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.

The Wilderness Safepacker

Duane A. Daiker — August 1, 2006

The Safepacker comes in various sizes to accommodate nearly any gun, including the J-frame snubby. The Safepacker from… Read More

XS Sight Systems

Todd Burgreen — August 1, 2006

S&W640 with Big Dot Tritium front sight (RV-0001N-3) What do you think of when the term “express sight”… Read More

Del Fatti Pocket Holster

Duane A. Daiker — August 1, 2006

There are two other things you need to know about Del Fatti holsters. First, they are not inexpensive,… Read More

High Noon Heaven

Tim Schmidt — August 1, 2006

As I tore open the plastic zip-lock bags, I have to tell you...I was in “High Noon Heaven.”… Read More

Covert Carrier®

Tim Schmidt — August 1, 2006

This is the custom designed “CovertCarrier” holster clip on a North American Arms .380 ACP Guardian. The CovertCarrier… Read More

Barami Hip-Grip

Duane A. Daiker — August 1, 2006

The Hip-Grip is available in several colors: black, off-white, brown and pink, but it won’t win any beauty… Read More