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Should You Modify Your Trigger On Your Carry Gun?

Very often, I am asked by my students about my opinion on the pros and cons of modifying the trigger pull of their carry gun. Owners do not typically increase the weight of the trigger pull on their firearm. For this reason when referring to trigger modification, we will be addressing reducing the weight of the trigger pull […]

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Cold Weather Carry Concerns

Some time ago I was a participant in a radio talk show here in Utah. A good friend of mine is the regular host. While listening I called in regarding the following question: “What is different about carrying your firearm in cold weather?” This was a timely concern as I had been practicing accessing my carry gun from […]

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A Happy and Safe Halloween 2015

Every October 31, children all over go door to door, trick-or-treating. It is very important to take safety precautions and prepare before allowing your children to go out. Before your children go trick or treating, please ensure the following things: All children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult or someone […]

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Why and How to Check Your Ammunition For Inperfections

Image from HandgunForum.net While many of us check our carry guns and equipment religiously, how many check your ammunition?  A recent article by Patrick Sweeney discussing “one in a million” ammo accidents got me to thinking:  “What have I seen or experienced that has changed the way I handle my ammunition that may benefit another […]

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What Is Cognitive Dissonance and What Does it Have to Do With Politics and Gun Safety

**Warning… some science and psychology in this article… reader beware! Among the most natural of human instincts is the need to convince oneself that one’s actions are good and acceptable. In order to understand what is generally called self-justification we have to start with another scientific term; cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance is used to describe […]

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