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How to Obtain a CCW Permit

Posted by Team Armscor on Nov 3, 2017 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Did you get that Baby Rock you’ve been looking at all summer? Awesome—perhaps now it's time to take the next steps and obtain a concealed carry permit? Let us help you get started on the process.

Here are a few things you should know about obtaining a CCW permit.

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How to Find Your Perfect Concealed Carry Holster

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 5, 2017 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

So you’ve decided to conceal carry. Aside from the pistol, you’ll also want the perfect holster. Holsters are recommended, as they make carrying more comfortable and provide additional protection around the trigger guard of your pistol.

So what goes into picking out the ideal holster for your needs? Here are some questions to ask yourself.

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5 Techniques Pivotal for Pistol Self-Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Jul 27, 2017 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Have you recently picked up a pistol for self-defense purposes? Dealing with a self-defense scenario in which you need to use your pistol isn’t a situation to take lightly. Having a plan and regular practice will help you stay calm and focused, should such an event ever arise.

Here are some ways you can prepare to use your pistol defensively.

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The Best TAC Firearms for Concealed Carry

Posted by Team Armscor on Jul 18, 2017 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Welcome to the Rock Island Armory TAC line. It’s hard to go wrong with a 1911. The platform has been through a lot over the years and is still the chosen side-arm for many professionals today.

If you happen to be researching options for a concealable 1911 handgun, then you’ll find a couple great options right here.

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5 Compact 1911s to Improve Your Concealment Game

Posted by Team Armscor on May 23, 2017 | Topics: 1911, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

A lot of people love the 1911 for its slim, simple design and rich history. Now that concealed carry is more popular than ever, more people are looking for this classic, American pistol in a compact style. If you’re one of those people, there’s more than a few Rock Island Armory 1911s that fit the bill.

Consider these concealable compact 1911s from Rock Island Armory.

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The Best 1911 Handguns for Home Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Mar 23, 2017 | Topics: 1911, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Defending your home from life-threatening invaders requires a serious tool that won’t let you down in the heat of the moment.  If that time should come, make sure you’re ready and properly equipped.

Here are a few 1911s for home defense on which you can depend.

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Free Download: Buying a Pistol for Self-Defense: What You Need to Know

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 24, 2016 | Topics: Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Protecting yourself, your loved ones and your home are all important to you. But when it comes to self-defense 1911s and other handguns, not all firearms are built to meet these needs. Luckily, there are a variety of ways you can find the ideal handgun for your own purposes that won’t break your bank or skimp on the benefits you need.

Before you start the search, we've got the handy guide you need.

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10 Best Rock Island Armory 1911s and Pistols Ideal for Self-Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Jun 29, 2016 | Topics: 1911, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

Protecting yourself, your loved ones and your home are all important to you. But when it comes to self-defense 1911s and other handguns, not all firearms are built to meet these needs. Luckily, there are a variety of Rock Island Armory pistols that are expressly created to optimize your self-defense carry.

Take these Rock Island Armory 1911s and pistols into account when picking out your ideal pistol for self-defense.

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What To Do In A Multi-Threat Scenario

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 29, 2013 | Topics: Shooting Tips, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

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Natural Point Of Aim In Self Defense Scenario

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 16, 2013 | Topics: Shooting Tips, Concealed Carry & Self Defense

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