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: Beretta 8045 Mini Cougar .45 – USCCA

George Hill — March 1, 2004

The Mini is simply a Cougar with the grip frame cut short. It retains the same length barrel… Read More

A Guide To Pocket Carry

Duane A. Daiker — March 1, 2004

Ultimately, whether you choose pocket carry or another form, the choice of your holster style and material is… Read More

Glock 36

Fred W. Black — January 1, 2004

My main goal today was to compare the difference in feel between the Glock 30 and Glock 36. Read More

Galco Ankle Glove

Fred W. Black — January 1, 2004

The leather holster portion was stitched to a thick, wide neoprene strap. This strap was then wrapped around… Read More

Revision Sawfly Military Eyewear System

Duane A. Daiker — February 1, 2000

Protect your eyesight with eyewear by Revision. If you are carrying a concealed firearm, you need to be… Read More