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Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch – A Rockin’ .45 ACP Video

Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch - A Rockin' .45 ACP Video

This is the Les Baer. That was pretty easy. Not sure if I’m shooting any slower or any faster. I think I was shooting a little bit slower, but I’m certainly getting better hits. Getting that Baer, boy it’s nice

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Ed Brown 1911 Special Forces Video

Ed Brown 1911 Special Forces Video

That’ll teach you. That’s enough I guess from right here. Yes, Hickok 45 sporting another Ed Brown, this one’s not mine this time. This one is a T&E pistol that the Brown family sent me, I’ve requested, glad to have

Posted in 1911, Ed Brown, Handguns

Top 10 Essential 1911 Mods – Part 1 Video

Top 10 Essential 1911 Mods - Part 1 Video

Hey guys. So every time somebody comes to me to either buy a 1911, or have me work on their 1911, I always get asked the same questions. What modifications should I do to this gun? What features should I

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Aimpoint Micro Red Dot Sights – T1 & H1 Compared Video

Aimpoint Micro Red Dot Sights - T1 & H1 Compared Video

Wooh. I dug a hole Hey! Thanks for tuning in to TWANGnBANG. If you’ve been watching my channel since I started almost two years ago, you’ve seen this oblique a lot. It’s my Aimpoint T1. I got it November 2011

Posted in Aimpoint, Optics

Concealed Carry Part 1: Overview and Responsibilities Video

Concealed Carry Part 1: Overview and Responsibilities Video

Again, off the belt. Definitely not as accurate but at combat distances those all would have been shots in the kill zone where they needed to be. Welcome back everybody. We got Chad and Eric here from the Moss Pawn

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You Know You’re a True Concealed Carry Nut When… Video

You Know You're a True Concealed Carry Nut When... Video

The term FBI camp means something to you. You have a drawer in your house dedicated to holsters. You have a daytime caliber and a nighttime caliber. You have a love-hate relationship with New York. You hate California. You have

Posted in Conceal Carry

Glock 27 vs Glock 26 Video

Glock 27 vs Glock 26 Video

You’re looking at a pair of the most popular Glocks made. This is the Glock 27 in a 40 caliber and Glock 26 in 9 millimeter. I’m Hickok45. I like these subcompact Glocks. They’re sometimes called baby Glocks because they’re

Posted in Glock, Handguns

1911 Pistol Review With Jerry Miculek Video

1911 Pistol Review With Jerry Miculek Video

Hey guys. The footage you’re about to see is done by a professional. I’ve been doing this for over 25 years. This footage is for entertainment value only. Please do not try this at home. So you want to shoot

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Aimpoint vs EOTECH – Game Changers Video

Aimpoint vs EOTECH - Game Changers Video

If you want to increase your hip potential with your tactical carbine or your rifle, whatever that rifle may be. AR-15, AK M-1A, maybe a 14 SKS-FN of some sort, seriously, you ought to look into, perhaps, fitting on an

Posted in Aimpoint, EOTech, Optics

Sight for the Tavor – Aimpoint Comp M4 Video

Sight for the Tavor - Aimpoint Comp M4 Video

Hey guys. Welcome back. So, we’re home safe and sound from Israel. Had a great time over there in the country. We got to see a lot of cool stuff. Now the reason we went over there was tour the

Posted in Aimpoint, Bullpup, EOTech, IWI, Optics

Wilson Combat Hackathorn Special Video

Wilson Combat Hackathorn Special Video

All right, about a year ago, Bill Wilson and I were discussing Wilson Combat 1911s. I have a number of them and one of the things I mentioned to Bill was I’d like to have a really nice one. Now,

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Wilson Combat

Combat Handgun Training With the 1911 .45 ACP Video

Combat Handgun Training With the 1911 .45 ACP Video

Light, easy to handle, effective, a handgun is the ideal weapon for both defensive and offensive close-quarter man-to-man combat fighting. Easily carried at the side, it’s practically a part of you. In spite of the weapon’s light weight and compactness,

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Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special Video

Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special Video

What’s going on, guys? Ken here, finally getting around to do a video. I’ve been wanting to for a while. I wanted to talk about this pistol you’re seeing here. This is a Thunder Ranch Special from Les Baer. I

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Les Baer

Carrying a Concealed Firearm Under Light Clothing Video

Carrying a Concealed Firearm Under Light Clothing Video

Okay, I’m just making this video real quick today to show that you dress for concealed carry doesn’t have to be real obvious. It doesn’t have to be all these oversized clothes, thick clothes, things with lots of folds and

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SnoMan’s Concealed Carry Recommendation Video

SnoMan's Concealed Carry Recommendation Video

I know you’re all dying to know which one do I carry? The answer is I’ll go ahead and tell you. Of the guns on this table, the one that I have carried the most is. Down this line, we

