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.

Check Your EDC Gear!
Kevin Michalowski — June 24, 2019

Talk about embarrassing. There is nothing worse than having your gear malfunction in front of people you respect. During a… Read More

Defensive Ammunition: Keep It Simple
John Caile — June 21, 2019

In his now-famous treatise, “Handgun Wounding Factors and Effectiveness,” FBI Supervisory Special Agent Urey Patrick explained “that the goal of… Read More

Make Ready for Concealed Carry
Scott W. Wagner — June 20, 2019

After reviewing the new Colt Night Cobra .38 Special revolver back in November, I was so… Read More

Gear We Love — May/June 2019
USCCA — June 19, 2019

ARX .38 Special ARX .38 Special You went out of your way to acquire the lightest .38 revolver… Read More

Gun Safes in Your Vehicle
Tom McHale — June 18, 2019

When you gotta go, you gotta go. Since you’re reading this USCCA publication, I think we can safely assume that… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Ammo: Part 1
Tom McHale — June 16, 2019

The world of ammunition is chock-full of questions, myths and misconceptions. Let’s take a closer look at some of the… Read More

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