Biloxi, Mississippi — (AmmoLand.com) - This week on Student of the Gun: We take a trip to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and visit with our friends at Red Jacket Firearms. Jacob Herman of RJF gave us a tour and offered the inside scoop about some of their latest projects. We have a special guest cameo, tune in to see who it is.
When you leave your hometown you should not leave your defensive mindset behind. Paul considers being discreetly armed and prepared while on vacation. Also, we have an exclusive look at the Sphinx Arms SDP compact pistol; the Ferrari of handguns. Paul takes a close look at the pistol and runs it indoors and out.
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Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor. Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for nearly twenty years with hundreds and hundreds of articles in print. Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.
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