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.

Poor Man’s Guide to Handguns and Stuff

Charles Ellis — January 1, 2007

I have made a few ugly, but usable holsters. Many gun advertisements and articles that I’ve read gave… Read More

Slip 2000 Gun Lube

USCCA Editor — November 1, 2006

You can’t always control the conditions you have to shoot in, but you can control how well your… Read More

Young Designer Markets High-End Leather Concealed Carry Handbags

USCCA Editor — November 1, 2006

The casual-chic Patricia Day Bag retails for $295, is available in Sand Dollar or Navy… Philip Clements, 24,… Read More

Is Your “Tailed Tucked” and Your “Carry Concealed?”

Rev. Richard Wagner, Ph.D., M.Div. — November 1, 2006

“An assault could occur to any one of use, at any given time, in any given location. Wearing… Read More

Risk MK1 Folding Knife by Benchmade

Duane A. Daiker — November 1, 2006

The RSK is available in two sizes: the standard with a 3.44-inch blade, and the mini with a… Read More

SureFire X200 LED WeaponLight

Duane A. Daiker — November 1, 2006

Two models are available. The X200A is a 60-lumen light and the X200B is a 100-lumen light. I… Read More