What Size Gun Is Best For Concealed Carry?

One school of thought is to conceal carry the smallest handgun in the largest caliber. But is this a hard and fast rule, or a generalization?

Inspecting A New Gun Before Buying

Alright, so you’re picking up a new gun from your local FFL dealer. But, aren’t there some things you should be inspecting on a new gun before buying? The short answer is yes.

Beginner Handgun Shooting: Distance and Progression

We all start out as beginners. Nobody shows up on the range for the first time and can drill the bullseye at 15 yards with a whole magazine. But what’s the right distance to start from?

Concealed Carry Test Questions (& Answers)

If you're looking for a study guide to help ace your concealed carry exam, then look no further. Today, I'm covering topics your are likely to encounter on any given concealed carry test. Additionally, the information provided was hand picked from a recent course I...

Welcome to Everyday Carry Concealed

My name is Mike and my goal is to provide you with all types of information for your everyday carry needs. Growing up the son of a Marine, I was raised to be prepared and adaptable to overcome life's challenges. So, whether it's setting up and maintaining your EDC bag, laws on concealed carry, or refining your medical kit we tackle the hard questions.

I am a concealed permit holder (for over a decade) as well as a firearm enthusiast. Many of my friends and family are former or active duty military, and I have consulted with them on many of the topics I cover in this blog over the years.

If there's a topic you want covered, or a question to ask, please feel free to leave a comment. Thanks for taking the time to review the material on this site. I look forward to any thoughts you'd like to share.

Concealed Carry Map

If you've got questions about the concealed carry laws or reciprocity of a certain state, simply click the state to learn more

Inspecting A New Gun Before Buying

Inspecting A New Gun Before Buying

Alright, so you’re picking up a new gun from your local FFL dealer. But, aren’t there some things you should be inspecting on a new gun before buying? The short answer is yes.

Concealed Carry Test Questions (& Answers)

Concealed Carry Test Questions (& Answers)

If you're looking for a study guide to help ace your concealed carry exam, then look no further. Today, I'm covering topics your are likely to encounter on any given concealed carry test. Additionally, the information provided was hand picked from a recent course I...

How To Decock A Pistol Safely & Easily

How To Decock A Pistol Safely & Easily

Being able to successfully and safely decock a pistol is a skill every shooter should have. Regardless of which condition you choose to carry your handgun, being able to lower the hammer safely makes handling any firearm easier.

What’s The Best Size EDC Backpack?

What’s The Best Size EDC Backpack?

Laugh all you want, but when it comes to your EDC backpack or bag, size matters. Ok, now that you’ve gotten the childish giggles out of your system, let’s talk about backpack sizing. Ultimately, the correct size backpack comes down to your kit.