Guns

FIRST ANNUAL CONCEALED CARRY HOLSTER FASHION SHOW SLIDE SHOW

Since this is such a hot topic right now I decided to go ahead and post a slide show that Armed Candy graciously made of the event! Tomorrow I will have a detailed list of the holsters up for you.

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LIVING IT UP AT CRIMSON TRACE MEDIA DAYS

Saturday night, my husband, Dave and I checked in to Hotel 50 in downtown Portland, Oregon to kick off the Crimson Trace Media Days. After meeting up with Shelley Rae from Western Shooting Journal, we headed down to Portland City Grill for happy hour and dinner with the media group as well some really great reps from Nike, Otis, Danner, and of course Iain and the gang from Crimson Trace. Leatherman was kind enough to sponsor our dinner and drinks and provide us each with a LED LENSER P3 flashlight.… Read the rest

SUMMER CARRY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE PINK GUN DEBATE

My Sprinfield XD .40 subcompact with the extended magaizne, and my 4.5 in XDM 9mm in PINK!

There has been a lot of dispute on the internet lately concerning pink guns. Some people think that pink guns are a sexist approach by the manufactueres to sell to women; some people think pink guns are just a desperate attempt to make women interested in  shooting to begin with; some think they look too much like a toy; and then there are those who actually like pink guns.… Read the rest

THE SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR TRAP

 
This is a guest article by Nick from www.IndestructibleTraining.com . Nick has been studying martial arts since childhood, he now teachs both Kyokushin and Rifle Marksmanship. His blog focuses on integrating training across a variety of systems and platforms for the purposes of self-defense.
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Self Defense

Self Defense (Photo credit: Pioneer Library System)

Self-defense seminars are a great way to get the self-defense subject in front of people, especially those people that wouldn’t normally dedicate significant amounts of their time to training.… Read the rest

SIG P238 REVIEW

A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer

A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Four of the Sig P238s have come through my classes in the recent past, and I have had the opportunity to both shoot them as well as observe them in the hands of my students.

I realize that the P238 is by no means a newer gun, but with them recently becoming more popular with the female students in my classes, I would like say a few words regarding it’s functionality for both myself and my students.… Read the rest

GIFTS FOR GUN LOVING LADIES

You may or may not be aware that Packing Pretty is on Pinterest. I’ve got a handful of boards, one of which is the very popular Gun Friendly Fashion board dedicated to building a fashionable wardrobe for concealed carry.My newest board is Gifts For Her. I designed this board as a brainstorming tool for those who are looking to get gifts for the protection oriented ladies in their lives. This board boasts some great items from some really great people and companies such as Hot Caliber, The Mighty Pen CoArmed in Heels, and more.… Read the rest

GRACIE SHOOTING THE BARRETT 50 BMG (VIDEO)

Shooting the Barrett 50 BMG, what can I say? AWESOME! It’s a life changing experience…and not just financially—The rifle alone costs around $10,000 (that’s before optics or any other accessories), and each time you pull the trigger you just shot a five dollar bill.

My thanks to Gregg Smith and  David Smith for making this possible! Watch Gregg as he points out where I hit. Enjoy!

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PUNJABI WOMEN TURNING TO GUNS

Photo from Sikhchic.com

Our sisters in  Punjab, India are taking after their male counterparts in developing a love for firearms, and these women are taking it seriously.  Not only are these women obtaining  arms licenses, they are actually purchasing firearms and learning how to shoot too.

“Information acquired by a Faridkot-based journalist under the Right To Information Act (RTI) shows that in Punjab, some 31,300 arms licenses have been issued to women and 31,026 of them have in actuality purchased arms.

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GIRLS AND GUNS| A POST BY REBECCAGUNS

This post is from Rebecca’s blog rebeccaguns. It is such a great article that I had to have it on Packing Pretty. Rebecca graciously allowed me to post it here, be sure to check out her blog if you like what you read! 

 

So I saw this poster when I was at the gun range the other day and it made me stop and stare. At first, I thought it was uproariously funny. Just look at those underpants she’s wearing!… Read the rest