Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: Personal Defense

Down Range Radio #617: A Trip to Taurus

This week Michael wraps up his trip to Bainbridge, Georgia, and his visit to the new Taurus facility. He also talks about the Taurus guns that rang his chimes.

Down Range Radio #616: Mental Preparations

This week Michael talks about his confusion about what handgun(s) to compete with this year, and a bit about mental preparations, including dealing with emotions.

Securing The Sanctuary

It can be very difficult for people of faith to accept the idea that violence and evil must be met with violence. Unfortunately, the results of failing to do so can be horrible. Get your minds right, make a plan and take care of your family and friends.

Going To Gun Camp – A Check List

Helpful tips to read before attending your very first firearms training class.

Secure But Ready Firearms Storage

How would you feel if you came home one day to find a bad guy in your house brandishing a gun you hadn’t secured?


If you’re alert and armed with the right tools an encounter with a poisonous snake may be exciting but it need not be deadly.

Pistol Provocation

Pointing guns at people you have no intention of shooting to force compliance with your demands is poor business. What are you going to do if they don’t comply? Shoot them?

Avoiding The Fight

The best fight, especially a gunfight, is the one you don’t attend. No matter how it turns out, win or lose, no good comes from a gunfight.

Securing Your Home and Property

You can't create a fortress, but what can you do to make it tougher for someone trying to get in? The best defense is one that is thought out and planned in advance, has layers of protection and provides early warning.

Three Questions on Handguns for Personal Defense

What’s the best pistol for personal defense? How accurate must it be? How reliable should it be? These are the questions I’m asked most frequently in class, on-line and in person, so let’s go through them.