First Time Shooters: 15 Things You Need To Know About The Gun Range

Participating at your local shooting range is a great shooting experience, particularly for first time shooters. However, there can be a lot of questions flooding the new shooters mind before they even arrive at the range parking lot.

Personal Defense: Comparing The .380 ACP and 9MM

Alright shooters, today we’re going to do a no BS comparison of the .380 ACP round to the classic 9mm round. The internet abounds with speculation about these two very similar cartridges, but is the 380 (a.k.a. 9mm short) a good self defense round?

Best Magazine Holsters For Carrying Your Extra Mag

When it comes to being prepared, having an extra magazine for your everyday carry pistol is essential. Even if your pistol is in good working order, a faulty magazine could spell disaster in an emergency scenario. So, what are the best magazine holsters for toting around your spare mag?

How To Concealed Carry In Business Casual Attire

Nowadays it seems that many companies are abandoning traditional business attire for more casual digs. Choices are somewhat limited for those dressed in suits, but concealed carry in business casual attire comes with all sorts of options and considerations.

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

Personal Defense: Comparing The .380 ACP and 9MM

Alright shooters, today we’re going to do a no BS comparison of the .380 ACP round to the classic 9mm round. The internet abounds with speculation about these two very similar cartridges, but is the 380 (a.k.a. 9mm short) a good self defense round?

Best Magazine Holsters For Carrying Your Extra Mag

When it comes to being prepared, having an extra magazine for your everyday carry pistol is essential. Even if your pistol is in good working order, a faulty magazine could spell disaster in an emergency scenario. So, what are the best magazine holsters for toting around your spare mag?

How To Concealed Carry In Business Casual Attire

Nowadays it seems that many companies are abandoning traditional business attire for more casual digs. Choices are somewhat limited for those dressed in suits, but concealed carry in business casual attire comes with all sorts of options and considerations.

Do Guns Still Use Gunpowder?

Over the years, firearms have evolved from muzzle loaders to automatic reloaders. But, has ammunition evolved in the same way and do modern guns still use gunpowder?