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?

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.

Best Bedside Gun Safe: Biometric To Mechanical

Choosing the right quick access bedside gun safe, is an important decision. You’ll need to balance firearm security, reliability, and quick access. However, these aren’t the only factors that have a bearing on your selection of a bedside safe which fits your needs.

How To Disassemble A Walther PK380

Ok boys and girls, today we are talking all things PK380. Need an alternative to your lost take down tool? Maybe you need help with that pesky recoil spring. I’ll cover everything you need to disassemble your Walther.

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.

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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.

Best Bedside Gun Safe: Biometric To Mechanical

Best Bedside Gun Safe: Biometric To Mechanical

Choosing the right quick access bedside gun safe, is an important decision. You’ll need to balance firearm security, reliability, and quick access. However, these aren’t the only factors that have a bearing on your selection of a bedside safe which fits your needs.

How To Disassemble A Walther PK380

How To Disassemble A Walther PK380

Ok boys and girls, today we are talking all things PK380. Need an alternative to your lost take down tool? Maybe you need help with that pesky recoil spring. I’ll cover everything you need to disassemble your Walther.

What Is The Best Distance To Practice Self Defense Shooting?

What Is The Best Distance To Practice Self Defense Shooting?

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?

Is My Gun Safety On Or Off?

Is My Gun Safety On Or Off?

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?