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.

Gear We Love — August/September 2019

USCCA Editor — September 25, 2019

OPSol Mini-Clip 2.0 Small Wonder OPSol Mini-Clip 2.0 Small Wonder The popularity of the “mini-shells” manufactured… Read More

Springfield Loaded Operator 1911 .45

Bob Campbell — September 24, 2019

The men and women who have saved lives with weapons are more worthy of study than the arms yielded. Just… Read More

The Charter Would Not Break

Kevin Michalowski — September 23, 2019

How much did your gun cost? Could you have bought a less expensive gun and more ammo? I have lamented… Read More

The Leather Sap: Old School, But Is It Legal?

Kevin Michalowski — September 19, 2019

I recently purchased a leather sap. For you youngsters, a sap is a leather club filled with a metal rod… Read More

The SIG Sauer P320 M17: Now Available As a Do-It-Yourself Two-Tone!

Scott W. Wagner — September 19, 2019

Back in March, I reviewed SIG’s new M17 9mm NATO Military ammunition … and I have… Read More

Why Are Glocks So Popular?

Tom McHale — September 17, 2019

Like people, some guns are famous for certain attributes, while others are famous for being famous. I think the long-term… Read More