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    Lucas Oil is known for its automotive products but also has an outdoor line that features products for firearms maintenance and lubrication, including Extreme Duty Gun Oil, CLP, and Bore Solvent & Ultrasonic Gun Cleaner. How did they perform in PDN’s testing? LUCAS OIL GUN PRODUCTS Chuck Usina, Director of Range Operations at Ancient City

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    If you’re considering appendix inside-the-waistband carry of your defensive handgun, Rob Pincus highly recommends the CrossBreed Holsters Appendix Carry Holster. He explains why. CROSSBREED APPENDIX CARRY HOLSTER Everyday concealed carry of a defensive firearm needs to be comfortable or you won’t do it consistently. This holster has the comfort factor perfected. Rob has been using

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    It’s DIY time with PDN Contributor Deryck Poole, who shows how to easily and economically make an inside-the-waistband holster more comfortable and concealable. FOAM PADDING FOR IWB HOLSTERS Some holster makers include this on their handgun holsters: foam padding on the part of the holster that faces the body, down near the muzzle. Over time,

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    It’s DIY time with PDN Contributor Deryck Poole, who shows how to easily and economically make an inside-the-waistband holster more comfortable and concealable. FOAM PADDING FOR IWB HOLSTERS Some holster makers include this on their handgun holsters: foam padding on the part of the holster that faces the body, down near the muzzle. Over time,

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  • 13:35

    Rob Pincus explains the advantages of carrying extended magazines or longer full-size magazines as spares when carrying a compact or subcompact gun. It’s not just the extra rounds, but also the gun handling aspects of a larger magazine. WHAT’S YOUR CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN? If you carry a subcompact gun or a gun with a chopped

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  • 2:39

    Recently PDN has been receiving questions and comments about eye dominance as it relates to shooting a handgun and a long gun. Let’s clear up some misconceptions. HANDGUN Deryck Poole, a PDN contributor and co-host of PDN Training Talk, says it does not matter which eye is dominant or if you have cross-eye dominance (the

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    Why does Rob Pincus prefer a blacked-out rear sight on a defensive pistol? And what combination of front and rear sights does he believe is the best? Front Sight Focus The most important thing you need to focus on if you reach a level of precision where you need sighted fire is the front sight.

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  • 3:23

    Mental health and firearms is an important issue that gun owners need to be talking about. Why? Rob Pincus explains. Walk The Talk America Perhaps you’ve seen the WTTA logo being worn by many industry leaders in the firearms community. They are doing it because they’ve been talking a lot about the importance of recognizing

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  • 2:12

    Here at the Personal Defense Network, we want all users, from free users to Premium, GOLD and PLATINUM members, to get the most out of our site. Executive Director Rob Pincus explains the best ways to utilize the resources PDN offers. Two Options When you go to the Personal Defense Network site, you can check

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    How do you practice low-light techniques if you don’t have access to a range that allows you to shoot after dark or your indoor range doesn’t let you turn off the lights? Fortunately you don’t need to be in the dark to practice some of the most common low-light techniques, such as handheld flashlight techniques.

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  • 3:33

    If you don’t carry a firearm when inside your home, you may want to stage a home defense firearm near the entryway. What should you do if you hear a potential lethal threat trying to gain access through your front (or rear) door? Make Sure It’s a Threat Someone ringing the doorbell in the middle

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  • 4:53

    Rob Pincus offers valuable tips on home defense tactics such as negotiating hallways, stairwells, doorways, and corners in your home while wearing your concealed-carry firearm as you investigate a family member’s cry for help. Home-Defense Tactics Considerations In these home-defense tactics, you need to think about how you’re going to move and always remember that

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