Gifts For The Mom Who Shoots
Think Outside The Box
May 1, 2021
If your mom likes to shoot and/or hunt, think outside the box when it comes to great gifts for Mother's Day that she will love. For example, a mom who hunts may be out in the boonies for a week or more. Make it easy for her to keep her phone charged so she can access those maps she has downloaded. You're probably familiar with Zagg because of their fantastic screen protectors, but they also have portable chargers.
The MorphiePowerstation with PD in pink or black is just $49.95 for a fast-charging 10,000 mAh portable power station. It has USB-C for fast charging for smartphones, tablets, and USB devices. It comes with a two-year warranty, measures under 5-1/2 by 3 inches and less than ¾ inch thick. It weighs just over eight ounces so she can slip it in her backpack. Plus, you can get 20% off if you sign up for emails at http://www.zagg.com.
They also offer larger ones like the ZAGG PowerstationGo Rugged AC, which is$149.95 – it's a large capacity battery with AC outlet, USB-A ports, and a car jump starter. The Powerstation compact model is $99.95, and thePowerstationGo Rugged with an air compressor is $159.95.
A Little Extra Light
To go along with the ZaggMorphie, how about some Droking.com Micro Keychain nightlights. You get five energy saving USB mini lights that pluginto any USB port for a nightlight or small flashlight – use them with the Powerstation as a camp light or light your way around at night anywhere. Five of these little lights are just $3.05. You can also get aset of DC 5V 6000k (brighter lights) automatic control night lights priced at 5/$14.50 at http://www.droking.com. A little extra light can often come in handy, and you can even plug one of these into your vehicle's USB port.
For Concealed-Carry Moms
If your mom is a concealed carry lady, a U.S. Law Shield (www.uslawshield.com) single member annual membership is just $151.35, with options to add including multi-state coverage, identity theft protection, HunterShield, Bail Bond & Expert Witness, and minor children coverage. Their website also has educational videos online, newsletters, and live events. A U.S. Law Shield membership providespeace of mind in case mom ever has to use her gun in self-defense. She'll have a number that gets her to a 2A lawyer 24/7. The attorney is with you from beginning to end no matter how long it takes. Call 877-448-6839 for questions.
CC In Style
Again, for concealed carry in style, check out http://www.Tacticafashion.com. They have concealed carry belts, holsters, and clothing. An ankle holster is just $45.99 and it's available in two sizes to fit just about anyone. The ankle holster has a sew-in Grip-Strip that keeps her firearm in place, breathable padding for comfort, and includes covered trigger guard. For left or right hand draw. Their 30-day trial means you can return for a full refund. Their IWB holster $59.99, Tactica Universal Grip Holster is $33.88.
http://www.Tenfourclothing.com offers good-looking, affordable concealed carry clothing including business suits for ladies. A classic, full-length blazer is $155 in four colors, and matching slacks are $129. Slacks have a reinforced 2-inch waistband with belt loops, and feature a tailored cut but wide enough legs for ankle carry. The slacks are midrise and have two functional pockets. The blazer has two functional inside pockets, and it is slightly longer than the average blazer to help with coverage of concealed weapons.
Has Mom Shown Interest In Shooting?
If your mom is just starting out, or has recently expressed an interest in learning to shoot, head to Ladies First Safety Training at http://www.ladiesfirstsafetytraining.com to find classes in Firearms Safety and Basic Pistol Shooting, for men and women or for ladies only. They have 1 or two courses per month, call them for the schedule. They also offer Introduction to Practical Shooting, which requires a knowledge of handgun basics, which is scheduled by demand.
Their Refuse to Be a Victim class in Tucson, Ariz., is made available by demand. It's a Personal Safety program that teaches you strategies you can use to avoid situations where you need to defend yourself. Focuses on proactive, not reactive courses of action. You can email them at info@LadiesFirstSafetyTraining.com or call them at 520-369-3827.
Her Hand Gun
HerHandgun (www.herhandgun.com) is firearms safety for women, by women. They cover the greater Phoenix, Mesa area and they have a variety of courses including outings for churches, schools, corporate outings, etc. Their Annual Ladies Day will be October 3, 2021 and costs just $25, which includes ammunition and firearms to use. There are multiple start times so register early to get the time you want.
Foam ear plugs are provided, but bring your own eye protection and ear muffs if you have them. Do NOT bring your own gun. You'll be able to shoot shotguns, rifles, revolvers, and a variety of semi-automatic 9mm and .380 pistols. Registration is limited to the first 100 women 18 years and older. Go to http://www.herhandgun.com and click Annual Ladies Day on the top menu lines.
Handgun – don't buy mom a handgun unless she has tried it out already and has specifically requested that model. Instead, take her to the range to try some out. See if the range has a ladies' day where they will let you rent guns for free and just pay for the ammo. At Shooters World, that is Friday for ladies.
Becoming An Outdoors Woman
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – The Arizona Wildlife Federation conducts Becoming an Outdoors Woman twice a year at Camp Friendly Pines outside Prescott. Skills such as gun safety, shooting, angling (including fly fishing), camping, Dutch-oven cooking, map and compass reading, and marksmanship with rifle and bow are taught. Space is limited and the fee is $385, plus $75 for the Wall/Rope session.
A complete list of courses which you may find at BOW can be found athttps://azwildlife.org/BOW/ by clicking the link that says BOW Class Descriptions. It's probably too late to get her in on the May 14-16 session, but you can join the waitlist and make sure you keep an eye on the site and like their Facebook page so you get a heads up for the next session.
The Best Gift Of All
Finally, and possibly the thing Mom will love most: Spend some time with her. Take her out to the Sporting Clays range, or an indoor range and just have fun shooting together. Try not to take it too hard if she out shoots you.