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.

Mossberg’s Done It Again

Ed Combs — January 17, 2020

It’s not all that often I get surprised in this business, but Mossberg’s managed to do so twice in just… Read More

Train With the SIG AIR M17

Kevin Michalowski — January 13, 2020

Would you like to train more and save money? Have you tried airsoft? If you are thinking that… Read More

Selecting the Right Load This Winter

Bob Campbell — January 9, 2020

The winter will drastically change your everyday carry gear, whether by forcing you to add layers and compromising your ability… Read More

CrossBreed’s New Reckoning Holster

Kevin Michalowski — January 6, 2020

CrossBreed is famous for innovative hybrid holsters, and its Reckoning holster offers several innovations that move it even closer to… Read More

Backup Gun Carry Options

Scott W. Wagner — January 2, 2020

It wasn’t until I had three or so years on the job as a cop that I began to carry… Read More

Mounting a Sightmark Red Dot

Kevin Michalowski — December 30, 2019

Red dot sights are all the rage on pistols these days, but they often require some extra work when it… Read More