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.

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Chief’s Special 9mm

George Hill — November 1, 2006

What I really like about the CS9 is that it comes up on plane so easily and precisely. What… Read More

Sharp and Semi-Automatic

Michael S. Black — November 1, 2006

I would like to present to readers five of my own knives that I carry to be politically… Read More

Grandfather Oak Neck Holster

Duane A. Daiker — November 1, 2006

The holster is fashioned from black Kydex with very snug retention. I am constantly looking for new ways… Read More

Bianchi® Introduces the Model 90 Vision Holster

USCCA Editor — October 1, 2006

A semi-closed bottom design covers the light to protect the lens while leaving the muzzle open to allow… Read More

Taking Perfection to the Next Level

USCCA Editor — October 1, 2006

CCF’s focus will be the Law Enforcement market and Glock owners looking for the tuning opportunities alloy frames… Read More

Rock River vs. Wilson Combat

George Hill — October 1, 2006

One of the problems I’m having with this issue’s review is that both of these guns are just… Read More