Posted in Conceal Carry, Glock, Handguns

Hexmag HX30 AR-15 30 Round Magazine Test and Review

Hexmag HX30 AR-15 30 Round Magazine Test and Review

Welcome back everybody. Today we have another magazine review. This time it’s going to be the Hexmag that you see here. Made out in Colorado. Made in the U.S.A. right here. 30 round magazine, as you see here. Fits in

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Preparing for Your Concealed Carry Class Video

Preparing for Your Concealed Carry Class Video

There are very few things in life that aren’t better with prior preparation. Preparing ahead of time allows us to make better decisions, to get more out of whatever it is we are about to do, and typically, prior preparation

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Concealed Carry Life – Best Handgun Caliber Video

Concealed Carry Life - Best Handgun Caliber Video

Today, we’re going to talk about caliber choice. I’ve carried a number of different calibers since I started concealed carrying. I started carrying a Glock 36. Then, I went to a Glock 30. I went to the Carpium 9. Sometimes

Posted in Conceal Carry, Glock

Double Action 1911 – WHY? (Para LDA45) Video

Double Action 1911: WHY? (Para LDA45) Video

Para LDA45 DAO 1911 “Why?” I want to take a moment tonight to show a new gun that I just picked up to everyone. This is a Para Ordnance. This is their PARA CCW. This is their .45 LDA model.

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Para USA

Best Conceal Carry Handgun Video

Best Conceal Carry Handgun Video

Hey everybody, how’s it going? I’ve been doing a lot of videos on concealed carry lately, and I thought it would be kind of incomplete if I didn’t talk about what I recommend as the best concealed carry gun on

Posted in Conceal Carry, Handguns, Smith & Wesson

Glock 19 Pistol Full Review Video

Glock 19 Pistol Full Review Video

Yep. The Glock 19. The baby brother to the Glock 17, which was Glock’s original design and original pistol altogether. The 19 was introduced in 1988. The Model 17 was introduced into the United States in 1986, but the original

Posted in Glock, Handguns

Stages of Concealed Carry Part One Video

Stages of Concealed Carry Part One Video

I have received some slack lately that my videos have gotten to be a little long (even though they were each only about 10 minutes). Since I am pretty easily distracted myself I can understand where some people are coming

Posted in Conceal Carry

Aimpoint or EOTech Video

Aimpoint or EOTech Video

All right, guys, so after a lot of requests to do a comparison video between the Aimpoint T-1 and EOTechs. We’re going to go ahead and do that for you today. We’re going to talk about our experiences them and

Posted in Aimpoint, EOTech, Optics

Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Video

Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Video

Hickok .45 here. We all have to behave today because the Range Officer is on duty. Nice. Sweet, sweet. Let’s shoot another one. Yes, the Range Officer. Where’s that magazine? Let me grab it. Springfield Armory the Range Officer brought

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Springfield Armory

32 H&R Magnum vs 38 Special – Conceal Carry Video (One comment)

32 H&R Magnum vs 38 Special - Conceal Carry Video

So you’re thinking about getting a snubbed nose revolver for personal self-defense, something along the lines of a two-inch barrel or shorter, particularly for the concealed carry option and that’s what we’re going to focus on. We’re going to focus

Posted in Conceal Carry

Concealed Carry Life – Paranoid vs Being Prepared Video

CONCEALED CARRY LIFE: Paranoid vs Being Prepared Video

What’s going on, folks. This is Mr. Colion Noir, and this is my Glock 19. Today, in this segment of concealed carry, what I want to do is I want to talk about whether or not concealed carriers are paranoid

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SIG P938 NIGHTMARE: The Ever Expanding Quest for the Perfect CCW Video

SIG P938 NIGHTMARE: The Ever Expanding Quest for the Perfect CCW Video

Hello, everybody, and welcome back to the Chinocabra channel. I know that it’s been a while since I’ve talked to you. I’ve been very busy and hadn’t had time to get on the channel. The tenets of the channel, what

Posted in Conceal Carry, Handguns, Sig Sauer

Colt 1911 Series ’70 Reproduction Video

Colt 1911 Series '70 Reproduction Video

A Glock 45. As you can see, it’s 1911 day at the compound. Are those pretty or what? That’s a classic design. Pretty, pretty guns, and very functional, right? Let’s try one of them out here. My ears on and

Posted in 1911, Colt, Handguns

My Top Kimber 1911 Pistols Video

My Top Kimber 1911 Pistols Video

Ready? Ready. Alright. Hello guys, Big Daddy Hoffman 1911 coming to you. I’m out here on the range with my friend Jess from Marble Beach, South Carolina. How are you doing, Jess? I’m doing good, buddy. Always a pleasure having

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Kimber

John Noveske Memorial Video

Probably started when I got my first G.I. Joe. I was four. His name was Breaker. Playing with G.I. Joes and Legos, kind of put a combination of mechanics and whatever G.I. Joes provide. That kind of turned into an

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