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?
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?
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.
Training is an important part of effective concealed carry. Different schools of thought would have you practice your defensive shooting skills at various distances. So what exactly is the best distance to practice shooting for self defense?
After purchasing my Walther Pk380, I had some trouble using the factory labels for the guns’ safety. It would seem fairly obvious, since there was a simple lever and an “S” and an “F”. Surely, if the lever is on “S” the weapon was safe, right?