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.

SHOT Show 2006
George Hill — April 1, 2006

1. S&W M&P pistol with a compact light attached. 2. The Wilson Combat ADP. 3. The STI LS9… Read More

Off-Body Carry—Hidden in Plain Sight
Kevin Michalowski — April 1, 2006

A good fanny pack will easily hold a full-size auto, but there may be some question as to… Read More

Toters™ Jeans From Blackie Collins
Tim Schmidt — February 1, 2006

The pockets also have a super-deep holster panel of this same material sewn right into these main pockets. Read More

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson 3913 TSW for Concealed Carry
Duane A. Daiker — February 1, 2006

In the 1980s, when police departments across the country started trading in their Smith & Wesson revolvers, they looked to… Read More

Kahr Arms PM9
George Hill — February 1, 2006

The PM9’s advantage is that in spite of being so small, it remains very shootable. Many readers have… Read More

Kershaw Tactical Blur Knife
Duane A. Daiker — January 1, 2006

In the Blur configuration, you merely have to press on the thumb studs to start the blade opening… Read More

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