Beretta Blog

Benefits of Using a Handgun Laser

Posted by Tom McHale on Jan 31, 2015 2:40:49 PM

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Last time, I discussed the types of handgun-mounted lasers and how they operate. Now, let’s take a look at the “why” behind mounting a laser on your handgun. In other words, what are the benefits? Next in this series, we’ll talk about what some consider drawbacks. I consider most of the perceived drawbacks myths, but you can make your own decision when we get to that point.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, New Shooters, Self Defense, Dynamic Shooting

Chris Cerino's 7 Gun Tips to Become a Better Shooter

Posted by Dick Jones on Nov 19, 2014 1:39:11 PM

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I met Chris Cerino at the 2011 Bianchi Cup, just after the first season of the History Channel’s Top Shot TV series and as he was just starting his training company, Chris Cerino Training Group. He had an infectious, positive attitude and was a great shooter as well. Later, I took his four day Diagnostic Pistol Instructor Course and learned more about pistol shooting than I’d acquired in the previous 30 years of shooting and teaching people to shoot. Cerino has an analytical approach to training shooters. He’s thought out the issues that prevent good performance and has a way of presenting them that’s both revealing and helpful.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Competitive Shooting, Dynamic Shooting

10 Ways to Carry Your Concealed Carry Gun

Posted by Tom McHale on Nov 13, 2014 8:25:44 AM

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Got a concealed carry gun? Or maybe you’re just thinking about getting one? No worries, either way, here are some holster options to consider…

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Topics: Concealed Carry

What's The Best Handgun for Women to Carry?

Posted by Carrie Lightfoot on Oct 2, 2014 10:44:00 AM

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Conversations about self-defense often end with heated debates about concealed carry. What type of gun? What caliber? How should it be carried? All of these are personal choices. Yet some opinionated experts are all too eager to share their expertise, especially on one specific and highly contentious issue: what is the best handgun for women to carry?

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Topics: Concealed Carry

Self Defense: When Practice Has To Make Perfect

Posted by Tiffany "Duchess" Tesmer on Sep 14, 2014 1:13:00 PM

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We all are all used to hearing everyone tell us over and over again that practice makes perfect. We dry fire, we practice drawing our guns, and we may even practice what we would do if someone broke into our house. What happens when all of this practice HAS to make perfect, because it's no longer practice? This is the case, in moments self defense.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Self Defense

10 Tips For Taking Your Wife To The Range

Posted by Tiffany "Duchess" Tesmer on Aug 22, 2014 9:11:00 AM

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So you want to take your wife to the range. You love her and you love guns, and you want her to love guns so you can have your cake and eat it too. The problem is, you expected her to say no to the range outing, like she always does, but this time, she said yes. Now what?

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Topics: Concealed Carry, New Shooters

How To Improve Your Handgun Accuracy In One Easy Step

Posted by Tom McHale on Aug 6, 2014 11:00:00 AM

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Here's a shooting tip: if you do this one practice routine, you can learn to shoot without missing. Before we get into the secret of how to always hit your target, we need to talk physics.

I know, this is a gun blog, and you never use that high school science stuff anyway. Just hear me out for a minute…

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Topics: Concealed Carry, New Shooters

Taking Your Handgun Proficiency to the Next Level

Posted by Jaci Janes on Aug 5, 2014 8:48:00 AM

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You’ve been carrying on with your handgun training at the range regularly, and you finally have a good grasp of the fundamentals of shooting. Your grip is solid, you have the basics of sight alignment down and your point of aim is almost always your point of impact.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, New Shooters

10 Ways To Convince Your Wife You Need Another Gun

Posted by Tom McHale on Aug 4, 2014 9:39:00 AM

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Unlike Mia, I had no problem whatsoever addressing this scenario. After all, I’m a world-class expert at rationalizing my gun purchases. Don’t believe me? Then explain how I have so many guns, yet am still happily married. At least until my better half reads this article.

For a limited time only, I’m going to share some of my top secret methods. Just be warned, these ideas are powerful. They’re 100% successful almost 47% of the time.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, New Shooters, Other

Stun Guns and Electronic Control Devices for Self Defense

Posted by Sara Ahrens on Jul 31, 2014 1:02:00 PM

DSC_0181Some people choose to carry less than lethal tools for self-defense. Two less than lethal tools, which are legally available to citizens in certain states, include electronic control devices and stun guns. Some products combine the two devices in one. People use a variety of terms interchangeably to describe these devices but they are quite different. To make an informed decision on whether or not to carry one of these devices, you must first understand what they are and what they do - and more importantly - don't do. 

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Self Defense