FFL holders to move registered items that will most likely be sold and transferred to [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 August 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Weapon Malfunctions in an Active Shooter Event- by Greg Ellifritz

Understanding the dynamics of an Active Shooter event is key when preparing for this all to common violent criminal action. Knowing what to look for in the event you find yourself in one of these events could give you the advantage and the ability to run, hide, or FIGHT! - Chris Originally posted here. Written by Greg Ellifritz *I originally wrote this article about four years ago.  I updated it after reading Ron Borcsh’s excellent chapter [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Don’t Take Murphy on your hunt!

OK Bowhunters! Our favorite time of year is fast approaching and I'm sure that you are as excited as I am. Right now you are busy finding places to hunt, scouting out places that you already have, planting food plots, working extra hours to build up some time off or any one of a thousand other things to get ready. I have been doing this for a long time and have probably (hopefully) made every [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Federal judge throws out effort by UT professors to overturn campus carry

BY MATTHEW WATKINS JULY 7, 2017 UPDATED: 12 PM Originally posted in the Texas Tribune here.   A federal judge has dismissed a longshot lawsuit filed by three University of Texas at Austin professors seeking to overturn the state's 2015 campus carry law, which allows people to carry concealed handguns inside most public university buildings. District Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in his decision that the professors — Jennifer Lynn Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter — couldn't present any "concrete evidence to substantiate their [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Burglary of Residence Prevention Tips

Some great tips as vacation season is in full swing. Article Originally posted here. Burglary of Residence Prevention Tips 2017-07-05 / HSOI In my neighborhood NextDoor.com, one of the leads of the Neighborhood Watch posts periodic information about the crime in our area of Austin and how it can be prevented. His most recent post was on Burglary of Residence and some tips for reducing your risk. Here are some helpful tips to help prevent home burglaries. Some of [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Texas House passes measure to reduce handgun license fee

Way to go Texas! We just went from our LTC fees being one of the highest in the nation to one of the lowest. This may cause a rush for those signing up for the LTC class required by the State to obtain this License so come on in and sign up or do so on our website here. Enter coupon code "2atrain15" at check out to receive 15% off your class. Hurry, this offer [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

10 Tips for Surviving a Terrorist Vehicle Attack

Written by: Greg Ellifritz of Active Response Training Originally published here . In the event you missed it, there was an ISIS terrorist vehicle ramming attack in London last Saturday night. This attack followed another ISIS vehicle attack on a second bridge in London, as well as previous Islamic vehicle terror attacks in France, Canada, Israel, and Germany. The United States has not been immune from such attacks either. In fact, one of the first Islamic [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Conroe “Guntry Club” With Private Club Amenities Offers Unique Shooting Experience to Public

By Erik Barajas Thursday, June 01, 2017 11:09PM CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- One foot inside Saddle River Range in Conroe and it is apparent from the comfy digs, personalized service and even gourmet food that this place is not your grandfather's gun range. This is a "guntry club." Just beyond the front doors, hundreds of the latest guns are on display for purchase. Off in the distance, food sizzles at the cafe and in the [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Suspicious Behavior

In many of our articles we discuss awareness and observation as a primary foundation to personal safety. But what really are we looking for when we pay attention? For most of us, our normal assessment application is to look at appearances.  If it looks like a “dirt bag”; we will conclude that it is a “dirt bag”.  As an example: if we saw a young person in droopy pants and a hoodie in a nice [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments