Tag: handgun

Why I Compete

For about the last 10 months, I’ve been competing in one to two pistol matches per month. If it’s a good month, I can get three in. I have wanted to shoot competitively for nearly 10 years. I first learned about IDPA in 2005 having moved back to my homeland of Western New York. I remember spending time on their…

April 6th IDPA Match Recap

I haven’t done a match recap post in a while, mainly since I haven’t shot a match in a while. My work schedule put me on the road for a few weeks (with a few more weeks coming up), so I was unable to get out to a match. Thankfully, I made it home in time for the first Thursday…

Why I Train

I have decided that for me, 2017 will be the year of training. I’ve spent the last few years shooting a lot on my own, and while I’ve put north of 10,000 rounds down range, most of that shooting was pretty unfocused. This year, I plan on taking a number of classes. I’m not the first to suggest that if…

Why I Carry Concealed

Hopefully you’ve read my last few posts and learned why I carry a gun and why I carry it all the time, even in my home. Today, I’m going to explain why I carry said gun concealed when I’m out in public. For some people, this may not even be a topic worth addressing. When they think of a gun…

Why I Carry A Gun At Home

In the last post, I attempted to explain my thought process for carrying a gun in public. In the next post, I’m going to talk about why I carry concealed as opposed to open cary. Today however, I want to talk about why I carry a gun at home. A Man’s Home is His Castle You’ve heard that saying, I’m…