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.

Glock FAQs

Scott W. Wagner — October 10, 2019

I purchased my first Glock pistol — a 9mm Glock 19 (or “G19,” to use Glock’s official terminology) — around… Read More

Ear Protection Done Right

Kevin Michalowski — October 7, 2019

Are you using your ear protection properly? You might be surprised by what I recently learned. This episode brings you… Read More

Crimson Trace LG-903 Green Master Series Rosewood Lasergrips

Scott W. Wagner — October 3, 2019

My Remington R1 Executive Ultralight 1911 is about as good as it gets in terms of a compact, lightweight and… Read More

Raw Dog Is Ready to Work

Kevin Michalowski — September 30, 2019

Every once in a while, you get to see new additions to an already good holster design. (In this case,… Read More

Buying Ammo Online: What You Need to Know

Michael T. Romeo — September 29, 2019

We live in a golden era for buying ammunition. Whether for shotgun, handgun or rifle, never before have shooters had… Read More

Crimson Trace CMR-206 Rail Master: Universal Green Laser Sight

Scott W. Wagner — September 26, 2019

I can’t stress strongly enough how important a laser sight is as a force multiplier in an armed self-defense situation. Read More