5 Things You Didn't Know About Glock
06February

5 Things You Didn't Know About Glock

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense  Standing as one of the most prolific gun makers of the 20th century, Glock has become one of the most recognizable names and guns in the world. With a foothold in the gun industry since the mid-1980

Weapon Lights: Do They Belong on a CCW Gun?
06February

Weapon Lights: Do They Belong on a CCW Gun?

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U.S. Precision Defense I’m on record (several times, actually) as stating that I remain unconvinced that a weapon-mounted light (WML) is anything like a necessity on a CCW handgun toted by a private citizen outside the home. This

Let There Be Light
16January

Let There Be Light

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense In a recent CCW Safe article, former Marine sniper and professional mixed martial arts fighter Gerald Strebendt accepted a plea deal in the face of a murder charge for shooting an intoxicated driver named David Crofu

Half-Cock Notch: Safe or Not?
07January

Half-Cock Notch: Safe or Not?

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U.S. Precision Defense In a recent discussion, the subject of half-cock notches came up as to whether or not they could or should be considered a safety mechanism. To my way of thinking, leaving the hammer in the half-cock notch when not s

Firearms Guide 9th Edition Review
02January

Firearms Guide 9th Edition Review

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U.S. Precision Defense The Firearms Guide gets bigger and better each year the guide includes 73,000 guns, 1110 manufacturers, from 52 countries and 8000 printable schematics. The trick is learning how to page through it as there is so muc

5 Interesting Facts About Smith & Wesson
05December

5 Interesting Facts About Smith & Wesson

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U.S. Precision Defense Founded in 1852 by Horace Smith and D.B. Wesson, Smith & Wesson has been a pivotal member of the firearms community. Despite some bumps along the way, Smith & Wesson has continually evolved its br

Head vs. Holster: The Importance Of A Solid Self-Defense Mindset
10October

Head vs. Holster: The Importance Of A Solid Self-Defense...

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U.S. Precision Defense I saw a statement on social media to the effect of “personal defense begins in your head, not your holster,” and wish I could remember whom to credit for this piece of wisdom. I wish I had thought it up b

5 Things You Did Not Know About Colt
05October

5 Things You Did Not Know About Colt

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U.S Precision Defense Colt's Manufacturing Company has been a powerhouse in the gun industry for well over 100 years. Originally springing to life to manufacture revolvers, the company has utilized its superior manufacturing process