Firearms|Handguns Recently, Smith & Wesson has decided to discontinue the original M&P Shield 1.0 models. This decision to suspend production on the Shield 1.0 is effectively immediately, excluding current orders. […]
News|U.S. On Friday, Governor Kim Reynolds signed constitutional carry into law in the state of Iowa. The new law removes the requirement for Iowa residents to acquire a concealed carry […]
News| U.S. On February 15th, Governor Spencer Cox signed constitutional carry into law in the state of Utah. This new law allows any Utah resident 21 years of age or […]
Yesterday, Walther Arms released its successor to its popular PPQ lineup of pistols. It has been about 11 years since the introduction of Walther PPQ back in 2010. Walther has taken the customer feedback along with their excellent engineering expertise to create the Walther PDP series of pistols.
Firearms|Handguns This year SIG will be adding another variant of its popular P320 platform to the masses. This time it will be part of Legion family. Recently, SIG announced the […]
Last summer, Zev Technologies announced their initial lineup of performance enhanced P320 pistols. Which lead to the birth of the Zev Z320 XCarry, Z320 XCompact, and Z365. Recently, Zev announced the release of the ZeV Octane 365XL. The bigger younger brother to the Z365.
Last Thursday, Speer announced the official release of their Gold Dot G2 Carry Ammunition. The new G2 Carry ammo was specifically designed and optimized for compact handguns. The new G2 ammo is available in 9mm, .40, and .45 +P ammunition.
On Tuesday, FN unveiled the FN 503 pistol which was designed for the everyday carry pistol for the concealed carry users. The new FN 503 comes in at 5.9” overall length, chambered in 9mm, and weighs a total of 1.31 lbs. The FN 503 comes with a standard six round magazine and a eight round extended magazine. The new FN 503 retails at $549 MSRP.
Last week, CZ quietly introduce the CZ P-10 Mirco. The new CZ P-10 variant was supposed to be shown at IWA in Germany last weekend but was postponed due to the Coronavirus. The P-10M becomes the smallest and lightest P-10 in the series.
Last week, Wilson Combat announced the release of their new subcompact the EDC X9S. The EDC X9S is an addition to Wilson Combat’s EDC X9 current lineup.
Today, Ruger announced and released the Lite Rack LCP II that is chambered in .22LR, which is a direct competitor to the Glock 44 released a less than a month earlier.
A conversation that comes up at work a lot is, “What is your preferred method of conceal carry?” That is a very diverse and nuanced question to ask any ccw practitioner. That reason may very from user to user.
Two weeks ago Florida filed bill HB 273 which allows constitutional carry for Florida residents. The bill allows for residents to carry concealed weapons without the need of a CCW permit.
When conceal carrying a pistol it will always come down to user preference and performance. Some CCW practitioners prefer a smaller size for greater concealability a la subcompact handguns. The trade off with this type of handgun is that it has more snap to it and reduced magazine capacity.
When considering what pistol to conceal carry there are so many options. You begin to look at reviews on internet to see what the market has to offer. From there you investigate prices on Rainier Arms, Brownells, and Gun Broker. Still with no clear picture on your needs and what you want. Shifting through all that information can be daunting. With so much to read and so many different price points to take into consideration it becomes hard to find out what is best for you.
There is a lot to consider when conceal carrying. If you are reading this you are potentially on the fence about conceal carry or conceal carry infrequently. Deep down you are asking yourself, “Should I conceal carry? If so, why should I?” Today, I am here to help you answer the question, “Should I conceal carry?”