Product Reviews

Top Concealed Holsters | Dave’s Gun Tips

Top Rated Concealment Holsters Dave Gun Tips are short articles based on my 15+ years of experience with home defense, daily concealed carry and many defensive and advanced handgun training classes. I am not suggesting that my tips are right or wrong, I will simply be sharing the things that worked for me, and some of the things that did not. Today’s tip will be about holsters and why you should look for top rated, quality concealment holsters instead of…

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How to Barrel Mount a Streamlight Protac HL-X Weapon Light

How to barrel mount a Streamlight Protac HL-X weapon mounted light. I recently decided that I needed to put a white light on my AR 15 style rifle. I keep my AR-15 ready to go by my bed, ready to defend my family should it become necessary. The end result was a barrel mounted Streamlight Protac HL-X. I also realize that if I would need to use a firearm for self defense, it will likely be at night, or perhaps…

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USCCA Trial Membership | Try USCCA Risk Free

USCCA Trial Membership A common question regarding the USCCA is if there is a Trial Membership available. I will answer this and other questions in this article. What is a Trial Membership? The United States Concealed Carry Association is the largest company in America that is focused on the education, training and legal and financial protection for responsible gun owners. Membership in the USCCA entitles you to the best up to date information available regarding concealed carry, self defense and…

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USCCA Platinum Membership Review | Self Defense Shield Review

USCCA Platinum Membership Review How would you like to carry a concealed firearm, and not concern yourself with the legal and financial burdens that could come your way if you ever need to actually use it? Peace of mind is what you will get from a membership with USCCA. This review focuses on the Platinum level membership, which is the most popular as it is the mid-level membership that comes in at just $39 per month. It is very likely…

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Tactical Pants Review | Tru Spec 24 7 Lightweight Tactical Pants

What are Tactical pants? Tactical pants were made with police, EMS, SWAT and other law enforcement personnel in mind. However, tactical pants have become widely used by anyone who wants a quality durable pair of pants that can provide functionality when it comes to what you can comfortably carry in the organized pockets. Outdoorsmen and shooters are commonly seen wearing various brands of tactical pants. Every time I attend a firearms training course, I would say that 75% of the…

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USCCA Membership Cost and Membership Levels

How Much Does a USCCA Membership cost? **Update 10/15/20. USCCA has just increased the training and education benefits on all levels. Please go to this link to see all the new features. Just a few quick changes to note, all levels are now protected up to $2,000,000 Self Defense Liability and Claims Expenses and Damages* as well as $250,000 Self Defense Liability for Defense Expenses*. This is a significant increase if you are considering the Platinum or Gold levels. A…

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CCW T-Shirt Holster – Concealed Carry with a Tucked In Shirt

CCW T-Shirt holster: A Holster Shirt Review How to carry concealed carry under a tucked in shirt or when wearing a suit. How would you like to concealed carry securely, and still be able to bend over, reach above your head, use a public bathroom without worrying about your gun being seen or falling to the floor? A concealed carry t shirt holster will allow you to carry your gun while wearing a suit. Concealed carry in a suit is…

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Best Assisted Opening Knife- SOG Flash II Review

SOG Flash II Assisted Opening EDC Pocket Knife The SOG Flash II (SOG Flash 2) is one of the best EDC pocket knives you can buy and I will tell you why. This is the knife I carry every single day and have been for at least 15 years. I think this is the best assisted opening knife you can buy. Here is a picture of my first SOG Flash 2 that I still carry every day. What is a…

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Blade Tech Signature Holster- Classic vs Signature

Blade Tech Signature Outside-the-Waistband Holster vs. Classic OWB Holsters I was curious what the Blade Tech Signature Outside-the-Waistband Holster had to offer compared the the excellent Classic OWB Holster. They look very similar and yet the Signature is about half the price of the Classic. I own 3 Classic Holsters and have recommended them for years. When the new model came out, I wanted to see if I was recommending a $70 holster when the new $35 Signature was just…

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Why Use Snap Caps and Dummy Rounds?

Snap caps vs Dummy Rounds, why use them? I prefer using dummy rounds, or “snap caps” to perform my many hours of dry firing training and gun manipulation drills. I have been asked why use snap caps or dummy rounds when practicing these drills? There are many reasons to use them and I will go into them in this article as well as detail how they can be used for various malfunction and reloading drills. What is Dry Firing? Dry…

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