Welcome to The Mag Feed

Below you will find tips, tricks and insights from our instructors, like little bits of ammunition for your brain.  We combine it all here in one easy to access feed (like ammo in a magazine).  Enjoy!

Use of Force – Castle Doctrine – Minnesota

Defending your home with a use of force can be a tricky experience from a legal stand point, lets discuss the castle doctrine and defending your home in MN!! Castle Doctrine: Definition (Wikipedia) A Castle Doctrine (also known as a castle law or a defense of habitation law) is a legal doctrine that designates a […]

How I Became a Chandler’s Employee

Hi All, Jamie here – First, I have to admit this is my very first blog post – So forgive me if it isn’t the best one ever! I often get asked by students, “How did you end up at Chandler’s?” Well, here’s the story: Back in 2012, I was living alone in an apartment […]

The Balance Between Speed and Accuracy

In my Carry Permit Classes, I often push the need for further training to our students.  Most students are hesitant to spend additional time training and I can only assume this is because all the students already know how to shoot a handgun.  However, when it comes to self-defense shooting, there are many more skills […]

Study: Charges filed in Self-Defense Shootings in 2014

I ran across this article on Guns.com pertaining a study of charges filed in self-defense shooting situations.  While the article is a year old, I think it has some decent information and was worth sharing.  Here’s a snippet from the article: Of the 146 cases which we were able to determine whether charges had been filed, only […]

Choosing Your Carry Gun

In almost every Carry Permit class, I constantly get asked “What gun should I buy?” At first glance, it seems like such a simple concept.  I’m the expert, and I should just be able to say “go buy a Glock”, or “I like the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield”. While I do like Glocks and […]