Mathew R Reed

Mathew R Reed is a professional gun seller who runs a dedicated gun store in the suburbs of Oakland, CA. A hardcore hunting enthusiast since childhood, Reed has ample experience with guns and accessories. He is the founder of ArmorHoldings.com and creates some of the most helpful gun-buying guides and explainers. If not in the gun shop, you can find him on the nearest hiking trail or nearby hunting spot.

How to properly conceal carry

How to Properly Conceal Carry a Handgun

The Right to Carry a firearm away from home to protect yourself is a fundamental and morally conscientious right of every American. Violent crime hit an all-time high in 1991; since then, 25 states have adopted RTC laws, and over 16 million concealed carry permits have been issued. Violent crime has dropped to some of …

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Parent's guide to securing guns

A Parent’s Guide to Securing Guns at Home

Guns have become one of the leading causes of death among children in the US. According to the CDC, 4,368 children died because of guns in 2020. About 65% of the deaths were due to homicides, 30% because of suicide, 3% were caused by gun-related accidents, and the intent for 2% was undetermined. Moreover, studies …

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Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Shotgun

Shotguns are versatile firearms, used in a variety of applications. From door breaching and close-quarters combat for the military and law enforcement, to hunting, self-defense, and sports shooting, Shotguns are used in almost every form of shooting. These short-range weapons pack a massive punch and are very easy to use, which is one of the …

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