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.

Keeping Your AR-15 Pistol Build Within Legal Limits: Part 2

Scott W. Wagner — May 30, 2019

Now that Jeff Creamer of SB Tactical has helped us lay out the legal requirements of… Read More

How to Concealed Carry a Firearm AIWB

Kat Ainsworth — May 29, 2019

In the world of self-defense, there exists a mob of proverbial pitchfork-wielding gun owners who feel appendix inside-the-waistband (AIWB) carry… Read More

Firearm Ammo 101

Kat Ainsworth — May 27, 2019

Understanding the various types of ammunition and the purposes of each is part of being a well-rounded shooter. Of course,… Read More

Is the AR-15 the Best Home-Defense Option?

Scott W. Wagner — May 26, 2019

Without a doubt, the AR-15 platform is becoming increasingly popular. It’s now finding its way into the hands of people… Read More

How to Concealed Carry in the Summer

Tom McHale — May 24, 2019

Which of the following statements about summer concealed carry is true? Concealed carry in the summer requires a different approach… Read More

Keeping Your AR-15 Pistol Build Within Legal Limits

Scott W. Wagner — May 23, 2019

The modern AR-15 pistol, obtained complete at the time of purchase or assembled with user-selected components — is extremely popular… Read More