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Things to Know About Concealed Carry Insurance

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 15, 2019 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Insurance is a hot button issue in the concealed carry community that everyone seems to have an opinion on. Despite the debate, it can be surprisingly difficult to find reliable information on the purpose and application of concealed carry insurance. That's why we did the research and came up with three key elements of concealed carry insurance that you should take into consideration when making your decision.

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Range Day Tips: Improve Your Marksmanship

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 4, 2019 | Topics: Shooting Tips

Everyone knows that practice makes perfect, but what if you're practicing your marksmanship and still missing the target? A handgun is an incredibly useful tool, but it's your responsibility to make sure that you can hit your mark when it matters. All too often, gun owners attempt to perfect their aim with incorrect form, which can lead to more problems down the road. 

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Range Day Tips: Eye and Ear Protection

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 28, 2019 | Topics: Shooting Tips

The range is great place to dial-in your skills as a shooter, but it can also be a dangerous place. One of the key elements of range shooting is making sure to protect your eyes and ears properly so you can have some fun without putting your sight or hearing at risk. 

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Range Day Tips: Drills to Practice With Your 1911

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 21, 2019 | Topics: 1911, Shooting Tips

For gun owners focused on self-defense, operating quickly and efficiently in the heat of the moment can be the difference between life and death. The 5 and 5 Drill aims to train your muscle memory, speed and accuracy when operating your firearm quickly. Check out this video from the USCCA explaining the drill: 

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What Would You Do? 3 Tricky Self-Defense Scenarios

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 15, 2019 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Gun owners all across the country rely on their firearms to keep them safe in a sticky situation, but some self-defense situations are more difficult to manage than others. Will you know what to do when your life is on the line? 

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Should You Believe the 10MM Hype?

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 8, 2019 | Topics: Ammo

Lately, 10MM pistols have been exploding in popularity. With all of the hype, many gun owners have been left wondering whether they should take the plunge and add a 10MM to their arsenal. If you're thinking about jumping in on the trend, there are a few things you should know about 10MM firearms. 

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Concealed Carry vs Open Carry

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 4, 2019 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Whether you're a seasoned or first-time gun owner, you've probably heard a lot of debate over concealed vs open carry. It's one of the most heated debates amongst gun owners, and which method you prefer can greatly impact how you prepare for defensive gun use. It can be tough to decide which method of carry is best for protecting yourself and your family, but we can help. 

Check out these key considerations to help you decide whether concealed or open carry is right for you. 

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Shotgun or Pistol for Home Defense?

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 1, 2019 | Topics: Rifles & Shotguns, 1911, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

When people go to a firearm dealer to purchase their first gun, it is most commonly for home defense. Protecting yourself and your family in your own home is one of the best reasons to own a gun, but picking which gun to defend your family with can often be difficult. 

We've broken down the pros and cons of shotguns versus pistols for home defense: 

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SHOT Show 2019 - Facebook Live Event Schedule

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 21, 2019 | Topics: General

SHOT Show 2019 is here, and Armscor/Rock Island Armory is live on the scene in Las Vegas, Nevada. Follow the excitement on Facebook live to see updates from the members of Team Armscor and Armscor/RIA CEO and President, Martin Tuason.  

Check out the schedule below to stay up to date on the latest news from SHOT Show 2019. 

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5 Tips For Fine Tuning Your 1911 For Competition

Posted by Team Armscor on Nov 20, 2018 | Topics: Competition, 1911

If you've gone into competition with a poorly tuned 1911, then you know that it can have a significant impact on your results. No shooter wants to walk away from a competition feeling like their gun let them down. Luckily, the 1911 is a time-tested platform that can be finely tuned to make sure your shots hit their mark. 

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