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  1. How to Carry Concealed When It’s Hot Outside

    Alien Gear Holsters
    Concealed Carry During Hot Weather - Four Tips to Make CCW Life Easier http://aliengearholsters.com/blog/hot-weather-concealed-carry/ Concealed carry is immeasurably easier spring, fall, and winter than it is in summer. Here are some tips to enjoy the warmth without revealing your firearm...
  2. Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

    In The News (Good & Bad)
    Nice opinion piece by Stacy Washington discussing a new Pew Research poll in a National News Media source: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/06/29/most-americans-know-that-owning-gun-is-essential-part-our-freedom.html Stacy Washington is a breath of fresh air but of course, if for no other...
  3. Gun Belts For Big People

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    The human race is fortunate to include a wide spectrum of body types of all shapes, sizes and colors, but equipping those bodies with the right apparel can be challenging, especially when it comes to gun belts for big guys. The size of waistlines may shift, and where pants rest depends on...
  4. Why Single Action, Double Action Pistols Don't Get The Love They Deserve

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    If one looks at the pistols developed in recent years, one could get the impression that the single-action, double-action pistol is on it's way out. Why bother, some say, since the striker-fired (technically a striker gun is more of a hammerless SA, but whatever) design is so much easier to...
  5. Why Carrying A Gun Requires A Carry Belt

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Whether one is going to openly display or conceal their carry gun, a strong carry belt is essential. There really isn't any getting around it. Whether one selects a rigger's belt or a strong leather belt with steel insert, a stouter belt than a typical department store belt is needed. If one...
  6. Can You Open Carry with an IWB Holster?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    There is such a thing as an open carry IWB holster...but it's a bit rare for a person to use one that way. It's not that a person couldn't; it's just that they generally don't. Concealment with an IWB holster couldn't be easier, since you only need to drape a shirt over it. So really, open...
  7. Ammo Shelf Life: How Long Are Bullets Good For?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    One might wonder if there is such a thing as ammunition shelf life. It's a good concern to have, as ammunition should only be used if one can rely on it to be safe. Granted, one might opine that if a person keeping sufficient ammunition to worry about expiring is probably not doing enough...
  8. Should I Wear A Gun Belt While Hunting?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Wearing a gun belt is necessary while carrying a concealed carry gun either when one does or every day if one carries every day. But what about while hunting? It's actually something a person should think about. If one is going to carry a backup pistol while afield, then a gun belt is...
  9. What Are The Best Concealed Carry Positions?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    The best concealed carry positions are rather subjective, as each has their own pros and cons. There's more than one way to skin a cat, so to speak, and really the best is what's going to work for the individual in question. The most popular concealed carry positions are on the waistband...
  10. Choosing a Non-Resident Concealed Carry Permit

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    There are a number of reasons why a person would want a non-resident concealed carry permit, and in fact a good number of people do. Usually, the reason is to gain a greater amount of reciprocity, so a person can carry in more states should they travel beyond their home state's borders. Some...
  11. How To Wear A Hybrid Holster

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Holster design has come a long way in the past couple decades, as the hybrid holster has become perhaps more popular than the leather holsters of previous eras. There are hybrid holsters for almost any type of waistband carry and they are pretty intuitive to use for the most part. At minimum...
  12. Can I Get a Concealed Carry Permit Online?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Given modern conveniences, some may wonder if getting a concealed carry permit online is a possible. It actually is...sort of. It depends on what state you're getting a license in or from, if you're obtaining a non-resident permit. It also depends on what one means by "online." You can...
  13. How Often Should I Replace My Gun Belt?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Any durable good - be they cars, reclining chairs, gun belts or what have you - that endures wear of some sort will eventually need replacing. When that happens depends on the good in question. That said, it should be replaced when it reaches the end or nears the end of its usable life. Some...
  14. What's The Best Gun Lube For A CCW Gun?

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Does it matter what gun lube one uses? It definitely does - lubricant and cleaner are what help a firearm stay in good working order, vastly important for a CCW gun or other working firearm. A person should be regularly cleaning their gun and lubricating it, especially if they carry on a daily...
  15. Answers To More Common Gun Belt Questions

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    There are plenty of gun belt questions that people have prior to purchase. They should have some - this is an item that helps keep a GUN secured where one puts it; it's not like it's a pocket square or something trivial. From time to time, we do get gun belt questions, such as those that we've...
  16. How To Determine Belt Sizing For Gun Belts

    Bigfoot Gun Belts
    Gun belts aren't the same as normal belts, so one has to determine belt sizing for gun belts prior to purchase. It isn't difficult, but you have to get it right otherwise the belt will be all wrong. Belt sizing for a gun belt makes the difference between a big, sturdy belt that one doesn't...
  17. State of Emergency

    Ammunition & Reloading
    Last week a state of emergency was declared in Florida due to Hurricane Erika. Fortunately we were unaffected by the storm. Did you know that during a state of emergency effects the sales of guns and ammo? I've attached the statute - it's good to be informed and stock up on what you need ahead...
  18. Ceramic Guns in schools?

    In The News (Good & Bad)
    According to the local news channel in Jacksonville ceramic guns can make it past metal detectors at the local Duval County schools and that is why they don't have them. :rofl News for JAX report. :dunno
  19. Tactical U - New Video - June Fighting Rifle Course

    Training and Tactics
    If you are still standing in a range stall, putting holes in paper, your missing out. Come train with us at the upcoming High Risk Concealed Carry Course, 7/9/11.
  20. Lakeland gun show

    Firearms Chat
    Coming up in less than 30 days! Lakeland Gun Show When Saturday, Sep 18, 2010 Where The Lakeland Center 701 W. Lime St. Lakeland, FL (map) All shows held at The Lakeland Center 701 West Lime St. Lakeland, Florida Guns and Blades OVER 600 TABLES Buy, sell, trade, free appraisals...