Guns & Ammo Guide to Concealed Carry: A Comprehensive Guide to Carrying a Personal Defense Firearm

Guns & Ammo Guide to Concealed Carry: A Comprehensive Guide to Carrying a Personal Defense Firearm

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ISBN-13: 9781510713079
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 782,022
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Guns & Ammo
was established in 1958. It presents content covering the complete spectrum of firearms, accessories, and related products, is the most respected media brand in the firearms field, and reaches more than a million visitors a month online and 10.8 million readers in print. Its offices are in Peoria, Illinois.

Eric R. Poole is the editor of Guns & Ammo magazine and brings years of service from the US Marine Corps to the world’s most widely read firearms magazine. His experience as an armorer and his background with print publications at the NRA led him into his dream career of working at G&A. An avid hunter, Eric has enjoyed the pursuit of wild game from North America to Africa. Since taking the ropes at G&A , Eric has transformed the look and feel of the magazine while developing a personal connection to his readers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Eric R. Poole vii

Part I Concealed Carry Basics

Concealed Carry Considerations: There's More to Concealed Carry than Strapping On a Gun Richard Nance 2

Packin' Heat: Choosing the Right Gun, Holster, and Garment for Concealed Carry Richard Nance 9

Appendix Carry: The Fastest and Most Secure Way to Carry Concealed Tom Beckstrand 15

In Plain Sight: Carrying to Keep It Concealed James Tarr 20

Got Your Back: Carrying Concealed in the Small of Your Back Aaron Peachman 25

In Defense of Others: Third-Party Protection Strategies Richard Nance 30

Guns in Schools: The Debate over Armed Teachers Patrick Sweeney 37

Part II Combat Tactics

In-Hand Gun Retention Tactics: Retain Possession of Your Gun During a Deadly Close-Range Encounter Richard Nance 43

Close-Quarter Gunfight: Preparing for a Shootout at Arm's Length Richard Nance 48

Arm's-Length Showdown: Employing Your Handgun when Time and Distance Are Scarce Richard Nance 54

Perils of the Parking Structure: How to Negotiate an Urban Terrain James Tarr 60

Vehicular Gunfighting: Tips for Deploying Your Handgun in and around a Vehicle Richard Nance 66

Don't Blow Your Cover: Are You Prepared to Make the Most of Available Cover? Richard Nance 72

Part III Gear Guide

Holster Guide: Pick the Right One for Your Needs David Kenik 80

Freedom of Choice: Making Sense of Modern Holsters Aaron Peachman 88

The Shoulder Rig Richard Nance 94

Off-Body Carry: Sometimes Concealed Carry Requires You to Think beyond the Holster Richard Nance 101

Low Light Sighting Larry Vickers 107

Part IV Gun Guide

Deep Carry .380s: Considered by Most Authorities as the Bare Minimum for Self-Defense, This Little Cartridge Is Gaining New Respect Clair Rees 112

Carry Magnum: Putting Fear to Rest with the Ruger LCR in .357 Magnum Eric R. Poole 119

Constant Companion: My Choice of a Carry Gun Gets Some Refinements J. Guthrie 126

Carry Ammo: Choose What You Carry Wisely Richard Mann 134

The Next Brave One: High Quality, Low Cost Doug Larson 144

Pocket Solo: With the Kimber Solo Carry, You're Never Alone Richard Nance 150

The One that Does It All: The HK P2000 Tom Beckstrand 156

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