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: North American Arms .22LR Mini Revolver

George Hill — August 1, 2006

NAA may not have pioneered automatic handguns or revolutionized lever action rifles, but they do what they do… Read More

OSS SOE Lapel Dagger

George Hill — July 1, 2006

The best tactic was to tip-toe up behind the guard and grab him from behind in a threatening… Read More

Gun Review: The SCCY CPX-1, Great for Concealed Carry

Duane A. Daiker — July 1, 2006

The CPX-1 is the first firearm offered by Skyy Industries. While the gun may bear some resemblance to… Read More

Gun Review Heckler & Koch P2000 – US Concealed Carry

George Hill — May 1, 2006

Germany’s state police wanted a new gun, but they didn’t want a USP. So HK took the USP,… Read More

The Liger Gun Belt

Duane A. Daiker — May 1, 2006

The Liger Gun Belt is fashioned from man-made synthetics, a proprietary material called Ligerthane. I don’t pretend to… Read More

SureFire U2 Ultra

Duane A. Daiker — May 1, 2006

The U2 Ultra is adjustable to six different light output levels, from 2 to 80 lumens! If you… Read More