Author Archives: Rick Cross

When Citizens Fight Back – Are We Training Wrong??

I subscribe to many industry periodicals and recently came across an article entitled “When Citizens Fight Back – Are We Training Wrong?”It’s about a well-known instructor and training school and what he’s seen over 25 years and thousands of students. 64 of his students (those who mentioned being in an incident) have been involved in […]

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10 Great CCW Guns


  This is from an article on 10 great concealed carry handguns. I have changed the article quite a bit and added my own thoughts and advice. Your mileage will vary when it comes to the guns on this list. For me, I carry a compact .45 ACP, the XD Mod.2 and some of the […]

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Reliability of a Defensive Firearm

The absolute #1 requirement concerning a defensive handgun is – It must be 100% reliable. In a defensive situation, you need the handgun to function when you need it to function RIGHT HERE & RIGHT NOW! You don’t know when that’s going to be – You don’t know how long you’ll need it to work […]

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