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Ammunition Capacity: How much is enough?

Our world is rapidly changing, and the trends in violent crime are changing with it. For years and years, law enforcement and civilians alike have carried 5 or 6 shot revolvers. To this day, the “snubby” 5-shot revolver has a track record for civilian carry and law enforcement alike that is rivaled by few other platforms. “Five for sure” is what they say, referencing the dead-to-rights reliability of the little revolvers. If it doesn’t go bang, pull the trigger again. So do these … [Read more...]

Carry Belts – Equally as Important as your Holster & Gun!

belt, holster, and gun

When people make the choice to carry concealed, the primary focus is on the gun. After the gun is selected, the next choice is to use whatever money is leftover to get a holster. Now you’re all set to carry, right? Not yet! Even the highest quality holster won’t stand up to its fullest potential without a quality carry belt. A carry belt you ask? What’s that? A standard belt you buy at the outlet store or trendy shop is made of very flimsy material. They are not designed to be carrying … [Read more...]

Wisconsin Concealed Carry Almanac Intro

Welcome to Concealed Carry Almanac where you will find everything you need to know about concealed carry. How do you get your concealed carry license? Where can you carry? What are the best holster options? What are the best concealed carry guns? How do you obtain legal protection while being armed? Where and how do you train with your carry gun? All of these questions and more are answered here at Concealed Carry Almanac -- your online concealed carry community. We are an ever growing and … [Read more...]

Welcome Illinois concealed carry permit holders

Welcome Illinois concealed carry permit holders. One of the most popular questions asked in the concealed carry community is, "should i carry my concealed weapon with a round in the chamber?" The answer: YES. Watch the video to learn why. … [Read more...]

Avoid Legal Troubles by Not Modifying your Carry Gun

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Many handgun and carry enthusiasts enjoy tinkering with their firearms. They want the coolest gadgets, most accurate barrel, and nicest trigger they can find. All of these modifications not only cost a lot of money, but could cost you some legal trouble should you use that firearm in a defensive situation. Imagine sitting in the courtroom defending yourself in a legal case where you had to shoot a drugged up felon charging you with a knife. You drew your weapon and stopped the threat. Now the … [Read more...]

Hand-to-Gun Fit: How Important Is It?

Proper Hand to Gun Fit

I started off as a Smith and Wesson M&P fanboy and was carrying an M&P 9c. Despite my love of the M&P line, I got bit by the Glock bug. I just loved the strong and audible reset of the Glock trigger. I replaced my M&P 9c with a Glock 19 and Glock 26. I loved them. I later acquired a Glock 17 as well. I seemed to shoot them well and had nothing but confidence with their reliability. However, doing “same hole” drills, my accuracy was very inconsistent. I could shoot ragged … [Read more...]

Cold weather, Bulky Clothes, BIG guns!

Winter Concealed Carry

The colder months bring with it the joys of wearing warm and cozy clothes. The ability to wear bulkier sweatshirts and jackets also makes it easier to conceal larger carry guns or switch carry styles. This is very convenient as larger guns typically have larger capacity, offer a full grip, and are easier to handle or manipulate. Bulky clothes also reduce worries of your firearm “printing” or showing in public. With all these advantages, come some very serious disadvantages that must be … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Selecting the Right Carry Gun: In Honor of Eric from Facebook!

  Today’s blog post was inspired by Eric’s request on our Facebook page. Eric asked for a video guide on how to select the proper handgun to suit your needs and how to operate it. A video may be in the future diving into more detail, but we hope this handgun selection guide will hold you over until then! We will break this down into step-by-step instructions to simplify as much as possible. Please leave comments with specific questions for us to address. Keeping this blog simple to … [Read more...]

Concealed Carry Pistol 4 Position Draw

Concealed Carry Almanac

A topic widely discussed in the range of concealed carry is proper drawing from a holster. The draw that we teach is a four-position draw. This dynamic draw from a holster in four positions allows the opportunity to shoot from a variety of different positions. Typically, if you’re involved in a self defense shooting your not going to be able to get in the comfortable weaver or isosceles stance to engage a target like you train standing still on the firing line. A four-point draw goes like … [Read more...]

May Issue, Shall Issue, Constitutional Carry, and Reciprocity

May Issue, Shall Issue, Constitutional Carry, and Reciprocity Concealed carry is the legal privilege granted to US citizens to arm themselves with handguns or other non-lethal weapons on their person in public places for the purpose of self-defense. Each state has its own requirements or application process to grant this privilege to qualifying citizens. There are three different legal approaches to granting this privilege used by different states. First is “Shall Issue.” Shall Issue … [Read more...]

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