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Record Gun Sales

August 2016 saw the highest number of FBI background checks for gun purchases for any August on record since the FBI started tracking this information in 1998.  The FBI conducted 1,853,815 background checks, an increase of 6% from August 2015.  This past August wasn’t the only banner month of 2016, every month of 2016 has posted a record for that […]

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2nd Amendment

With the latest mass shooting in Orlando the gun control debate is back with a vengeance.  One common argument is that the 2nd Amendment was meant only for muskets and did not apply to modern repeating rifles.  By that logic we should only be allowed to exercise our 1st Amendment rights with a quill pen and ink pot, right?  That’s […]

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Revolver versus Semi-Automatic

Revolver versus Semi-Automatic

Revolver versus Semi-Autmatic Develop the basic knowledge of and understanding of the difference between a revolver and semiautomatic handgun, and the different options available for concealed carry to better understand which one is best suited for your self-defense needs. Rules for safe gun handling Mechanical differences: revolver vs. semiautomatic Maintenance: revolver vs. semi-automatic Choosing a handgun for self-defense Note: If […]

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Can I Gift a Firearm?

Can I Gift a Firearm?

Can I Gift a Firearm? Christmas has come and gone. 2014 proved to be an unprecedented year for gun sales. 1,803,397 firearms were purchased in November alone, according to the number of firearm background checks initiated through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Whether you bought a gun for someone else or you were given one from Santa, […]

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What is a safe direction

What is a safe direction

What is a safe direction?   When we speak of keeping a gun pointed in a safe direction, it means that you point the gun in a direction so that if it were to fire it would not cause injury or damage. This is the first and most important rule of gun safety.   Many of us when first learning […]

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Kerr County Roller Derby

Kerr County Roller Derby

Kerr County Roller Derby Kerr County Roller Derby had their first home bout at The Youth Exhibition Center (Ag Barn) in Kerrville, Texas. Doors opened at 5pm.   Texas Caliber (formerly known as Wildflower) was among the vendors. It was a fun evening. A portion of the proceeds from this bout will go to benefit Hill Country Cares! by by

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KSAT 12 NEWS WOMEN CHOOSE HANDGUN

KSAT 12 NEWS WOMEN CHOOSE HANDGUN

KSAT 12 NEWS Women choose handgun for concealed carry Author: Mariza Mendoza, Reporter, mzmendoza@ksat.com Published On: Mar 10 2014 10:31:51 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2014 09:47:41 PM CDT http://www.ksat.com/news/women-choose-handgun-for-concealed-carry/24910812 SAN ANTONIO – The myth that women are somehow less able or too weak to shoot a handgun is quickly being debunked as more and more women are getting their concealed handgun license and […]

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Texas Caliber Launches Women Taught Courses

Texas Caliber Launches Women Taught Courses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEXAS CALIBER LAUNCHES WOMAN TAUGHT COURSES, CONCEALED CARRY AND SELF-DEFENSE CLASSES San Antonio joins nation in offering women-taught courses to meet increasing demand of female gun owners San Antonio, TX, February 18, 2014 — nearly one in four American women now own a handgun, an increase of 77 percent in just seven years. While this meteoric rise […]

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Texas LTC Course

Texas LTC Course

Texas LTC Course This class educates students on the responsibilities and laws applicable to LTC holders. The Texas LTC course is not designed to make security guards or police officers out of private citizens. The Texas LTC course is not designed to teach someone how to shoot. Objectives are as following: 1. Nonviolent dispute resolution 2. Laws that relate to […]

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Makes Models and Caliber

Makes Models and Caliber

Makes Models and Calibers This course has been developed for the prospective and the inquisitive firearms owner wishing to shoot specific styles and calibers of handguns before making a purchase. You will handle and shoot various makes and models of common revolvers and semi-automatic pistols during practical exercises on the firing range. You will develop the basic knowledge, skills and […]

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Home Firearm Safety

Home Firearm Safety

Home Firearm Safety NRA Home firearm safety course will develop the basic knowledge, skills and necessary attitude for safe handling and storing of firearms and ammunition in the home. It is a Firearms 101 course and teaches responsible ownership and respect of firearms, reducing the potential for firearm accidents in and outside of the home. This training is designed to […]

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Basic Pistol Shooting

Basic Pistol Shooting

Basic Pistol Shooting Learn intensive lessons in safety, gun handling, the various types of pistols, the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, various pistol firing positions, several practical exercises on the firing range, cleaning, storage and a summary of pistol sports and activities. • Pistol knowledge and safety gun handling • Ammunition knowledge and fundamentals of pistol shooting • Firing the first […]

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Latest Posts

  • Revolver versus Semi-Automatic
    Revolver versus Semi-Automatic
    Revolver versus Semi-Autmatic Develop the basic knowledge of and understanding of the difference...
  • Texas LTC Course
    Texas LTC Course
    Texas LTC Course This class educates students on the responsibilities and laws applicable...
  • Makes Models and Caliber
    Makes Models and Caliber
    Makes Models and Calibers This course has been developed for the prospective and...