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.

Do You Plunk? (Options for Testing Ammo)

Beth Alcazar — July 2, 2019

Hey, responsible gun owners! Are you inspecting your ammunition before you use it? Of course we want to purchase quality… Read More

The Perfect Cover Garment for Concealed Carry?

Kevin Michalowski — July 1, 2019

Weather permitting, I vote the Hawaiian shirt as the perfect cover garment for the concealed carry… Read More

FAQs About Ammo: Part 2

Tom McHale — June 30, 2019

In Part 1 of our Ammo FAQs series, we addressed questions, myths and misconceptions related to… Read More

EDC Belt Review: Nexbelt Titan PreciseFit V.4

Scott W. Wagner — June 27, 2019

One of the best things to come out of the concealed carry revolution — aside from increased personal safety —… Read More

Gun Review: Glock 43X

Tom McHale — June 25, 2019

As the great philosopher Jimmy Buffett once said, “Indecision may or may not be my problem.” True words, especially when… Read More

Check Your EDC Gear!

Kevin Michalowski — June 24, 2019

Talk about embarrassing. There is nothing worse than having your gear malfunction in front of people you respect. During a… Read More