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    Over the years, Rob Pincus has done a lot of shooting with handguns that have a short grip and a longer slide. He explains why this is his preferred configuration for concealed carry. ADVANTAGES OF A SHORT GRIP For anyone who carries a handgun centerline (in front of the body, also known as appendix carry),

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  • 2:23

    If you’re interested in becoming a defensive shooting instructor, there are more ways to do that today than there were in the past. Learn more about one comprehensive and professional program. THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW A few years ago, PDN’s Deryck Poole made a video about becoming a defensive shooting instructor. Things have

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    PDN conducts ballistic gelatin testing on the Inceptor .380 ACP round. How does it compare to a standard .380 ball round and a non-bonded hollow point? INCEPTOR .380 AUTO The Inceptor is a frangible round that has cut outs in it. They are designed to increase the damage that the round does inside the human

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  • 2:59

    Over the years, Rob Pincus has done a lot of shooting with handguns that have a short grip and a longer slide. He explains why this is his preferred configuration for concealed carry. ADVANTAGES OF A SHORT GRIP For anyone who carries a handgun centerline (in front of the body, also known as appendix carry),

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  • 2:23

    If you’re interested in becoming a defensive shooting instructor, there are more ways to do that today than there were in the past. Learn more about one comprehensive and professional program. THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW A few years ago, PDN’s Deryck Poole made a video about becoming a defensive shooting instructor. Things have

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  • 4:35

    PDN conducts ballistic gelatin testing on the Inceptor .380 ACP round. How does it compare to a standard .380 ball round and a non-bonded hollow point? INCEPTOR .380 AUTO The Inceptor is a frangible round that has cut outs in it. They are designed to increase the damage that the round does inside the human

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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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    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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