Gun owners often wonder about ways to loosen the slide on their pistol. Sometimes, it’s because it is new and they want to “break in” the slide. Other times, the owner has weak hands and finds racking the slide difficult. Whatever the reason, there are several tips and tricks to help you get over this hurdle.
There’s all sorts of tools out there for your everyday carry needs. However, the one tool most often overlooked is the pry bar. Many EDC practitioners dismiss this tool because of the limited usage. However, this very unique tool has one specialized job, but it does that job extremely well. So, why should you EDC a pry bar in your kit?
Gun shows are magical places, where firearm enthusiasts get to see all the industry has to offer. Presumably, all of the stock is priced to sell. But, are guns and ammo cheaper at gun shows? Let’s take a deeper look and find out!
New concealed carry permit holders always wonder about carrying a loaded firearm. Some people wonder whether it is safe to carry around a loaded firearm. Others worry that carrying a loaded firearm is illegal in their state. So today, I’m going to discuss everything you need to know about keeping a round in the chamber and safely carrying a loaded firearm as part of your everyday carry kit, whether openly or concealed.
One of the best parts about owning a firearm, is customizing it for your needs. Some people get a bit excessive adding attachments to their weapons that are overkill or redundant. However, oftentimes people wonder about the best way to maintain accuracy when firing their weapon in low light.
When it comes to protecting your family in a life and death situation, your firearm is often your first, last, and only line of defense. Hopefully, you’ve instructed your child in firearm safety and they have a healthy respect for your weapons. But, sometimes your children are too young to comprehend the importance of safely handling firearm. Or, maybe you have guests over frequently, and you don’t want anyone inexperienced with guns to stumble upon yours. In these instances, choosing a gun safe or other secure means of firearm storage are of the utmost importance.
There are four very important rules when handling any firearm. Before you can carry your handgun concealed with confidence, you need to be familiar with the basic safety protocols for handling your weapon.
Part of having an everyday carry arsenal, is keeping all of the pieces in good working condition. Whether it’s discarding expired medical supplies, evaluating the integrity of your EDC pack, or updating to superior tools — maintenance is key to successful everyday carry. However, the most important piece of your EDC kit to maintain is your firearm. After all, your life may one day depend on it.
The Sig P250 model is one of the more popular models in the Sig P Series. Early versions of this pistol, such as the P220, eventually led to the development of the P250. However, in early 2018 this model was discontinued by Sig Sauer, despite its success.
I’m all about being prepared, which is why I carry my EDC backpack with me everywhere. However, not everyone is as dedicated me in their everyday prep. For those people, they may consider carrying a miniature version of an EDC kit in their pocket. Sometimes these kits are made using an empty Altoid tin, or other small container.