Category Archives: Running the Gun

This category is for all posts containing information on aim, sight picture, cleaning, loading, unloading, assembly, disassembly, etc. of guns.

Some observations from my CCW addon range trip

Armed and Safe does business right. I am more comfortable shooting the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard revolver than I am my Bersa Thunder 9, even with more difficult to use sights and a crazy trigger-pull.┬ábecause the revolver fits my hands. I didn’t feel as grungy after shooting a revolver than I do after shooting semi-autos. […]

Armed and Safe Saves the Day

When I took my CCW class, I was in a tough spot in life. My not-so-nice ex-husband and I had recently separated and he had made some threats against me. Additionally, he left me with a lot of debt. I had a need for self-defense and no money to make that happen. I couldn’t even […]

Bersa Thunder 9 UC Introductory Video

This video shows the locations of the mag release, take down lever, ambidextrous safety and ambidextrous slide release. Also pictured is a look down the sights of the gun. This is a simple video meant to answer the questions of “where is that button?” and “how good are the sights on this thing?”

Gun Cleaning

I’ve cleaned guns twice now and both times I’ve pestered GB nearly non-stop: “What’s next? What do I do now? Is it clean yet?” This second time, I wrote down what we did so I would be able to answer my own questions when I cleaned guns next and so I could clean guns without […]

Missing your manual?

Over on www.defensivecarry.com, I ran across a post by GunnyBunny in the “Reference & ‘How To’ Forum” about missing gun manuals. GunnyBunny posted a link to “page 7b” by Stephen Ricciardelli. Steve has compiled many, many manuals all in one place in .PDF format and we can all download them for free. He only asks […]