PTS 052 - Winter CCW Changes with MDFI

Keith and Trek from Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute join us to talk about the changes and challenges that occur when concealed carrying during the winter.


Welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 52 brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! The Practically Tactical Show features a round table discussion about guns, gear, and shooting with some of the best firearms instructors and figures in the firearms industry.



Keith and Trek from MDFI


Operator’s Report

  1. The Taurus Curve
  2. Springfield XD Mod 2

Main Segment

  1. Winter Carry, Actually More Options right?
    1. Better Concealment?
      1. Carry More
  2. Challenges, What Are They?
  3. Firearm Issues From Winter?
    1. Prone to more issues?
    2. Carry spare more important?
  4. Clothing Options
    1. Layers of clothing.
      1. Any cover firearm?
      2. Avoid Fitted Clothing?
  5. Change Carry Ammo?
  6. Change Firearm?
    1. Carry Full Size?
  7. Change type of carry?
    1. Go OWB Holster?
      1. Any other methods of carry?
  8. Tips
    1. Put Keys on strong side coat pocket to add weight
  9. Practice?

Gear Segment


Trek & Keith: Griffin QD Blast Shield

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