Staying Safe At Motels & Hotels

I’ve been traveling more frequently in the past three years, the more I observed and figured out ways to defend myself if such hostile situation were to present itself. A lot of us travel for leisure or work related, which is why we should take the appropriate steps keep our selves and love ones safe while lodging. First off, let’s start with an Infographic – Hotel for Single Gal, this also applies to single guys, family or groups as well.

Let’s dive into discussing how the armed citizen can use various methods to protect his or herself when staying at motels and hotels. Continue reading “Staying Safe At Motels & Hotels” »

Green Ops – Defensive Pistol II Review


Are you looking to advance your defensive pistol training skills to another level? If you live in Northern Virginia or vicinity, give Green Ops a shot. I’ll guarantee it’s worth your time and it will definitely upgrade your skills to a whole new level. Seconds is life, why not train with the best?

After taking several courses over the past three years from the area’s sought after defensive firearms training factory FPF Training, I was offered by Mike Green from Green Ops to be their special guest. It was an honor to partake in their Defensive Pistol II course. This is my first class with them. Continue reading “Green Ops – Defensive Pistol II Review” »

Restaurant Robbery in Lima Peru – What Can We Learn From This? (Video)

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Armed citizens, take a look at this incident carefully. If you were in his position, what could you have done better?
Synopsis: A businessman withdrew large sums of cash then came to the restaurant with his buddy in Rimac district of Lima, next thing you know is all hell breaks loose 😯
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9 mm 147 Grain Duty Load Testing

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The three most popular self-defense 9mm loads out there and we civilians all want to have these in our carry pistols. OK, the Gold Dot G2 happen to be in his testing but I’ll be looking at the Federal HST and Winchester Ranger T Series closer.

Thanks to member DocGKR (Dr. Gary Roberts) for sharing us his data results.
Test were also conducted through windshield glass, a lot of attacks happen while you are in and around your car. Continue reading “9 mm 147 Grain Duty Load Testing” »

Minute Man Rifle Course By FPF Training – Review

You just bought your first AR-15 rifle, or owned one for sometime but have a shallow knowledge of it’s fundamentals and defensive use. You heard about some fun carbine defensive tactical courses but knowing you don’t qualify because of not having the basic solid foundation skill set require to operate this rifle platform in the way it’s meant to. Are you a concealed carrier who want’s to know how to use a rifle in self-defense efficiently?

Minute Man Rifle Course is the gateway course to other intermittent and advance defensive AR-15 courses such as, course offer by Green-Ops, the legendary Pat Rogers (unfortunately who left our world 😥 , and many more well known advance rifle classes and training companies. The class takes place on a private outdoor range in Culpeper Virginia. Continue reading “Minute Man Rifle Course By FPF Training – Review” »

Complying Doesn’t Mean You Will Be Safe

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I had a colleague said he doesn’t need a gun or skills to protect himself from others. His comments were, “I always stay out of trouble, stay away from bad neighborhoods, mind my own business. If someone mugs me, I’ll just comply with them and give them my wallet.” Well, how naive and uninformed you are buddy. Criminals pick when and where, sometimes you can’t avoid them, you just have to be ready. Continue reading “Complying Doesn’t Mean You Will Be Safe” »

7.62×39 Is The Ideal Choice For Short Barrels

7.62x39 velocities in various barrel lengths
7.62×39 velocities in various barrel lengths chart

If you need a small package without sacrificing much thermal performance due to a shorter barrel, the 7.62×39 is short barrel yugo m92perfect for a SBR AK or an AK pistol. Unlike the lighter 22 cal (.223/5.56×45) which relies on high velocity for it’s devastating thermal ballistic results. There are some premium 5.56×45 loads that work great in shorter barrels such as the popular 14″ lengths but these loads are expensive and can be hard to find. Continue reading “7.62×39 Is The Ideal Choice For Short Barrels” »

Thoughts On Active Shooter Situations

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A brief rundown on what you should do in case of an active shooter(s) invent. This is taken from a retired Virginia Sheriffs Department captain.

1.  At the first inkling, get in motion!  Don’t hesitate, nor dither.  Don’t freeze and stay in one place.  Terrorists are weakest and least organized at the very beginning, as their plan is just starting to unfold.  That is the time to make your move, whatever form that takes.  As terrorists consolidate their control, your options will rapidly dry-up!

2.  Be aware of all exits, not just the door you came in through.  Know how you are going to get to an exit, and out of there, quickly.
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Virginia Restaurant Owner Quickly Takes Control of The Robber’s Gun


This brave and skillful Chinese store owner seems to know what she was doing. The bad guy was already up next to her with his drawn gun. Question, would you draw your gun on an already drawn gun? That’s probably not a good idea. There are few ways you can distract the bad guy to gain distance before you draw your gun and shoot, but what she did worked out great for her. Continue reading “Virginia Restaurant Owner Quickly Takes Control of The Robber’s Gun” »