Guns & Gear

Read no-holds-barred reviews of both personal- and home-defense firearms and stay up-to-date on the latest concealed carry gear offerings on the market. Discover everything you need to know to select the best, tried-and-true self-defense gear — from holsters, knives and ammunition to flashlights, first-aid kits and alternate weapons.

Artistic pattern formed by the tips of several different self-defense ammunition rounds. The ammo is a mix of traditional jacketed rounds, hollow points and specialty bullets.

Firearm Ammo 101

Understanding the various types of ammunition and the purposes of each is part of being a well-rounded shooter. Of course, it can be a little intimidating the first time you walk into a gun store and see row after row of ammunition for sale, all sporting different labels. What’s the difference between full metal jacket […]

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