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Did You Know You Can Conceal Carry in Bars and Restaurants?

Most of North Carolina’s CCH permit holders took their training class at a time when it was illegal to conceal carry in an establishment that sold alcohol. Even if the restaurant primarily served food as long as they sold alcohol for consumption on the property carrying a handgun was prohibited. That all changed on October 1, 2013,[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | April 25th, 2014 | Articles

Opinion: Guns have no place in University classrooms

Published by The Daily Tar heelon April 6, 2014 The debate over a law passed in North Carolina last year that allows concealed carry permit holders to have guns on university campuses may bring the state into a similar nation-wide movement. Last month, Idaho became the seventh state in the nation to pass legislation that will allow[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | April 6th, 2014 | CC News

The Finer Points of Concealed Carry Law

By Bob Plyler in the Opinion Section of The Ashville Citizen Times For the record, I am a multiple discipline certified firearms instructor and a training counselor (trains and certifies instructors). I am also a concealed carry instructor certified in multiple states. For the purpose of this column, I am speaking as a North Carolina concealed carry instructor[…]...

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Read More By CCA of NC | April 6th, 2014 | CC News
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How to Choose the Right Holster for Your Gun

Selecting a holster is like selecting a dress.  You need the right fit and the right style.  We’re not talking about style in the sense of color and flair, but style in the sense that it has to work for you. Choosing the right holster should take you almost as much thought as selecting the right firearm. […]

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Read More By Carolee Boyles | April 4th, 2014 | Articles
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Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 629 V-Comp .44 Magnum Review

The .44 Magnum Offers the Variable Power to Provide Shooting Solutions for Everything From Varmints to North American Big Game. Everyone loves to have a tool that can perform multiple functions like the multi-bit screwdriver or the adjustable wrench.  Leatherman has taken this concept to the next level and created an extensive product line of pocket-sized multi-tools. […]...

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Read More By Randy Ferris | April 4th, 2014 | Firearms , Product Reviews
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The Sig P938 Review

Shopping for a great compact carry gun? This SIG might be for you. Searching for the perfect concealed carry gun is the one target few of us—even the better shots—will ever truly hit. But the SIG P938 comes very close to encompassing the ideal combination of size versus power. I would consider it to be “Best in[…]

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Read More By Randy Ferris | April 4th, 2014 | Firearms , Product Reviews
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Springfield XDS in .45 ACP

When Springfield first announced the single stack XDS it created quite a buzz.  The shot show simmered with excitement and the waiting lists grew.  It wasn’t until October that I finally got my hands on one and, at first, I was luke-warm to the pistol: I referred to it as “not pleasant to shoot”.  I said it[…]

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Read More By Randy Ferris | April 4th, 2014 | Firearms , Product Reviews
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Dan Wesson Pointman Nine

The Dan Wesson Pointman Nine is one graceful, smooth, reliable and accurate 1911 holding 9 + 1 rounds of 9mm.  This is a full-sized 1911 loaded with features such as a five inch hand-fit match barrel, lowered and flared ejection port, beveled magazine well, carry bevel treatment and hand polished flats. For those to which these things[…]...

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Read More By Randy Ferris | April 4th, 2014 | Firearms , Product Reviews
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The Colt DS II

  The history of Colt Firearms is legendary.  They produced the revolver that won the west, with mass produced parts and assembly line production they were at the spearhead of the Industrial Revolution, they produced the model 1911 pistol that helped win two World Wars, they made the rifle used in the Vietnam, armed police officers and[…]

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Read More By Randy Ferris | April 3rd, 2014 | Firearms , Product Reviews