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New Member Introductions

Introduce yourself to the community here! ■ Rules ■ Getting Started With
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Featured Topics

Featured articles and topics in the community.
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Defensive Carry Discussions

Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions

Discussion regarding concealed carry licensing, issues, methods of concealment, etc.
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Open Carry Issues & Discussions

Discussion regarding open carry in those States where it is legal to do so.
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Defensive Carry Guns

This is the place to discuss what you carry, how and why or ask advice. Feel free to post pictures of your carry rigs.
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Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options

There are some really good defensive carry holster designs, as well as some very bad ones on the market today. Whether you are in the market for a new holster or just discovered another perfect carry option, let us know about it here.
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Defensive Knives & Other Weapons

Most people that carry a gun also carry a knife or other weapon as a backup. Finding a good blade is often harder than finding a good pistol or revolver.
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Related Gear & Equipment

Concealed or open carry requires some support equipment outside of a gun and holster. This is the place to discuss packs, lights, batons, and everything else.
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Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics

Discussion of defensive and concealed carry ammunition, ballisitics and reloading.
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Carry & Defensive Scenarios

Real or hypothetical, discussions regarding when you should or should not draw your weapon, shoot or not shoot, attack or retreat is valuable to each of us.
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Defensive Carry & Tactical Training

Concealed carry licensing courses, combat shooting skills, strategy, tactics, shoot/don't shoot training. It's all here.
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Defensive Books, Video & References

Interested in reading up on carry related subjects? Read a good book you would recommend to our members? Post your questions or recommendations here.
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Related Topics

General Firearm Discussion

The place for general firearms and shooting discussions that may not fit well in the forums focusing on concealed carry.
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Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion

This is the place for sniper, assault, military, law enforcement and virtually every type of defensive rifle or shotgun.
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Airgun Discussion

For all discussions about Airguns/Airgun products.
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.22 Forum

For all discussions about the .22/.22 products
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Home (And Away From Home) Defense Discussion

Home defense, or defense while traveling, is important to us all whether we carry concealed or open. All topics pertaining to the defense of your home, while traveling, etc. are welcome here.
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The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion

Discussions of the Second Amendment, Federal State and local legislation related to our gun rights.
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Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security

This is the place to discuss law enforcement, terrorism, the war in Iraq & Afghanistan, foreign and domestic security and the protection of our borders. This is not the place to bash police officers, which is *not* tolerated on this forum.
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Reference & "How To" Forum

This forum contains particularly useful "reference" and "how to" threads/posts aggregated here from other areas of the forum. Material must be nominated for inclusion. New threads are moderated and will not show up until approved by staff.
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FFL Dealer Discussion

This section covers topics related to FFL Dealers, 01, 02, 06 & 07 as well as non licensee interaction with FFL's.
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Bushcraft/Primitive Skills/Survival Skills/Camping

For all discussions pertaining to Bushcraft, Primitive Skills, Survival Skills, Camping, etc.
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Hunting Forum

Discussions pertaining to deer hunting, duck hunting, hog hunting, predator hunting and anything else in between!
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Vendor Deals

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Night Fision

NightFision 2015 Bailey St., Dearborn, MI 48124
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Alien Gear Holsters

Alien Gear Holsters - Hayden, ID
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Black Arch Holsters

Black Arch Holsters
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Camera Land

Camera Land - 866-9optics
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CCW Safe

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Nelson Holsters

Nelson Holsters - 828-729-3415
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Silencer Shop

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Springfield Armory

Springfield Armory
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Sponsor Buy, Sell & Trade

This subforum is specifically for our sponsors to advertise items for sale. Although new thread creation is restricted to sponsors, all members can post responses to threads once they are open. All forum rules apply.
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Member Buy, Sell & Trade

This forum is for advertising items for sale and not to be used to discuss the merits of particular offers. Please restrict questions and comments to the item(s) being sold. All unrelated posts will be removed without notice. All items must be related to the subject matter of this forum, with all forum rules applying. Members are allowed to close threads they start in this subforum.
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