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.

Concealed Carry: Gun vs. Knife

John Caile — July 5, 2019

Most men and women who carry a firearm for personal protection have heard the old saying: “Never bring a knife… Read More

Gun Review: Kel-Tec SUB2000 .40 — Survival Carbine Extraordinaire!

Scott W. Wagner — July 4, 2019

As the 2019 summer vacation and travel season kicks into high gear, it is important to… Read More

The Holster Effect

Jessica Koth — July 2, 2019

Holsters. It’s a love-hate relationship. Everyone has an opinion on what is the best and what you should try. By the… Read More

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