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.
Recently, I went to a buddies house to welcome him home from deployment. While I was there, he showed me some new additions to his house that had been done in his absence. However, we also took a peek at his gun collection (and his safe) just for giggles. His grandfather had handed him down some shotguns and other firearms and it got me thinking about whether guns depreciate in value, and what factors impact prices.
Road hazards are no surprise for most of us. Every day we face a multitude of dangers on our local streets and highways. Flat tires, vehicle breakdowns, and automobile accidents are all par for the course. Fortunately, there are things we can do to prepare for the scenarios we’ll likely face along our daily journeys.
My kit has transformed over the years, as a matter of fact, it changes almost weekly. Depending on what I’m doing, where I’m going, and how long I intend to stay, my kit will adjust accordingly. However, despite these variations, my EDC weight fluctuates very little. Of course, there are exceptions, like extended camping trips or hikes when extra gear is required.
The 1911 model chambered for .45 ACP is one of the most popular and well known models of handguns. This sidearm was adopted by the military in, you guessed it, 1911. Over the years, the pistol has gained popularity among the civilian population.
Packing an EDC bag can be a big undertaking, and selecting the proper bag is a big part of the process. You’ll need to consider a large range of factors and features. Size is an obvious choice, but there are plenty of other features when selecting your EDC bag.