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Daily Defense #15: How To Load a Pistol Magazine
Daily Defense #15: How To Load a Pistol Magazine

In this video, Jeff explains the basic components of a semi-auto pistol magazine, how it functions, AND how to load it easily and quickly.

Daily Defense #14: Loading & Unloading a Pistol
Daily Defense #14: Loading & Unloading a Pistol

You've got your home-defense / EDC / daily carry gun, you've selected your ammo, you're getting ready to take a shooting class or hit the range, and.... wait, "How do I load the gun™"

Daily Defense #13: Self-Defense Ammunition
Daily Defense #13: Self-Defense Ammunition

What's the right ammunition for your EDC / home-defense gun™ Self-defense ammo should be RELIABLE, have proper PENETRATION, and must be ACCURATE.

Daily Defense #12: Safe Gun Storage
Daily Defense #12: Safe Gun Storage

Now that he's covered some basics of selecting your self-defense / every day carry (EDC) gun, Jeff addresses an extremely important topic: how to store your gun safely.

Daily Defense #11: Is a Revolver a Good Carry Gun™
Daily Defense #11: Is a Revolver a Good Carry Gun™

Revolvers have pretty much been replaced by semi-auto pistols in military, law enforcement, and many civilian personal defense circles. But a revolver can still provide excellent protection as your self-defense / every day carry gun.

Daily Defense #10: Features of a Good Carry Gun
Daily Defense #10: Features of a Good Carry Gun

What is your budget™ How much are you willing to invest in your EDC gun™ We all want to get a great deal, but with firearms as with many other tools, you get what you pay for.

Daily Defense #9: The Right Size for a Carry Gun
Daily Defense #9: The Right Size for a Carry Gun

Yes, size IS important - when you're choosing a handgun for everyday carry (EDC). Jeff recommends first defining your "mission": what you intend to do with the firearm.

Daily Defense #8: Choosing Your Daily Carry Gun
Daily Defense #8: Choosing Your Daily Carry Gun

Jeff shares his advice on selecting EDC gear - your every day carry firearm itself, plus additional equipment you'll need.

Daily Defense #7: Carrying a Firearm in Public
Daily Defense #7: Carrying a Firearm in Public

Jeff introduces us to "EDC" or every day carry of a firearm, also often called "concealed carry," since most folks don't carry a gun openly in public.

Daily Defense #6: Choosing Your Home Defense Gun
Daily Defense #6: Choosing Your Home Defense Gun

Jeff addresses an important question: What firearm should I have for home defense™ The answer depends on your circumstances. Who lives in the house™ Just you™ You and your spouse™ You, spouse, and kids™

Daily Defense #5: Why You Need a Home Defense Plan
Daily Defense #5: Why You Need a Home Defense Plan

In this video, Jeff turns to developing your home defense plan. This will include basic measures like closing windows, locking doors, lighting dark areas at night, AND being prepared for a disturbance.

Daily Defense #4: The Importance of "Situational Awareness"
Daily Defense #4: The Importance of "Situational Awareness"

The first step in taking charge of your own personal safety is maintaining situational awareness. "Situational awareness" is simply paying attention to what's going on around you.