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CCW Addon in Washoe County: How Long Does it Take?

The timeline: I shot my brand new Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 38 at the range on Saturday, March 5th to qualify for a CCW addon with it. On Tuesday, March 7th, I dropped the paperwork for it and for my name change since I recently married in the mail, addressed to the Washoe County Sheriff’s […]

How to Change the Name on Your Concealed Carry Weapons Permit

I got my CCW shortly after my divorce and under my ex-husband’s last name. I didn’t go through the trouble of changing my name back to my maiden name because I didn’t really mind going by my ex-husband’s name and it made my church life and my work life easier. But I’ve since remarried to […]

2011 Nevada 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training & Certification

The 2011 Nevada 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training & Certification Spring Class is coming up! It will be held April 8th and 9th in Gardnerville, Nevada. If you’re local to Nevada, love shooting sports, are a responsible gun enthusiast and want to share your enthusiam and good, safe example of gun useage with youth in your […]

Safe Shot Stuff

After I got home from completing my addon at the Washoe County Regional Shooting Facility under the direction of Armed and Safe on Saturday afternoon, Gary from Safe Shot called me. He heard I was in earlier in the day and that I had a complaint about the steep pricing and addon drama. I didn’t […]

Woman Raped on UNR Campus Testifies at Campus Gun Bill Hearing March 18, 2011

If Nevada’s colleges and universities allowed concealed weapon permit holders to carry guns on campus it might have prevented two rapes and a murder, a sexual assault survivor told state lawmakers Friday. During emotional testimony before the Senate Government Affairs Committee Amanda Collins, 25, testified for Senate Bill 231, which would eliminate a restriction that […]

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. because 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 […]