Recent gun control legislative attempts caused one of the most severe ammo droughts of the last decade. Ammunition is nowhere to be found, and, if found, costs significantly more than before. That stimulated many people to start looking for and hoard ammo, either for training, or “just in case”. In this article, I will share [...]
Another article I have written for thefirearmblog.com. This time it is a review of the Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm handgun. Covers basic spec, special features, and my opinion on its ergonomics, accuracy, reliability, concealability, etc.
Check out my latest article I’ve written for the thefirearmblog.com. It covers quite an important, but frequently overlooked topic of ricochet. The article looks at the topic from a practical point of view – starting from definition to how to use it for your advantage in a self-defense situation.
I own a number of firearms for self-protection, sport and recreational reasons. I own a car for convenience and recreation as well. Both types of tools can take a human life and thus are heavily regulated. In the same way I always carry a driver license and an auto insurance card in my wallet, I [...]
In this blog I avoid politics. It was intended to be a purely education resource and I never engaged in any pro vs. anti-gun, republicans vs. democrats, or similar discussions on these pages. But the recent events in Newtown, Connecticut affected me so much I cannot remain silent.
Recently one of the gun blogs I read regularly has recommended a book Art of the Handgun by David Darom and Joseph Yekutiel. Both authors are from Israel, which naturally caught my attention. Although I spent more than a decade there, and served in IDF, I was not exposed to the Israeli [...]
When a new CCW holder starts carrying a gun on a regular basis, he frequently faces the following dilemma –is it better to carry a semi-auto handgun with a round in the chamber, or with the chamber empty? My opinion – only fully loaded, with a round in. However, do not just rely on my [...]
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