Holiday Safety

By Ron Mullins and Thom Bolsch We’re going to take a twist on the normal holiday safety article this year and go back in time to learn what we need to know for the future. It was the mid-1960; and boys around the age of 8 and 9 were being introduced to what would be considered today a para-military organization.  In reality it was just the Boy Scouts.  It was a place where fathers and [...]

By | 2017-10-30T15:55:56+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Buying a Conceal Carry Handgun

By: Ron Mullins and Thom Bolsch At a recent social event, the topic of carrying concealed came up and one of the participants in the conversation asked “What’s the best conceal carry gun?”. Immediately participants in the conversation were suggesting various gun manufactures and specific handguns.  Additionally, recommendations such as “smallest compact”, thinnest” and every version of caliber available for a pistol were mentioned. Last month we discussed buying your first handgun, and the thought [...]

By | 2017-10-24T13:47:23+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Buying Your First Handgun

By Ron Mullins and Thom Bolsch We have written several articles on benefits of having a firearm for personal protection and family security.  While we think having a firearm can provide an increased level of safety and security, it’s not the firearm per se; but the attitude and training that go along with it that increases the level of security for you and your family. However; if you’re new to the idea of using a [...]

By | 2017-09-05T12:36:00+00:00 September 5th, 2017|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

Keeping Our Daughters Safe at College

By Ron Mullins and Thom Bolsch   If you know a college age woman, you NEED to read AND share this article. This month, over twenty millions students will head off for college; some returning, some entering a new life experience.  And each year, almost a quarter (23%) of undergraduate women will be raped or sexually assaulted while away at college.  Take a minute to let that sentence sink in…  Almost a fourth of college [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 August 2nd, 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

Are YOU the First Responder?

By Thom Bolsch and Ron Mullins We all expect that a Fire Truck, Ambulance or Law Enforcement Officer will be the first to the scene of an incident; that is why we refer to these professionals as “First Responders”! But how did these “First Responders” know to respond? Someone witnessed an incident and called “911”.  Which means that witness, the first person on scene is “the” first responder.  With that thought; how would you react [...]

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