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.

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

Fobus Holsters—New SG239

USCCA Editor — August 1, 2006

SG239 Fobus Holster   Introducing the first in the next series of FOBUS Holsters, the SG239 for the… Read More

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