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Reholster without looking? Grab for a falling gun?

So here’s a surveillance video of an off-duty cop in an elevator, talking to his wife. Apparently, the gun riding in his holster just behind his right hip felt uncomfortable to him, so he took advantage of a private moment … Continue reading

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Annie, get your gear

A few days ago on Facebook, I posted a question about why there aren’t as many women as men in midlevel or advanced firearms training classes. There were a lot of answers. One of the things that came up was … Continue reading

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Lessons from the headlines #6: How _not_ to check out your new holster

Over the years, several people have wondered why I recommend never putting a loaded gun into your new holster right away. “Wait, what? Did she just say not to use my new holster immediately??” Why, yes. Yes I did. Never … Continue reading

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Purse advice

Disclaimer first: I am not a fan of off-body carry (such as in a purse, pack, or bag) unless you’ve tried everything else & truly have no other reasonable options. That said, I’ll put my collection of holster purses up … Continue reading

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The holster pile

It’s safe to say that I have a few more holsters than the average. I sorted through them this week and boy howdy was that a big job. But now they are all neatly organized, labeled,  entered on the spreadsheet, … Continue reading

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Chambered or not?

From time to time, people ask me, “Should I carry the gun completely loaded, with a round in the chamber?” The short answer is: yes. There are a lot of reasons for that, and most of the people who ask … Continue reading

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Dressing room

When shopping for a new pair of pants while armed, Jennifer wanted to know how other people handle the dressing room. Good question! Here’s what I do. First, the rules: I do not leave the firearm unattended, even for a … Continue reading

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Break it in

A few days ago, we talked about how to check out a new holster. Today, let’s talk about how to break one in. Those of you with Kydex holsters can skip this post. The procedure below applies strictly to leather … Continue reading

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